Elections & Voting

2021 Joint General Election 

City of Robinson Council Members are elected during the November election. With the approval of the May 1, 2021 charter amendments, council members will be elected by place on the November 2,2021 election, each representing the entire community. There are three City councilmember positions expiring in 2021, those councilmembers are listed below. Each councilmember will be elected to a place for a two-year term. 

  • Council Member, Place 1: Jimmy Rogers
  • Council Member, Place 3: Steve Janics
  • Council Member, Place 5: Vacant

Dates for Filing an Application for a Place on the City of Robinson General Election Ballot for 2021:

Start Date: Saturday, July 17, 2021 
End Date: Monday, August 16, 2021
Applications can be filed with the City Secretary during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Find the Candidate Packet here.

Important Voting Dates:

Last Day to Register to Vote: Monday, October 4, 2021

First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance: Monday, October 18, 2021

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked): Friday, October 22, 2021

Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance: Friday, October 29, 2021

Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 (election day) at 7:00 p.m. OR Wednesday, November 3, 2021 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military deadlines apply)

City Council Elections

The City of Robinson holds a General Election each November for for the purpose of electing City Council persons jointly with McLennan County. (La Ciudad de Robinson tiene una Elección general cada Noviembre para elecciones al Concilio de la Ciudad.)

Current Council Members

City of Robinson Council Members are now elected to place numbers after the May 1, 2021 Special Election and approval of charter amendments. Find updated Charter here. Each councilmember represents the entire community.  

  • Mayor (even-numbered place) - Bert Echterling
  • Council Member, Place 1 - Jimmy Rogers
  • Council Member, Place 2 - Jeremy Stivener, Mayor Pro-Tem
  • Council Member, Place 3 - Steve Janics
  • Council Member, Place 4 - Jeremy Holland
  • Council Member, Place 5 - vacant 
  • Council Member, Place 6 - Matthew Birkes

Candidate Qualification Information

To run for City Council, a candidate must file for office within the posted filing period. The filing period can be found in the Notice of Deadline to File and the General Election Candidate Packet once available. In addition, see below for qualifications outlined by the City of Robinson Charter and the State of Texas Election Code.

Robinson Home Rule Charter Qualifications 

  • Must be a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Robinson for at least the previous 12 months
  • Must reside in Robinson for the entire term of office

Texas Eligibility Requirements for Public Office

  • Citizen of the United States
  • 18 years old
  • Have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment in court
  • No felony convictions
  • Resided in the state continuously for the previous 12 months
  • Must satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for this office
Voting Info Page

Supporting Documents

McLennan County Election Page

Applications for ballot by mail should be mailed to:

Jared Goldsmith
McLennan County Elections Administrator
P.O. Box 2450
Waco, Texas 76703-2450
Email Election Administrator

Last Day to Register to Vote is 30 days prior to an election.

View more information about registering to vote.

Helpful Election Links:

Texas Secretary of StateTexas Ethics CommissionMcLennan County Elections Office


Voter ID Requirements

Pursuant to State Law, voter ID is required when voting in the State of Texas. For detailed information on this law, visit the Texas Secretary of State’s website.