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The Elections Administrator is responsible for all federal, state, and county elections. In addition, cities, school districts, and political subdivisions can contract with the office to conduct their election.  
The Elections Administrator also serves as the County Voter Registrar, the Early Voting Clerk, and is responsible for all voting equipment owned by Gonzales County.  
The Elections Administrator also serves to accept filings of Campaign Finance, Appointments of Campaign Treasurers, and other filings related to campaign finance.

 

Individuals who vote at the Gonzales County Voting Precinct 12 location will no longer go to JB Wells Expo Center on Election Day

The Gonzales County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to move the Voting Precinct 12 box to the Riverside Community Center, 110 Saint Lawrence St., permanently.

Notice to Change Polling Location Precinct 12

VOTER ID REQUIREMENTS

Texas voters must show acceptable photo identification at the polling location before being accepted for voting, please refer to the link below for voter ID requirements.

New Voter ID Requirements (pdf)

“Pursuant to Section 63.0015, Election Code, an election officer may give voting order priority to individuals with a mobility problem that substantially impairs the person's ability to move around. A person assisting an individual with a mobility problem may also, at the individual's request, be given voting order priority. Disabilities and conditions that may qualify you for voting order priority include paralysis, lung disease, the use of portable oxygen, cardiac deficiency, severe limitation in the ability to walk due to arthritic, neurological, or orthopedic condition, wheelchair confinement, arthritis, foot disorder, the inability to walk 200 feet without stopping to rest, or use of a brace, cane, crutch, or other assistive device.”

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  • Voting By Mail

    Voting by mail has been available to elderly voters and voters with physical disabilities in Texas for decades.

    Applications for a ballot by mail must be submitted to the Gonzales County Elections Office no earlier than January 1st of the current year and no later than 11 days before the Election.

    You may vote by mail if you are:

    • Going to be away from your county on Election Day and during early voting
    • Disabled
    • 65 years of age or older on Election Day
    • Confined in jail, but eligible to vote

    To have an Application for a ballot by mail sent to you, please call 830-519-4054.

    Applications for a ballot by mail should be returned to:

    Early Voting Clerk
    P.O Box 1753
    Gonzales, TX 78629

    Or emailed to elections@co.gonzales.tx.us (original copy must be in office within 4 days)

    The early voting clerk must receive your marked ballot by 7 p.m on Election Day.


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  • Last day to Register to Vote to be eligible for the November 7, 2023, Constitutional Amendments/GISD Bond/WISD Bond Election is October 10, 2023.

    Early Voting Dates and Times: October 23rd - October 27th, 2023, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

                                                          October 30th - November 1st, 2023, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

      November 2nd and November 3rd, from 7: 00 am - 7:00 pm

    Election Day Date and Time: November 7, 2023, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

     

    Early Voting Main Location: Randle Rather Building

                                                      427 St. George St.

                                                      Gonzales, TX 78629
    Early Voting Temp. Location: City of Nixon Building

                                                        302 E Central 

                                                        Nixon, TX 78140
    Early Voting Temp. Location: Waelder City Hall

                                                        300 Hwy 90 W 

                                                       Waelder, TX 78959

     

    Voting Roster (updated daily)

     

    Election Day Polling Locations

     

    Proclamation by the Governor

    Order of Election

    Notice of Election

    Sample Ballot-Amendments only

     

    Unofficial Results

    Official Results

     

    • *ATTENTION: YOU HAVE TO RESIDE IN THE GONZALES ISD DISTRICT TO VOTE FOR THE BOND*

      Last day to Register to Vote to be eligible for the November 7, 2023, Constitutional Amendments/GISD Bond/WISD Bond Election is October 10, 2023.

      Early Voting Dates and Times: October 23rd - October 27th, 2023, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

                                                            October 30th - November 1st, 2023, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

        November 2nd and November 3rd, from 7: 00 am - 7:00 pm

       

      Election Day Date and Time: November 7, 2023, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

       

      Early Voting Main Location: Randle Rather Building

                                                        427 St. George St.

                                                        Gonzales, TX 78629
      Early Voting Temp. Location: City of Nixon Building

                                                          302 E Central 

                                                          Nixon, TX 78140
      Early Voting Temp. Location: Waelder City Hall

                                                          300 Hwy 90 W 

                                                         Waelder, TX 78959

       

      Early Voting Roster(Updated Daily)

      Election Day Roster

      Ballot by Mail Roster

       

      Election Day Polling Locations

      Notice/Order of Bond Election

      Sample Ballot

       

      Caldwell County News Release (read if you reside in Caldwell County and vote for GISD)

       

      Unofficial Gonzales ISD Results

      Caldwell County Gonzales ISD Results

      Official Gonzales ISD Results

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    • *ATTENTION: YOU HAVE TO RESIDE IN THE WAELDER ISD DISTRICT TO VOTE FOR THE BOND*

      Last day to Register to Vote to be eligible for the November 7, 2023, Constitutional Amendments/GISD Bond/WISD Bond Election is October 10, 2023.

      Early Voting Dates and Times: October 23rd - October 27th, 2023, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

                                                            October 30th - November 1st, 2023, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

        November 2nd and November 3rd, from 7: 00 am - 7:00 pm

      Election Day Date and Time: November 7, 2023, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

       

      Early Voting Main Location: Randle Rather Building

                                                        427 St. George St.

                                                        Gonzales, TX 78629
      Early Voting Temp. Location: City of Nixon Building

                                                          302 E Central 

                                                          Nixon, TX 78140
      Early Voting Temp. Location: Waelder City Hall

                                                          300 Hwy 90 W 

                                                         Waelder, TX 78959

       

      Early Voting Roster (Updated Daily)

      Election Day Roster

      Ballot by Mail Roster

       

      Election Day Polling Locations

       

      Notice/Order of Bond Election

      Sample Ballot

      Unofficial Waelder ISD Election Results

      Official Waelder ISD Election Results

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  • Last day to Register to Vote to be eligible for the March 5, 2024, Joint Primary Election is February 5, 2024.

    **** PARTY AFFILIATION QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ****

    Reminder: Texas when a person registers to vote, they do not register with any kind of party affiliation. 

    You will be asked your party preference; you can rather voice it out loud or point to the sign that will be in front of the election judges/clerks.

    Early Voting Dates: February 20 - March 1, 2024

                            Hours: February 20th (Tuesday) - 23rd from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

                                         February 24th (Saturday) 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

                                         February 25th (Sunday) 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

                                         February 26th - March 1st from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

      

    Early Voting Main Location: Randle Rather Building

                                                      427 St. George St.

                                                      Gonzales, TX 78629
    Early Voting Temp. Location: City of Nixon Building

                                                        302 E Central 

                                                        Nixon, TX 78140
    Early Voting Temp. Location: Waelder City Hall

                                                        300 Hwy 90 W 

                                                       Waelder, TX 78959

     

    Last Day to apply for Ballot by Mail (Received not postmarked): February 23, 2024

     

    Election Day: March 5, 2024, Polling Locations

     

    Notice of Joint Primary

     

    Notice of Public L & A Testing

     

     

    Voting Roster (Updated Daily)

    • Texas Ethics Commission

       

      First day to file for a place on the Primary ballot for precinct chair candidates. Tuesday, September 12, 2023
      First day to file for all other candidates for offices that are regularly scheduled to be on the Primary ballot; first day for independent candidates to file declaration of intent.

      Saturday, November 11, 2023

      Filing deadline for primary candidates; filing deadline for independent candidates to file declaration of intent. Monday, December 11, 2023 at 5:00 PM 

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  • Last day to Register to Vote to be eligible for the May 4, 2024, Election is April 4, 2024.

    Early Voting: April 22 - April 26th, Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

            April 29th and April 30th, Monday and Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

     

    Election Day: May 4, 2024, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

     

    First Day to file for place on the General Election ballot (for local political subdivisions): January 17, 2024

    Last Day to file for place on the General Election ballot (for local political subdivisions): February 16, 2024, at 5:00 pm

    Last Day for write-in candidates to file (for local political subdivisions): February 20, 2024, at 5:00 pm

    Last Day to apply for Ballot by Mail (Received not postmarked): April 23, 2024

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