2023 General Election

May 6, 2023 General Election

The candidate positions for election in May 2023 are the Mayor, Council Member Place 3, and Council Member Place 5. Helotes is not divided into districts. Each Council Member represents the City as a whole. To view the entire elected governing body and their term expiration, visit the City Council page.

General Election Schedule (subject to change)

  • December 19, 2022 – Last day to post notice of candidate filing deadline
  • January 18, 2023 – First day to file for a place on the General Election ballot
  • February 17, 2023 – Last day to file for a place on the General Election ballot and last day to order Election
  • April 6, 2023 – Last day to register to vote
  • April  24, 2023 – First day of Early Voting by personal appearance
  • April 25, 2023 – Last day to apply for a ballot to be voted by mail (received, not postmarked)
  • May 2, 2023 – Last day of Early Voting by personal appearance
  • May 6, 2023 – Election Day

Electioneering at Helotes City Hall

It is the responsibility of each candidate or group wishing to electioneer at City Hall to request an electioneering space prior to the start of the early voting period. Sign up for the May 2023 General Election will begin on Wednesday, January 18, 2023. Spaces shall be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. If the voting period is underway, and there are still spaces available, the candidate/group will be provided an electioneering space request form.

Candidate Filings

The names of candidates that submit an Application for Place on the Ballot will be posted here in the order received.

Election Required

Rich Whitehead

Tom Schoolcraft

Unopposed – Declared Elected

Dave Cato

Unopposed – Declared Elected

Matthew Merchant

Voting Rosters

Election Code states that if the county clerk or elections administrator serves as the early voting clerk for a local political subdivision, the local political subdivision must also post the early voting roster on its municipal website. At a minimum, the early voting rosters posted online should include the voter’s name, the voter’s voter registration number (VUID), and the voter’s precinct. The below voting rosters are for Helotes only.

Election Results