Candidate filing period starts for Mayor and Districts 2, 6

Jan 17, 2023

The first day to file for a place on the ballot for candidates who wish to run for Mayor or the District 2 or 6 seats on the Georgetown City Council, is Wednesday, Jan. 18. The filing deadline is Friday, Feb. 17.

Completed applications for candidacy should be submitted at City Hall, 808 Martin Luther King Jr. St. To see maps of council districts, go to

Georgetown City Council members serve three-year terms representing one of seven, single-member districts. The mayor also serves a three-year term. Candidates for mayor or City Council must be at least 21 years of age on the first day of the term of office, a citizen, and a qualified voter of the State of Texas and the City of Georgetown. Candidates for mayor must be a resident of Georgetown for a period of 12 months preceding election day. Candidates for council district seats must be a resident of the council district the member would be representing for a period of 12 months preceding election day.

The last day to register to vote for the May election is April 6.

Early in-person voting is April 24-May 2. Election day is May 6. Early voting and Election day polling places, dates, and times will be listed at

For details about the city election, go to

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