General Election - November 7, 2017  - CLOSED

Council Positions up for Election: Council Members for Ward 2, Ward 3, and Ward 5

The following candidates who filed for council seats are declared Unopposed: 

Ward 2 - Mary Hart
Ward 3 - Betty Williams
Ward 5 - Bill Harp


Election Precinct Maps
Ward 2   Ward 3   Ward 5

Helpful Election Links

Notices of Election
Notice of General Election - CANCELLED. See Cancellation Order here.
Notice of Special Election - English or Spanish
See SAMPLE Ballot here.


A Special Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 for the purpose of voting for or against city proposed and restated Charter Amendments. Click here for a list of proposed Charter Amendments.  Special Election - CLOSED and pending official results from Bowie County Elections Office.


Photo ID Required for Voting in Texas
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Polling Locations
General Election is Cancelled. All candidates are unopposed. ~ Click here for Special Election.

Registering to Vote and Voting by Mail
Last day to Register to Vote: October 10, 2017 (Tuesday)
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked): October 27, 2017 (Friday)

Details for Early Voting
Both locations will be opened between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm beginning Monday, October 23, 2017 and ending Friday, October 27, 2017.  There will be NO weekend voting.   The final week of early voting will be conducted as follows:  Monday & Tuesday, October 30th & October 31st, 2017, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Wednesday & Thursday, November 1st & 2nd, 2017, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.; and Friday, November 3rd, 2017 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Early Voting will be held at the following two locations:

Bowie County Courthouse (1st Floor – Lounge)
710 James Bowie Drive; New Boston, TX 75570


Bi-State Justice Center Building (West Side – Entrance)
100 No. State Line Avenue; Texarkana, TX 75501

For more information, call the Bowie County Elections Office at (903) 628.6809.




 **ALL POLLS WILL BE OPEN FROM 7:00 a.m. TO 7:00 p.m.**