The City of San Angelo holds its General Election on the second Saturday of May. The election of the Mayor, Single Member District Councilmembers 2, 4 and 6 are held on odd-numbered years. The election of Single Member District Councilmembers 1, 3 and 5 are held on even-numbered years.
Early voting is conducted at the Tom Green County Elections Office at 113 W. Beauregard Ave., second floor of the Edd B. Keyes Building.
Results of City Council and City-related elections are canvassed at a special meeting of the City Council eight to 11 days following the actual election date. A reception honoring outgoing and incoming elected officials is heldin the Council Chambers following the canvassing.
Voter registration cards can be obtained from the Tom Green County Elections Office, located on the second floor of the Edd B. Keyes Building, 113 W. Beauregard Ave. Questions regarding registration can be referred to the Elections Administrator at 325-659-6541.
A cumulative report is available from 1996 to current. Click here to access the report.
City qualifications for Mayor and City Council
The City is divided into six geographic districts. Each member, with the exception of the Mayor, shall be required to be a resident of and elected by the registered voters residing in that district. The Mayor may reside anywhere in the City and shall be elected at-large.
In addition to the requirements prescribed by law, the following shall be the qualifications for the members of the City Council:
- Candidates for the City Council shall have been City residents for the 12 months next preceding the election and candidates for Single Member District representatives shall have been residents of their respective districts for six months next preceding the election.
- No member shall be an employee of the City.
- All candidates must possess the qualifications of a voter.
- No person shall be eligible for the City Council who, at the time of taking office, is delinquent in payment of a valid tax levy, assessment paving lien or contractual debt or is indebted to the City in any sum of money on judgment.
- No member shall have an interest in the profits or emoluments of any contract, job, work or service for the City.
- No member shall have an interest in the sale to the City of any supplies, equipment or material.
Any member who shall cease to possess any of the qualifications herein required shall forfeit his office.
Any contract in which a member is or becomes interested may be declared void by the Council.
Each person elected to City office, as a condition to being administered the oath of office, shall have filed with the City Clerk a signed, sworn statement indicating that he or she is in compliance with the above-stated qualifications and requirements.
Each person subject to this provision shall file with the City Clerk a signed, sworn, updated revision of this statement, annually, while in office.
Term of office
The Mayor and each Council member shall serve a term of two years and until his successor is elected and qualified unless sooner removed from office by death, resignation or recall. If a City Council Member ceases to be a resident of the district from which he was elected, he shall be deemed to have automatically resigned from office. (Sections 7, 8 & 9 Code of Ordinance)
For more information, see City Charter under Code of Ordinances.