Election Information

The City Secretary Office is responsible for managing municipal elections. This includes serving the candidates who want to run for office, assisting Council with placing issues on the ballot, validating petitions for items that may appear on the ballot, receiving campaign finance reports from local candidates, officeholders and political action committees as required by the Texas Ethics Commission.

On Election Day, voters must vote in their precinct where registered to vote.
(El Dia de Elección, los votantes deberán votar en su precinto donde están inscritos para votar.)
Location of Election Day Polling Places
Include Name of Building and Address
(Ubicación de las casillas electorales el Dia de Elección)
(Incluir Nombre del Edificio y Dirección)

District I - Municipal Building
109 W. Broadway Street
Precinct Numbers(s)
(Número de Precinto)

Pct. 10B, Pct 30B and Pct. 40
District II - Civic Center, Cottonwood Room
1915 Veterans Blvd.

Pct. 30A, Pct. 31, and Pct. 22A

District III - San Felipe Memorial Middle
School Cafeteria - 1201 W. Garza Street

Pct. 10A, 11, 12, 21 & 22B

For early voting, a voter may vote at any of the locations listed below:
(Para Votación Adelantada, los votantes podrán votar en cualquiera de las ubicaciones nombradas abajo.)

Location for Early Polling Places
Include Name of Building and Address
(Ubicación de las casillas electorales de votación adelantada)
(Incluir Nombre del Edificio y Dirección)

Civic Center
Kennedy Room
1915 Veterans Blvd
Del Rio, Texas
Days and Hours of Operation
(Dias y Horas Hábiles)

April 25 to April 29, 2016 from 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.

May 2 & May 3, 2016 from 7:00a.m. to 7:00p.m.

Offices up for Election:
Councilperson-at-large Place A
Councilperson-at-large Place B
Councilperson, District III

Vote Early by Mail

A registered voter is eligible for early voting by mail if the voter meets at least one of the following criteria:

Out of the country
  • The voter will be out of the city of the voter's residence on Election Day and during the hours of voting at the main early voting polling place during the part of the period for early voting by personal appearance remaining after the voter's early voting application is submitted to the city secretary/early voting clerk. If the voter does not submit the application before early voting by personal appearance begins, the voter is ineligible for early voting by mail unless the voter is absent from the city when the application is submitted.
  • The voter has an illness or physical condition that prevents the voter from appearing at the polling place on Election Day.
  • The voter is 65 years of age or older on Election Day.
Confinement in Jail
  • The voter is confined in jail at the time the application is submitted. Serving a misdemeanor sentence for a term that ends on or after Election Day; pending trial after denial of bail; without bail pending an appeal of a felony conviction; or pending trial or appeal on a bailable offense for which release on bail before Election Day is unlikely.

Voter Registration Information

Qualified Voter
Election Code Sec. 11.001 and 11.002. A person meets the age requirement for voting on the day before his 18th birthday (Sec. 1.016)
  • 18 years of age or older on the day of the election
  • Citizens of the United States
  • Not disqualified as mentally incompetent
  • Not disqualified as a convicted felon
  • Resident of the state on the day of the election
  • A registered voter on the day of the election
Qualified Voter: Registered voter who meets all other requirements for voting. A registration becomes effective on the 30th day after the day the application is submitted to the registrar or on the date the applicant becomes 18 years old, whichever is later. (Sec. 13.143)

Eligibility to Vote (Election Code Sec. 11.001)
  • Be a qualified voter as defined above
  • Be a resident of the territory covered by the election for the office on which the person desires to vote
  • Satisfy all other requirements for voting prescribed by law for particular election.
Acceptable forms of Identification (ID) for voting per Election Code 63.0101:
  • 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
To check your voter registration status, click here.

In order to vote in any election, the Voter Registration Application must be postmarked no later than 30 days prior to the election. Visit the Secretary of State's website to file a Voter Registration Application online or to change your name or address.

City District Maps

Click here to view an interactive map of the City of Del Rio. First, type your address in the search bar. Beneath the search bar, locate and click on the layers button. Then, find the layers panel on the right side, and click on Precincts. Use the plus or minus signs to adjust the size of the map and find your Precinct.

Other Important Election Information

In order to ensure that the Election process is transparent, fair and open to all, there are several websites and government bodies, you can contact with questions or concerns. Below are some helpful links and contacts. For more information, please contact the City Secretary's Office at (830) 774-8680.

  • VOTExas.org - provides election information in an easy to understand format.
  • Texas Ethics Commission - gives guidance to candidates and political parties to maintain equality for all involved in the election process. The Commission oversees political advertising and financial disclosures. The Commission can be reached by phone at 512-463-5800.
  • Texas Secretary of State - serves as the Chief Election Officer for the State of Texas, assisting county election officials and ensuring the uniform application and interpretation of election laws through the State. They can be reached by phone at 800-252-8683.