Election Information

General Elections


The City of Lakeway holds annual elections on the May uniform election date (first Saturday in May). 

Upcoming Election
City of Lakeway General & Special Election 
Saturday, May 5, 2018

General Election Information: The City Council is made up of seven members (mayor and six councilmembers) who are elected to three-year staggered terms.  All councilmembers are elected "at large."  All office holders for city elective office shall meet the requirements for public office prescribed state and federal law, as well as the City Charter of the City of Lakeway. They must be registered voters, residing in the city for at least one year prior to the election and be at least 21 years of age by the date of the election. Two councilmember terms and the mayor's term are expiring. Information regarding candidacy requirements can be found in the City Charter.

Those interested in submitting an application for ballot may make an appointment with the city secretary to check out a candidate packet, which contains the application for ballot, related forms and other important information related to the election.  You may call 512-314-7506 to schedule an appointment. Packets are available Wednesday, December 27, 2017.  The first day a candidate may file application for ballot is Wednesday, January 17, 2018. 

Special Election Information: The ballot may include propositions to amend the City Charter. The City Charter is reviewed by a committee appointed by the City Council every four years and any recommended changes to the charter are put before the voters. The Charter Review Committee presented recommendations at the City Council's regular meeting on Monday, December 18, 2017.  Any proposed changes, which would appear on the ballot as propositions, will be posted here.  

Video of Charter Review Committee Presentation - December 18, 2017


Election Notices


Notice of Filing Period

Candidate Filings

Sandy Cox

Steve Smith

Keith Trecker

Important Dates


Last Day To Register To Vote in May 5, 2018 Election

April 5, 2018

First Day of Early Voting

April 23, 2018

Last Day of Early Voting

May 1, 2018

Election Day

May 5, 2018



Helpful Links


Please refer to the links below for more information on municipal elections and useful voter information. For additional assistance, kindly contact Jo Ann Touchstone, City Secretary at 512-314-7506 or email.  

Travis County Clerk - Elections Division and Voter Registration Search

Texas Secretary of State - Elections Division

Texas Ethics Commission