Election May 6, 2023

The City Secretary conducts all City of Dickinson elections and administers them in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas.

Following the Texas Election Code, the City of Dickinson will hold a General Election on May 6, 2023, to elect a: 

  • Mayor
  • Council Member At Large Position 1
  • Council Member At Large Position 3
  • Council Member At Large Position 5

The term of office for these positions is three years from May 2023 to May 2026.

Notice is hereby given that applications for a place on the City of Dickinson, Texas, General Election ballot may be filed during the following times to the City Secretary.

  • Start Date: January 18, 2023
  • End Date: February 17, 2023
  • End Date Write-In Candidate: February 17, 2023 

All applications must be filed with the City Secretary at one of the following:

All voting locations available to Galveston County residents and voter requirements are available on www.galvestonvotes.org

Before becoming a candidate, we urge you to contact the Texas Ethics Commission for information on campaign contribution reports, the appointment of a campaign treasurer, and personal financial statements that you may be required to file. The Commission may be reached at the following address:

Texas Ethics Commission
P.O. Box 12070
Austin, TX 78711-2070

  1. Candidate Application & Helpful Guides
  2. Voting Information
  3. Notices and Documents

Candidate Filings

Mayor Council Position 1 Council Position 3 Council Position 5
Sean Skipworth Johnnie Simpson Jr. Collin Coker John Ovalle
Kevin Edmonds Nita Smathers Clements Mark Townsend Bill Schick
      Kevin Edmonds (Withdrawn)