Positions On the Ballot
- Mayor - Unexpired Term through May, 2019
- Councilmember Place 1* (will officially be added at the Special Meeting July 6th)
- Councilmember Place 2* - Unexpired Term through May, 2019 (will officially be added at the Special Meeting July 6th)
Councilmember Place 3 (will officially be added at Special Meeting July 6th)
*Council will officially accept Mr. van Bloemendaal's and Ms. Dana-Bashian's resignations at their Regular meeting of June 20th.
Interested in Running?
The City Secretary's Office has published a Candidate's Guide, which provides helpful information regarding important dates, required forms, campaign finance information, important contact information and includes all the paperwork necessary to become a candidate.
To request a guide, just fill out the Candidate Guide Request Form
MAYOR: Begins Wednesday, June 7th with a deadline of Monday, June 26th at 5:00 p.m. (Write-In candidates have the same deadline.)
COUNCILMEMBER: Begins Friday, July 7th with a deadline of Monday, July 17th at 5:00 p.m. (Write-In candidates have the same deadline.)
Candidate paperwork can be turned in Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Office of the City Secretary located at City Hall, 4000 Main Street, Rowlett, Texas 75088 (or mailed to the same address - filed date is date of receipt and not date postmarked).
Official List of Candidates
The following candidates have filed the necessary paperwork, which has been reviewed and verified by staff. These names will appear on the ballot - the order to be determined by a drawing to be held July 18th.
MAYOR Bruce Hargrave
Robbert van Bloemendaal
To vote in this Special Election, you must be registered by July 27, 2017. This includes updating changes of address or name changes/corrections.
To check your voter registration status, you may look up your information on the Dallas County Elections
website. If you are a Rowlett resident in Rockwall County, you may look up your registration information on the Rockwall County Elections
Early Voting will take place at the City Hall Annex, 4004 Main Street (where you pay your water bill) the following dates and times:
Wednesday thru Friday August 9 thru August 11, 2017 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday thru Friday August 14 thru August 18, 2017 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
August 19, 2017 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday August 20, 2017 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday August 21 – 22, 2017 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
*PLEASE NOTE - THERE WILL BE ONLY ONE LOCATION FOR EARLY VOTING
Saturday, August 26, 2017, voting will also take place at the City Hall Annex, 4004 Main Street between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
*PLEASE NOTE - THERE WILL BE ONLY ONE LOCATION FOR ELECTION DAY VOTING
Notice/Order of Special Election August 26, 2017
Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot
All other voting information can be found by visiting the County Elections Departments' websites directly by clicking the links or calling their telephone numbers:
Dallas County Elections
Rockwall County Elections