The City Council passed a resolution Monday that officially sets the date for the May joint election. The Richardson City Council election will be held Saturday, May 1, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Other key dates in the election process recognized in the resolution include:

  • Filing deadline for candidate positions: Feb. 12 at 5 p.m.
  • Early voting: April 19-27
  • Early voting ballot-by-mail deadline: April 20 (by close of business)

Anyone wishing to obtain a candidate packet must contact the City Secretary’s Office in advance to schedule a pick-up time, 972-744-4290 or by e-mail to Alternatively, an electronic version of the packet is available by e-mail upon request. Website: