Municipal Elections

The Addison City Council election is held on the first Saturday in May of each year. The next City council election will be Saturday, May 4, 2019.


The Addison City Council is composed of a Mayor and six (6) council members who are elected at-large and serve a term of two (2) years as provided in Addison Home Rule Charter Article VIII. ‘Nominations and Elections’.  In each odd-numbered year three (3) council members and a Mayor are elected and in each even-numbered year three (3) council members are elected.  Results of the last odd-numbered and even-numbered year are shown below:


May 2017 Election                                                 

Joe Chow – Mayor                                                   

Tom Braun

Ivan Hughes 

Lori Ward


May 2018 Election

Guillermo Quintanilla

Paul Walden

Marlin Willesen


The candidate for Mayor who receives the highest number of valid votes and candidates for election to the places of Council Member, equal in number to the number of vacancies to be filled, who receive the highest number of valid votes cast by qualified electors voting at the election, is declared elected.  In case of a tie vote as to any two (2) or more candidates, the Council will order a special election within not less than thirty (30) days nor more than forty (40) days after the regular election to resolve the tie vote as between such candidates.

No person shall serve as Mayor or Council Member for more than three (3) successive terms of office. Returns of the 2019 municipal election is tentatively scheduled to be canvassed on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.


Election Notices

Notice of Deadline to File Applications