Elections & Voting

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2022 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 8,2022 election, each representing the entire community. There are three city councilmember and the Mayor positions expiring in 2022, those councilmembers are listed below. Each councilmember will be elected to a place for a two-year term. 

  • Mayor (even-numbered place) - Bert Echterling
  • Council Member, Place 2 - Jeremy Stivener, Mayor Pro-Tem
  • Council Member, Place 4 - Jeremy Holland
  • Council Member, Place 6 - Matthew Birkes

Dates for Filing an Application for a Place on the City of Robinson General Election Ballot for the November 8, 2022 Joint General Election Can be Found Below.

Start Date: Saturday, July 23, 2022 
End Date: Monday, August 22, 2022
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.

Ballot Candidates for November 8, 2022 Joint General Election

Mayor: To to be Determined
Place 2: To to be Determined 
Place 4: To to be Determined 
Place 6: To to be Determined 

Unopposed candidates will still be listed on the ballot since we cannot cancel a part of the election.

Important Voting Dates:

Last Day to Register to Vote: Monday, October 11, 2022

First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance: Monday, October 24, 2022

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked): Friday, October 28, 2022

Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance: Friday, November 4, 2022

Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail: Tuesday, November 8, 2022 (election day) at 7:00 p.m. OR Wednesday, November 9, 2022 (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 - Brittany McLenan 
  • 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 in 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

Sample Ballot

Voting Info Page

Resources for Candidates

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

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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.