Want to make your voice heard? The City of Frisco General Election is happening Saturday, May 6, 2023. Read this article to understand 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 6th, 2023 election is to have a voter registration form postmarked by April 6, 2023. The library has voter registration forms with paid postage available at our Ask Us desks.
There is NO online voter registration 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, opens a new window.
What forms of identification will I need to vote?
Texas state law requires that voters show a form of identification when they go to vote. The Texas Secretary of State lists seven forms of identification as acceptable to present to polling staff to vote. Those seven forms of identification are:
- Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
- Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
- Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS
- Texas Handgun License issued by DPS
- United States Military Identification Card containing the person’s photograph
- United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person’s photograph
- United States Passport (book or card)
Expired documents may be used but the regulations vary based on age. If you are aged 18-69, you may use a document that is expired by no more than four years. If you are 70 years or older, you may use any expired document that is otherwise valid. If you are unable to provide one of these documents or want greater clarification, visit here, opens a new window to learn more.
When’s the election?
Election Day is Saturday, May 6, 2021. The early voting period for the election will run from Monday, April 24, 2023 to Tuesday, May 2, 2023. 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.
What’s on the Ballot?
City Council and Mayor
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 and the mayor are elected for a three-year term. The following city council places are on the ballot:
- City Council Place 5
- City Council Place 6
Learn more about the City of Frisco elections here, opens a new window.