City of Alvarado Elections

City of Alvarado Elections

Welcome to the City of Alvarado City Secretary’s              Election page. The following information is provided                   to guide voters and potential candidates through                        the election process.           

City Secretary’s Office Election Role

The City Secretary’s Office is responsible for managing and conducting the City of Alvarado's municipal elections.                                       The Office is also responsible for providing local candidates, local officeholders, and specific-purpose committees                                    access to applications, forms, deadlines, reports and other documents related to election information.   The Office is                                     also responsible for meeting all legal requirements and notifying voters of upcoming elections.  The City may                                         contract a particular election with the Johnson County Election Administrator to conduct election voting, but                                                   the authority with whom required election documents are filed and required notices remain with the City Secretary’s                                Office.   The Office also preserves the required documents in accordance with the State of Texas Library and                                          Archive Commission Retention Schedule.  

City of Alvarado, May 6, 2023 General Election

All Notices are linked and are in green.

 DescriptionDeadline or Timeframe
Deadline to post candidate requirements Friday, May 6, 2022
Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline Monday, December 19, 2022 
First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).Sunday, January 1, 2023

First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (see tab "Get to Know the Candidates and the Required Filings")Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a Measure Friday, February 17, 2023 
Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot Friday, February 17, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
Drawing for Place on the Ballot                                                 Monday, February 27, 2023
Last Day to Register to VoteThursday, April 6, 2023 
First Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceMonday, April 24, 2023  
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance      Tuesday, May 2, 2023 
Last day to Receive Ballot by MailSaturday, May 6, 2023 (election day) at 7:00 p.m.                                               if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday,                                       May 8, 2023 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m.                       if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of                
the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter              deadlines apply) 

For additional questions contact:         Beth A Walls, City Secretary

                                                                 817-790-3351 Ext. 114  or                          o

                                                                 104 College Ave. Alvarado, TX 76009

                                                                 Johnson County Elections Administrator/Early Voting Clerk 

                                                                              Register to Vote

See the Register to Vote tab.

What to bring to the poll.  

Future City Election Dates

  • Mayor and three City Council positions - May 4, 2024*
  • Three City Council positions - May 3, 2025*

* The City will be holding a special election in May, 2023 for a Charter decision. If the Charter passes, this information will change and the website will be updated accordingly.

More information

There are several rules regarding political advertising and political signs.  Below are the different rules and regulations that candidates and specific-purpose committees must follow.

Secretary of State ((click here)

Texas Department of Transportation (click here)

Texas Ethics Commission (click here)