2016 Candidates’ Forum

On April 21, 2016, the Duncanville Chamber of Commerce and Duncanville Rotary Club hosted the 33rd Annual Candidates’ Forum for Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees and City of Duncanville City Council and Mayor.

The series of five videos are presented below.

Video 1

Introduction
Helen Peralta, President 2015-2016
Rotary Club of Duncanville

Video 2

Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees
Tom Kennedy – Incumbent – Place 1
Joe Veracruz – Candidate – Place 3

Video 3

City Council Candidates District 2
Gwenda Joyce Lowe,
Steven E. Rutherford – Incumbent

Video 4

City Council Candidates District 4
Lorraine Hood-Jack,
Dr. Ron Dotson M.D. – Incumbent

Video 5

City Council Candidates for Mayor
Mark D, Cooks,
David L. Green – Incumbent

Duncanville Social Engagement Partnership Seeks Members

Duncanville Social Engagement Partnership Seeks Members

The Duncanville Social Engagement Partnership is now taking applications for individuals interested in serving as a member. Created on February 3, 2015, the Partnership was formed to engage and develop a family-oriented community, with a brand focusing on the goal of “Duncanville as the Basketball and Sports Tourism Capital of Texas,” and create ways to engage citizens between 18-30 years of age to become involved in Duncanville. The group meets every second Tuesday of the month. Visit www.duncanville.com/boardsandcommissions to download application. For more information, call 972-780-5043 or email: cgaribay@ci.duncanville.tx.us.

Download application.

Preparations Continue for the May 7th City Elections

PREPARATIONS CONTINUE FOR 2016 CITY OFFICERS ELECTION

ELECTION DAY IS MAY 7, 2016

Preparations continue for the City election to be held Saturday, May 7th according to City Secretary Mary Jones. This year’s slate of offices includes the Mayor and Councilmembers to represent Districts 2 and 4.

All registered voters in the City of Duncanville will have the opportunity to vote for the Mayor position. Registered voters residing in Districts 2 and 4 will also have an opportunity to vote for their respective candidates.

Anyone not currently registered to vote has until April 7th to register in order to cast a ballot in the May election. Voter registration cards may be obtained at City Hall or the Duncanville Public Library. For more information regarding voter registration, residents may contact the Dallas County Elections Department at (214) 637-7937.

Early Voting Starts April 25, 2016

Early voting will be conducted Monday, April 25, 2016 through Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the Duncanville Library Conference Rooms located at 201 James Collins Blvd. as follows:

  • Monday, April 25 – Saturday, April 30: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 1: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 2 – Tuesday, May 3: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Additional information regarding the upcoming election may be obtained by contacting the City Secretary at (972) 780-5017.

See Candidate List

Seeking Duncanville High School sports memorabilia

After an overwhelming interest from citizens to participate in Boards and Commissions in 2014, the Duncanville City Council created several new Commissions, including the Duncanville Sports Legacy Commission. The Duncanville Sports Legacy Commission’s mission is memorializing, promoting and leveraging the basketball history of Duncanville, past and present, and to officially brand the City of Duncanville as the “Basketball Capital of Texas”.

2015 Municipal Election Results

Local elections vary widely across jurisdictions. In electoral system that roughly follow the Westminster model, a terminology has evolved with roles such as Mayor or Warden to describe the executive of a city, town or region, although the actual means of elections vary.