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A General Election will be held on May 2, 2020 for the purpose of electing an At-Large Mayor Pro Tem and Commissioners for Ward 2 and Ward 4.  The candidate filing period for a place on the ballot is January 15, 2020 thru February 14, 2020. 

The City contracts with Ellis County to conduct all elections.  Qualified voters in the City of Ennis will be able to cast their ballots on Election Day and during Early Voting at any Ellis County Vote Center.  Early Voting will be conducted April 20, 2020 thru April 28, 2020.  Locations in the City of Ennis include (subject to change):

  •      Ellis County Sub Courthouse, 207 Sonoma Trail, Ennis, TX  75119
  •      Ennis Public Library, 501 W. Ennis Avenue, Ennis, TX  75119
  •      Faith Assemble of God, 1810 W Baldridge Street, Ennis, TX  75119

For information regarding Ellis County Elections Vote Centers and Voting Equipment -  


Texas Election Code Section 141.001 sets the following requirements for Public Office

  • Be a United State Citizen
  • Be 18 years of age upon the commencement of the term to be filled at the election
  • Have been a resident of Texas for at least 12 months as of the deadline for filing for office
  • Have been a resident of the City for at least 6 months as of the  deadline for filing for office
  • 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 found mentally incompetent by a final judgement of the court