General Election

Information and Candidate Filing

The regularly scheduled General Election will be held May 5, 2018 for Mayor and City Council Districts 1 & 2.  

Candidates may file an application for a place on the ballot for the General Election between Jan. 17 - Feb. 16. Candidates may file during normal office hours at the City of Longview City Secretary's office, located at City Hall 300 W. Cotton St. 

Voting Information:


Early Voting:

Early voting is conducted in the lobby of City Hall, located at 300 W. Cotton St. at the following days and times: 


  • Monday, April 23 - 27 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 30 and Tuesday, May 1 from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Election Day Voting:

Election Day voting will take place on Saturday, May 5 from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. at your designated polling place.     

Voter Registration

The last day for a person who is not registered to vote to register to vote and be eligible to vote in this election is April 5, 2018.   Please see the links below regarding new Texas requirements for Voter ID.