Local Elections Are Just Around The Corner
Voting in local elections is crucial for ensuring that the community’s needs and priorities are represented in government decision-making. It is your chance to have a direct impact on the future of your community. From funding for schools and infrastructure, to public safety and land use development, the decisions made by local elected officials affect your daily life.
Additionally, local officials play an important role in the enforcement of state laws. They have the power to deprioritize strict laws that may not align with the values and beliefs of the community. For example, in Texas, local officials can choose to not enforce strict abortion laws that may not be supported by the majority of their constituents.
Participating in local elections also gives citizens the opportunity to hold elected officials accountable for their actions and to have a say in shaping the future of their community. Low voter turnout in local elections can lead to a lack of diverse perspectives and representation in government, resulting in policies that do not meet the needs of all community members.
In addition, voting in local elections is often more convenient and accessible than in national elections. Polling locations and early voting options are typically more abundant, and the stakes in local elections are often more personal and immediate.
That is why it is important that you show up and vote on May 6th. Your vote matters and has the power to shape the future of your community. Don’t miss this opportunity to make your voice heard and have a say in the decisions that affect your daily life, including the enforcement of state laws.
Take action today, and make sure to mark May 6th on your calendar as the day to make your voice heard and vote in your local elections. Don’t wait, be a part of shaping your community’s future.
|Sunday, January 1, 2023||Vote By Mail Application Available||Vote By Mail Application|
|Thursday, April 6, 2023||Last Day to Register for May Election||Voter Registration Application|
|Tuesday, April 25, 2023||First Day of Early Voting||Find Your Early Voting Location|
|Tuesday, April 25, 2023||Vote By Mail Application MUST Be Received||Ballot Tracker App|
|Tuesday, May 2, 2023||Last Day of Early Voting||Find Your Early Voting Location|
|Saturday, May 6, 2023||Election Day||Find Your Voting Location|
|Saturday, June 10, 2023||Run Off Election (if needed)|
We are here to help you navigate registration and voting. If you are confused or unsure, please feel free to reach out to us on any social media or use this form.
Where To Find Information About Candidates
The best way to get information about who will be on your ballot is to check your county’s election site. It is a bit early to check candidates on the ballot. Though some have already applied, the application is due February 17th for candidates. Here are some of the links for the counties around Tarrant:
- Tarrant County
- Denton County
- Johnson County
- Hood County
- Dallas County
- Ellis County
- Parker County
- Wise County
Where To Find Information About Your Current Elected Officials
The Texas Tribune has a valuable resource for residents of Texas who want to stay informed about their current elected officials. The directory includes information on who represents you in the state legislature, as well as on the federal level in the U.S. Congress. It also includes a list of county-level officials, such as judges and sheriffs.
The website is easy to navigate and searchable by address, making it simple for residents to find out who represents them and how to contact them. It also includes links to the officials’ campaign websites and social media accounts, making it easy to stay informed about their positions and actions.
You can also find out about your local elected officials on your county’s election website.
Join Us May 6th!
Voting in local elections is crucial for ensuring that the community’s needs and priorities are represented in government decision-making. Local officials make decisions that directly impact daily life, such as funding for schools and infrastructure, public safety, and land use development. They also have the power to deprioritize strict laws that may not align with the values and beliefs of the community.
It is important to show up and vote on May 6th, to make your voice heard and have a say in the decisions that affect your daily life.
Don’t miss this opportunity to shape the future of your community. Take action today, mark May 6th on your calendar and make sure you vote in the local elections. Remember, your vote matters, and it’s your right and duty as a citizen to participate in the democratic process.