Elections

City Hall is not a polling location. For more details about the election and to find your Election Day Polling Location, visit the Dallas County Elections web page at dallascountyvotes.org. 

The deadline to file for a place on the May 10, 2014 General Election was Feb. 28, 2014 at 5 p.m.

Incumbent District 1 Councilman Tim Campbell, District 2 Councilwoman Anita Goebel and District 4 Councilman B.J. Williams are uncontested and the election for these districts is cancelled.

The election for District 5 is unaffected and will be held May 10, 2014. There are two candidates for Council District 5:  Terry G. Kaliney and Billy Mack Williams. Voters must vote at their assigned precinct location on Election Day.

 Notice for the May 10, 2014 General Election

 Thursday, April 10, 2014  Last day to register to vote
 Thursday, May 1, 2014        Last day to receive application for Ballot by Mail
  Friday, May 2, 2014      Last day to receive FPCA application for Ballot by Mail
 Monday, April 28, 2014  Early Voting Begins
  Tuesday, May 6, 2014  Early Voting Ends
 Saturday, May 10, 2014  Election Day  7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

      
Early Voting Information

 Dallas County registered voters may vote at any Dallas County Early Voting Location. The Garland early voting location is Richland College – Garland Campus, 675 W. Walnut Street, Garland.

Dallas Co. Early Voting Dates and Times:

 Monday, April 28  -   Friday, May 2, 2014                                                                 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 Saturday, May 3, 2014     8 a.m. to 5p.m.
 Sunday, May 4, 2014 1 to 6 p.m.
 Monday, May 5 - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
 

Election Day Polling Place Information 

Dallas County voters must vote at their assigned precinct location on Election Day.

Where can I find more information about City Elections?

Contact City Secretary Lisa Palomba at 972-205-2404 at the City Secretary's Office, 200 N. Fifth St., Garland, TX 75040 (fourth floor). 

**NEW** Photo ID Now Required for Voting in Texas

Texas Secretary of State John Steen announced June 25, 2013, that photo identification will now be required when voting in Texas elections. This requirement is effective immediately.

Here is a list of the acceptable forms of photo ID:

  • 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 concealed 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
  • Additional Information

Acceptable Credentials for Voter Identification (flier)

The majority of the Garland City Limits lies within the boundaries of Dallas County. Dallas County residents may visit Dallas County Elections at Dallascountyvotes.org for further information. You may also call 214-819-6300 for general information or 214.819.6389 for voter registration information.
A small portion of Garland lies within the boundaries of Collin County. Collin County residents may visit Collin County Elections website. You may also call 800-687-8546.

NOVEMBER 5, 2013
SPECIAL ELECTION 

UNOFFICIAL VOTE RESULTS FOR PROPOSITION NO. 1

"Shall the ad valorem tax rate of the City of Garland, Texas be increased in the amount of 2 cents per hundred dollars of assessed value, the revenue of such increase to be dedicated to the refurbishment of existing streets within the City?”

Garland Dallas County residents- voter turnout was 5.6%. Results were 4,040 in favor (68.36%) and 1,870 against (31.64%).

Garland Collin County residents – voter turnout was 9.4% Results were 6 in favor (46.15%) and 7 against (53.85%).