MAY 1, 2021 UNOFFICIAL GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

CITY OF DUNCANVILLE

May 1, 2021

GENERAL ELECTION

UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS

 

COUNCILMEMBER AT-LARGE EARLY VOTING TOTAL VOTES %
Patrick Harvey 799 1,185      52.11% (W)
Angela D. Jones 368 577       25.37%
Richard E. Shaw 179 346       15.22%
Shawn Von Lauffer 99 166        7.30%
Total 1,445 2,274 100.00%

 

COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 1 EARLY VOTING TOTAL VOTES %
Joe Veracruz 221 389       52.57% (W)
Matthew J. Jones 144 240        32.43%
De Gooden 67 111        15.00%
Total 432 740 100.00%

 

COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 3 EARLY VOTING TOTAL VOTES %
Jeremy Koontz 147 239     69.48% (W)
Kasundra Brown 63 105      30.52%
Total 210 344     100.00%

 

COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 5 EARLY VOTING TOTAL VOTES %
Greg Contreras 203 259       57.81% (W)
Johnette Jameson 122 174 38.84%
Melba R. Wright 9 15 3.35%
Total 334 448 100.00%

  Dallas County Elections Department /

PDF of Unofficial Early Voting Results / PDF of Unofficial Election Results

City of Duncanville City Secretary’s Office Awarded Achievement of Excellence Award

texas municipal clerks office award of excellence

On Monday, April 12, 2021 the Texas Municipal Clerks Association announced via their social media the names of Texas City Secretary Offices that had been awarded the organization’s Achievement of Excellence Award. Duncanville was one of 25 Texas cities that was given this recognition.

The Achievement of Excellence Award recognizes the statutory requirements and demands for the effective management of resources for proper governance by the municipal clerk’s office. The award itself recognizes municipal clerk offices throughout the state for compliance with federal, state, and local statutes that govern standards necessary to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the office. A municipal clerk’s office must have met and demonstrated 9 of 12 standards to be eligible to receive the award. The 12 standards considered by a committee include:

  • Records Management
  • Open Meetings Act
  • Professional Development / Certifications
  • Boards/Commissions
  • Government Transparency
  • Municipal Clerk Office Policies/Procedures
  • Elections
  • Other Areas of Responsibility
  • Awards/Recognitions
  • Innovation/Streamline Projects
  • Public Information Act
  • Departmental Training

The City Secretary’s office is responsible for conducting city elections, maintaining records, certification of legal documents, public notice of City Council meetings, keeping the minutes of those meetings, and many other crucial tasks. The Duncanville City Secretary’s office is headed by Kristin Downs who has served the city for over five years.

“The Council and I wish to congratulate Ms. Downs for this recognition of her always exceptional management of the City Secretary’s Office,” said Duncanville Mayor Barry L. Gordon.

The recipients of this distinguished award will be recognized in the June issue of the TMCA, Inc., newsletter and be officially acknowledged in October at the TMCA Awards Banquet.

PREPARATIONS CONTINUE FOR 2021 CITY OFFICERS ELECTION ELECTION DAY IS MAY 1, 2021

ELECTION DAY IS MAY 1, 2021

The 2021 City Election will be held on Saturday, May 1st.  The slate of offices includes Councilmembers to represent At-Large, District 1, District 3 and District 5.  All registered voters in the City of Duncanville will have the opportunity to vote for the At-Large position. Registered voters residing in Districts 1, 3, and 5 will also have an opportunity to vote for their respective candidates.

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Preparations Begin for 2021 City Officers Elections

Election Day is May 1, 2021

The 2021 City Officers election will be held Saturday, May 1st.  Duncanville voters will go to the polls to elect the Councilmember At Large, and Councilmembers to represent Districts 1, 3, and 5 for the upcoming two-year term.

The first official day to file an application for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 13th. The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12th.  Candidate filing packets are now available in the City Secretary’s office.

City qualifications for candidacy include:

  • Qualified voter;
  • Resident of the State of Texas for one year;
  • Resident of the City and district for six months; and
  • Hold no other public office.

All registered voters in the City of Duncanville may vote for the Councilmember At Large.  Residents of Districts 1, 3, and 5 may vote for their respective candidates. Anyone not currently registered to vote has until April 1, 2021 to register in order to cast a ballot in the May 1st election.  Voter registration applications may be obtained at City Hall or the Duncanville Public Library.

Questions concerning voter registration should be directed to the Dallas County Voter Registration Department at (469) 627-8683. Additional information regarding the upcoming election may be obtained by contacting the City Secretary Kristin Downs at (972) 780-5017.  Election details will also be available at www.duncanville.com.

2020 Councilmember District 2 Runoff Election Dates and Voting Locations

November 3, 2020 General Election Results

Conducted by the Dallas County Elections Department. Vote Centers were utilized on Election Day. Early voting was held at the Library/Community Center, 201 James Collins Blvd. – Barbara Lewis (Judge).

Official Election Results

COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 2 Early Votes Election Day Votes Vote Totals
Don McBurnett 885 85 970
Hector Sifuentes 802 159 962*
Misty Bain 894 119 1,014*
       

*Provisional vote

Runoff Election Announced

A runoff election between candidates Don McBurnett (incumbent) and Misty Bains has been scheduled with early voting set to begin Monday, November 23rd and continue to December 4th. Election day will be Tuesday, December 8th.

Early Voting Dates Hours
November 23rd – November 25th
(Monday through Wednesday)
8 AM to 5 PM
November 28th
(Saturday)
8 AM to 5 PM
November 29th
(Sunday)
1 PM to 6 PM
November 30th – December 2nd
(Monday through Wednesday)
8 AM to 5 PM
December 3rd – December 4th
(Thursday and Friday)
7 AM to 7 PM
Election DayHours
Tuesday, December 8th 7 AM – 7 PM

Polling Places

(click the link for address and directions)

ALEXANDER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

ARISE CHURCH

BRANDENBURG INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

BYRD MIDDLE SCHOOL

CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL

DANIEL SR INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

DUNCANVILLE’S FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

DUNCANVILLE HS PERFORMANCE HALL

DUNCANVILLE LIBRARY

FAIRMEADOWS ELEM SCHOOLREED MIDDLE SCHOOL

2020 UNOFFICIAL GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

CITY OF DUNCANVILLE NOVEMBER 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

Conducted by the Dallas County Elections Department. Vote Centers were utilized on Election Day. Early voting was held at the Library/Community Center, 201 James Collins Blvd. – Barbara Lewis (Judge).

UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS

COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 2 EARLY VOTING TOTAL VOTES %
Don McBurnett 879 965 32.83 (R)*
Hector Sifuentes 803 962 32.73
Misty Bain 891 1,012 34.43 (R)*
Total 2,573  2,939 100.00%

*Runoff

PDF of Unofficial Early Voting ResultsPDF of Unofficial Election Results

Dallas County Elections

Hand Delivering Your Ballot by Mail for the November 3, 2020 General/Joint (Presidential) Election

Under the Governor’s emergency proclamation, voters may also:

  • Hand-deliver their marked ballot to the Dallas County Elections Department, 1520 Round Table Drive, Dallas, TX 75247
  • Ballots may be hand-delivered during the Election Departments hours of operation now through Election Day (November 3, 2020)
  • If delivering in person a voter must provide an acceptable form of ID upon delivery. For a list of acceptable ID’s please review the “ID FAQ’s”at https://www.dallascountyvotes.org/election-day-voting/what-do-i-need-in-order-to-vote/

EXTENDED HOURS SCHEDULE TO RETURN YOUR BALLOT BY MAIL IN OUR OFFICE

HORARIO EXTENDIDO PARA ENTREGAR SU BOLETA POR CORREO EN NUESTRA OFICINA

Bajo la proclamación de emergencia del Gobernador, los votantes pueden: