Election Information

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May 1, 2021- Municipal General Election
On January 26, 2021 the Roanoke City Council passed Ordinance No. 2021-102, ordering a General Election to be held on May 1, 2021 for the purpose of electing the Mayor and three (3) City Council Members, one (1) per Ward, all for three (3) Year terms. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Early Voting by Personal Appearance for Denton County registered voters will be held at the Roanoke Public Library, Meeting Rooms A & B, located at 308 S. Walnut - April 19, 2021 - April 27, 2021.

For a complete list of Denton County early voting locations and times, please click here

Early Voting by Personal Appearance for Tarrant County registered voters will be held at Keller Town Hall, located at 1100 Bear Creek Parkway - April 19, 2021 - April 27, 2021.

For a complete list of Tarrant County early voting locations and times, please click here.

Notice of General Election - May 1, 2021
ORD NO 2021-102 - Ordering May 1, 2021 General Election - English
ORD NO 2021-102 - Ordering May 1, 2021 General Election - Spanish
ORD NO 2021-102 - Ordering May 1, 2021 General Election - Vietnamese


Candidate Eligibility for Office - City of Roanoke Charter, Section 5.02

 First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
 Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot
 Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:00 pm
 Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy
 Tuesday, February 16, 2021 
 Last Day to Register to Vote
 Thursday, April 1, 2021
 First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance
 Monday, April 19, 2021
 Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)
 Monday, April 20, 2021
 Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance
 Tuesday, April 27, 2021
 Last Day to Receive Ballot By Mail
 Saturday May 1, 2021 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. 
(unless a late-arriving deadline applies)



May 1, 2021 - Municipal Special Election
On January 26, 2021 the Roanoke City Council passed Ordinance No. 2021-103, ordering a Special Election to be held on May 1, 2021 to fill a current vacancy for a Ward 3 City Council Member position for a remaining two year term. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Early Voting by Personal Appearance for Denton County registered voters will be held at the Roanoke Public Library, Meeting Rooms A & B, located at 308 S. Walnut - April 19, 2021 - April 27, 2021.

For a complete list of Denton County early voting locations and times, please click here

Notice of Special Election - May 1, 2021
ORD NO 2021-103- Ordering May 1, 2021 Special Election - English
ORD NO 2021-103- Ordering May 1, 2021 Special Election - Spanish


Candidate Eligibility for Office - City of Roanoke Charter, Section 5.02

First Day to File for a Place on the Special Election Ballot Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Last Day to File for a Place on the Special Election Ballot Monday, March 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy Monday, March 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Last Day to Register to Vote Thursday, April 1, 2021
First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, April 19, 2021
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Monday, April 20, 2021
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Last Day to Receive Ballot By Mail  Saturday, May 1, 2021 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. 
(unless a late-arriving deadline applies)

Additional Details


For additional details and polling locations, please visit the Denton or Tarrant County Election Administration websites.

Denton County Resources


Denton County Election Administration
Phone: 940-349-3200 (Metro) 
Denton County elections website

 

Tarrant County Resources

Tarrant County Automated Voter Help Line
Phone: 817-831-8683 
Tarrant County elections website

 

Ballot by Mail


If you are physically unable to travel to a voting location to cast your vote either on election day or during early voting, you may apply for a ballot by mail with your county of residence:

**Ballot by Mail Applications are only good for one calendar year.