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Election Information
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Notice of Election

May 6, 2017 Election

The results of the May 6, 2017 election were as follows:

Ruben Gonzalez replaced Ward Sanders, Jr. as District 1 Alderman.

Sam Cortez retains his District 2 seat.

Jamie Dahler won the District 3 seat by receiving 16 votes to Brandon L. Frie's 3 votes, she replaces Kevin Keith on the Council.

Both Aldermen Gonzalez and Cortez were unopposed in their races, and those elections were cancelled.

The election held for District 3 had a very poor showing.  Only 5.2% of the registered voters in District 3 voted, with a total of 19 votes cast.

Jamie Dahler becomes only the third woman to be elected to a Lytle City Council.  Mrs. Dahler also makes history by becoming the first spouse of a former Alderman to serve on the Council.


2018 City Election
The 2018 City election will be for the purpose of electing  a Mayor and Aldermen for Districts 4 and 5.

If things stay as they are, and the legislature doesn't change the city's May election date, the next city election will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018.

If things are changed by the legislature, then the city election will be moved to November.  We will let you know as soon as we know.

General Election Information
The City Secretary serves as the city's Chief Election Official.

The City of Lytle holds its election for city council and Mayor on the second Saturday in May of each year.  At the present time, the election for Districts 1, 2, and 3 are held in odd numbered years, while the election for Districts 4, 5, and the Mayor are held in even numbered years.

The next scheduled City Election is Saturday, May 6th, 2017.
This election will be for the purpose of electing Council Members for District 1, 2 and 3.

Early voting for this election will be held from April 24th thru May 2nd, at the Lytle City Hall from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  On Tuesday, April 25th and Tuesday, May 2nd, early voting hours are extended to 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

On Election Day, the polls will also be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.   If you have any questions. please feel free to contact the City Secretary at 830-709-3692 option 7.


The City Council had also called an election to elect Aldermen for Districts 1 and 2.  However, those district races did not receive more than one candidate.  Therefore, the Districts 1 and 2 unopposed candidates were declared elected at the March meeting, as per Section 2.053 of the Texas Election Code.  Ordinance No. 394 adopted on March 13th declared the following elected:
                            District 1-Ruben Gonzalez
                            District 2-Sam Cortez
District Map

District Maps (1-5)

Qualifications for Mayor
In Type A general law municipalities, every candidate for the office of mayor must meet the following qualifications:
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have been a resident of Texas for at least 12 months, as of the deadline for filing for the office
  • Have resided in the city for at least 12 months preceding election day 
  • Have a current voter registration certificate
  • Be 18 years of age or older upon the commencement of the term to be filled at the election
  • Not have been convicted of a felony for which he or she has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities
  • Not have been deemed mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court


Qualifications for Council Member
In general law municipalities, the qualifications for the office of council member are:
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have been a resident of Texas for at least 12 months, as of the deadline for filing for the office
  • Have resided in the city for at least 6 months preceding election day
  • Have a current voter registration certificate
  • Be 18 years of age or older upon the commencement of the term to be filled at the election
  • Not have been convicted of a felony for which he or she has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities
  • Not have been deemed mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court



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City of Lytle
14916 Main St
Lytle, TX 78052
Ph: (830) 709-3692