Election Information

General Elections

The City of Lakeway holds annual elections on the May uniform election date (first Saturday in May). The City of Lakeway will not have any items on the May 2, 2020 ballot.  The election ordered to elect three councilmembers was cancelled (see Ordinance 2020-03-16-02 below). 

Election Information: The City Council is made up of seven members (mayor and six councilmembers).  All councilmembers are elected "at large."  All office holders for city elective office shall meet the requirements for public office prescribed by 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. Information regarding candidacy requirements can be found in the City Charter



Notice of Filing Period

Notice of Election


Ordinance No. 2020-01-21-01 Ordering Election

Ordinance No. 2020-03-16-02 Cancelling Election

Ordenanza 2020-03-16-02 (Spanish)

​Applications for Ballot

Laurie Higginbotham

Louis Mastrangelo

Steve Smith

                                                              Important Dates

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

Wednesday, January 1, 2020* 

First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot 

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. 

Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy 

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Last Day to Register to Vote

Thursday, April 2, 2020

First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Monday, April 20, 2020

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)

Monday, April 20, 2020 (deadline falls on San Jacinto Day, moves to preceding business day)

Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail

Saturday, May 2, 2020 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 4, 2020 (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 voter deadlines apply)4

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

For any questions regarding the City of Lakeway elections please contact City Secretary Jo Ann Touchstone at 512-314-7506 or joanntouchstone@lakeway-tx.gov