Elections & Voting Information

2018 Election Information


The Offices of City Council Member Place 5 and City Council Member Place 6 will be filled at a Regular Election to be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018.  Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Early voting by personal appearance will be conducted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., beginning on April 23, 2018 and ending on May 1, 2018, Monday through Friday. Early Voting by personal appearance will be additionally conducted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., and on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.  All voting will be conducted at Bulverde City Hall, 30360 Cougar Bend, Bulverde, Texas 78163.  Additional information about this election, including important notices and documents, is available below. 

Election Notices and Documents

​General Election Information


The City of Bulverde conducts its regular elections for City Council on the first Saturday in May of each year.  The positions on the Council are elected in the following order:

2018
Council Member, Place 5
Council Member, Place 6

2019
Mayor 
Council Member, Place 1
Council Member, Place 2

2020
Council Member, Place 3
Council Member, Place 4

Voter Eligibility Information
In order to cast a ballot in a City election, you must be both eligible to vote and registered to vote.  Persons are generally eligible to vote if:

  • They reside within the City Limits and are registered to vote at their in-City address.
  • Are 18 years of age or older on the day of the election
  • Are Citizens of the United States
  • Are not disqualified as a convicted felon
  • Have a registration that is valid on the day of the election
Voters meeting these qualifications will generally be allowed to cast a ballot on election day or during early voting.  If you believe you meet all of these criteria but are not allowed to cast a ballot by election personnel, ask the Election Judge to explain your right to cast a provisional ballot.

Voter Registration Information
Voter registration and determination of eligibility are managed by the Comal County Clerk's Office.  All questions regarding voter registration or eligibility should be directed to that office at the contact information below:

Comal County Clerk
178 E. Mill Street, Suite 101
New Braunfels, Texas 78130
Phone: 830-221-1352
Fax: 830-608-2013


PLEASE REMEMBER: In order to be validly registered to vote in any election, your application for voter registration must be received by the voter registrar at least 30 DAYS PRIOR to election day.  Registrations received after that time, while valid for future elections, will not enable you to vote at the next election.  

Absentee Ballots (Voting by Mail)
In order to cast an absentee ballot (i.e. vote by mail) you must meet the following criteria:
  • Be 65 years or older; or
  • be disabled; or
  • be out of the county on election day and during the period for early voting by personal appearance; or
  • be confined in jail, but otherwise eligible.
Applications for ballot by mail can be obtained from the Comal County Clerk's Office, or can be downloaded from the Texas Secretary's of State's Office by clicking here.  Completed applications should be mailed to:

Early Voting Clerk
178 E. Mill Street, Suite 101
New Braunfels, Texas 78130
Phone: 830-221-1352

Any questions about casting an absentee ballot should be forwarded to the Comal County Elections Office at 830-221-1352.