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Mayor, At Large

District 2, West

District 4, N. East
District 6, South

Tyler City Council elections are held in May of each year. The election for Mayor and Council Districts 2, 4, and 6 are held on even numbered years. The election for Council Districts 1, 3, and 5 are held on odd numbered years. All candidates for Tyler City Council elections must register with the City Clerk’s Office and meet the following requirements, as set forth in the City Charter: 

Be a qualified voter in the City;

  • Not be in arrears in the payment of taxes or any other liabilities to said City;
  • Be a resident of the district from which election is sought for at least six months prior to the election;
  • Continue to reside in that district while representing it.

The City Clerk’s Office is located on the first floor of Tyler City Hall, 212 N. Bonner. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Mayor and Council members serve two-year terms, with a term limit of three consecutive terms. They are not paid for their service to the citizens of Tyler.

Tyler residents must be registered voters to participate in the City Council election. Voter registration is handled through the Smith County Voter Registration Office. For more information about who may vote in Texas please view A Guide to Voter Registration published by the Office of the Secretary of State, or call the Smith County Voter Registration Office at 903-590-4777.

2014 Election Calendar


First Day to file for place on ballot Jan. 29, 2014

Last Day to file for place on general election ballot (Mayor, District 2, 4 and 6) February 28, 2014     

Drawing to determine order of names on ballot March 7, 2014

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail March 11, 2014 

Last Day to Register to Vote April 10, 2014 

First Day of Early Voting April 28, 2014

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail May 1, 2014
(received not postmarked)

Last Day of Early Voting May 6, 2014

Election Day May 10, 2014
Election Returns may be canvassed between May 13-21, 2014

2014 Voting Locations

Early Voting:       302 E. Ferguson St.
April 28 – May 6 vote from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

May 6 & 7, 2014 (7:00 am to 7:00 pm)

Election Day:
Saturday May 10th

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

To view this on the City of Tyler website, click HERE