May 4, 2019 Election (City Council Place 1 & 2 / Mayor) 

Applications for a place on the ballot for the May 4, 2019 Election will be accepted January 16, 2019 thru February 15, 2019, Monday - Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. 

Applications must be submitted to the City Secretary's office at City Hall, 105 E Hwy 67, Venus, TX 76084. 

Click here to view the Notice of Deadline to File.

Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot

Notice of Voting Order Priority


For Candidates

It is the responsibility and honor of the City Secretary's Office to conduct and oversee the City Council election process for the City of Midlothian. Elections are conducted annually on the Uniform Election Day in May (the first Saturday in May.)

However, Texas Election laws regarding campaign finances and legal matters limit the role of the City Secretary’s Office to accepting and filing the various candidate applications, affidavits and statements and noting the date of filing. 

The required election forms and instruction guides are provided on this site for your convenience. Please note that all election records and campaign reports are considered Open Records and will be viewed as such by newspaper/media reporters and opponents.

Political Sign Information

City of Venus Temporary Sign Ordinance - Political Signs

Texas Department of Transportation - Rules on Campaign Signs

Political Advertising - What You Need To Know


Reporting, Contributions & Expenditures

Questions regarding reporting procedures, contributions and expenditures are to be directed to the Texas Ethics Commission at (512) 463-5800 or (800) 325-8506 

Election Law

Questions regarding election law are to be directed to the Secretary of State at (512) 463-5650 or (800) 252-86836