Yes! It’s time to get ready to vote again! In this rendition of How to Vote in Frisco, we’re covering the May 2021 municipal and school district elections. Keep reading to learn how to register, when the election is, where you can vote, and what’s on the ballot.
Can I still register to vote?
The last day to register to vote for the May 2021 election is to have a voter registration form postmarked by April 1, 2021. The library has voter registration forms with paid postage available at the 1st Floor Ask Us desk!
You can not register to vote online in the state of Texas. The Texas Secretary of State has an informal online application that can be filled out and then printed and mailed to your county’s voter administration. The form can be found here.
When’s the election?
Election Day is Saturday May 1, 2021. The early voting period for the election will run from April 19, 2021 to April 27, 2021. Check with your county voter administration for exact voting dates and times.
Where can I vote?
In State of Texas, counties control many of the rules and regulations of elections, including where you will vote. Frisco is in both Collin County and Denton County. Collin County and Denton County have different rules on where you will vote. This means where you can vote will vary depending on where you live in the City of Frisco.
The Collin County election administration states that it uses “Vote Centers”, meaning that Collin County residents registered to vote in Collin County can vote at any polling location in the county. The links below provide a list of polling centers in the county:
Election Day Voting Locations Link
The Denton County election administration states that during the early voting period, voters registered in Denton County can vote at any polling location within the county. The difference is on election day itself. On election day, you must vote at your assigned polling location. The links below provide more information. The first link provides a list of early voting locations. The second link allows you to look yourself up in the voter database and will give you your assigned polling location for election day. The third link provides all election day voting locations in the county and the precincts that are assigned to them.
Election Day Voting Location Lookup Link
All Denton County Election Day Voting Locations Link
What’s on the ballot?
City of Frisco
The City of Frisco has a city council that is made up of one mayor and six councilmembers. The mayor and councilmembers are elected at-large. Each councilmember is elected for a four years with staggered terms. The following city council places are on the ballot:
- City Council Place 1
- City Council Place 3
Learn more about the City of Frisco elections here.
Frisco Independent School District
Frisco ISD elects a board of trustees that is made up of seven trustee members, elected at-large. Each term is for three years and the terms are staggered. Frisco ISD has the following has two trustees on the ballot:
- Frisco Independent School District Trustee, Place 6
- Frisco Independent School District Trustee, Place 7
Learn more about the Frisco ISD election here.
Collin County Community College District (also known as Collin College)
Collin College elects a board of trustee made up of nine trustee members, elected at-large. Each term is for six years and terms are staggered. Collin College has the following three trustees on the ballot:
- Trustee, Place 7
- Trustee, Place 8
- Trustee, Place 9
Learn more about the Collin College election here.
Note: Only Collin County residents will vote in the Collin College election.