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Important Voting Dates:

Last Day to Register to Vote is 30 days prior to an election.

View more information about registering to vote

Last Day to Register to Vote: Monday, October 10, 2023

First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance: Monday, October 23, 2023

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked): Friday, October 27, 2023

Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance: Friday, November 3, 2023

Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail: Tuesday, November 7, 2023 (election day) at 7:00 p.m. OR Wednesday, November 8, 2023 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military deadlines


Dates for Filing an Application for a Place on the

City of RIESEL General Election Ballot for the November 7, 2023 Joint General Election.

Start Date: Saturday, July 22, 2023
End Date: Monday, August 21, 2023

Applications can be filed with the City Secretary

during normal business hours,

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Physical Address for filing application:
Riesel City Hall
104 N. Highway 6
Riesel, TX 76682

Mailing Address for filing application:

City of Riesel, PO Box 249, Riesel, TX 76682


2023 Joint General Election 

City of Riesel Council Members are elected during the November election. There are three City Council Member positions expiring in 2023. 


The Council Members with terms expiring in 2023 are:

  • Council Member: Kooper Sjolander

  • Council Member: Jeanne Lehrmann

  • Council Member: Roger Fitzpatrick

Eligibility Requirements to apply for place on ballot

Qualifications for Office Type A City (Local Gov't Code, Section 22.032)



  • Be  a Citizen of the United States

  • Be 18 years old

  • Have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment in court

  • Have No felony convictions

  • Have resided in the state continuously for the previous 12 months

  • Must be a registered voter in the City of Riesel by the filing deadline

  • Must satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for this office

  • Council Member candidate residency requirements - 1 year in state prior to the filing deadline and 6 months residency in city limits prior to the filing deadline

  • Mayoral candidate residency requirements -1 year in state prior to filing deadline 

       and one year residency in city limits prior to election day



McLennan County Election Page

Applications for ballot by mail should be mailed to:

Jared Goldsmith
McLennan County Elections Administrator
P.O. Box 2450
Waco, Texas 76703-2450
Email Election Administrator


Helpful Election Links:

Texas Secretary of State

Texas Ethics Commission

McLennan County Elections Office


Voter ID Requirements

Pursuant to State Law, voter ID is required when voting in the State of Texas. For detailed information on this law, visit the Texas Secretary of State’s website.


Ballot Candidates for November 7, 2023 Joint General Election
Council Member 1: To to be Determined
Council Member 2: To to be Determined 
Council Member 3: To to be Determined


Miscellaneous Documents

2023 Ballot Certification (.pdf)

Election Calendar (link to SOS website)

City of Riesel Order of Election (.pdf)

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