Elections

The next City of Allen General Election will be held on May 7, 2022, for the positions of City Council Place 4 and City Council Place 6. View candidacy requirements.

View voter qualification and registration information.

Important Dates

May 7, 2022 General Election

Candidate Packets availableMonday, December 20, 2021
First day to file for a place on the ballotWednesday, January 19, 2022
Last day to file for a place on the ballotFriday, February 18, 2022 (5 p.m.)
Last day to register to voteThursday, April 7, 2022
First day of early votingMonday, April 25, 2022
Last day of early votingTuesday, May 3, 2022
Election DaySaturday, May 7, 2022


Allen City Council candidacy requirements

  • Be a United States citizen (Texas Election Code)
  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age (Texas Election Code)
  • Be a qualified voter of the City of Allen for at least six (6) months at the time of filing. (Allen City Charter)
  • Be a resident of Texas and the city for at least one (1) year immediately preceding the election. (Texas Election Code / Allen City Charter)
  • Hold no other elected office or appointed public office or position of emolument, except as authorized by state law. (Allen City Charter)
  • Not have been determined by a final judgment of a court to be totally mentally incapacitated, or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote. (Texas Election Code)
  • Not have been finally convicted of a felony or if so convicted, have been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities. (Texas Election Code)

Candidate Filing Requirements

  • Designation of Campaign Treasurer (CTA) (required)
  • Application (required)
  • Oath of Nomination (required by City Charter)
  • Application fee of $20 or a petition may be filed in lieu of the fee (required)
  • Code of Fair Campaign Practices form (optional)
  • All filings are made with the City Secretary and may be filed at:
    • In-Person/Mail:  City Secretary's Office, 305 Century Parkway, Allen, Texas 75013
    • Fax:  214.509.4118
    • Email:  sgeorge@cityofallen.org
  • Note:  State law requires that a candidate’s application and all of its components (including a petition or filing fee) be delivered at the same time, not separately. Therefore, if a candidate submits a filing fee along with an application, it MAY NOT be submitted via email or fax. However, if a candidate submits a petition in lieu of a filing fee along with an application, those may be submitted together via email or fax. Please be advised that an application must be notarized (or otherwise sworn to before someone authorized to administer an oath under Texas law) prior to filing via fax, email or mail. [Texas Election Code, Secs. 1.007, 143.004, 144.003]. 

Voter qualifications and registration

To be considered a qualified voter in a City election, a person must: 

  • Be 18 years of age or older on the day of the election
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court
  • Not have been finally convicted of a felony or, if so convicted, must have: been fully discharged of his sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court; or been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote
  • Be a resident of the city on the day of the election
  • Be a registered voter on the day of the election
  • Voter registration: Visit the Collin County Voter Registration page to check your registration status, download an application, change your address, and more.

Election resources

Upcoming Elections

  • May 7, 2022 - City of Allen Regular General Election for Council  Place Nos. 4 and 6
  • May 6, 2023 - City of Allen Regular General Election for Mayor and Council Place No. 2
  • May 4, 2024 - City of Allen Regular General Election for Council Place Nos. 1, 3 and 5
  • Other Election Dates are listed on the Texas Secretary of State's website

The following locations are designated by the City of Allen as the General Election Day polling locations. Allen voters also may vote at any countywide voting center in Collin County.

Allen Municipal Court and Parks and Recreation Building
Community Room
301 Century Parkway
Allen, Texas 75013
Google map directions

Allen ISD Service Center Multipurpose Room
1451 N. Watters Road
Allen, Texas 75013
Google map directions

Elected Officials for the City of Allen