Elections

The City Secretary serves as the Chief Election Official for the City of Boyd. City elections shall be conducted in accordance with the Texas ELECTION CODE and held annually on the second Saturday in May.

The City of Boyd is a Type A General Law municipal government . The mayor and five council members are elected at-large. The City of Boyd is located in Wise County and contracts elections through the Wise County Elections Administrator.

Please contact the Office of the City Secretary, Alicia Smith, with any questions at 940-433-5166 or asmith@cityofboyd.com 

Current Elections

There are currently no elections at this time.

Information and Forms

General Information

PHOTO ID NOW REQUIRED FOR VOTING IN TEXAS AUSTIN, TX – Texas Secretary of State John Steen announced that photo identification will now be required when voting in Texas elections. His announcement follows a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that cleared the way for photo ID requirements in Texas, originally passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011, to take effect.

VOTER REGISTRATION
For more information visit your county’s website listed below. Voter registration applications are available in the City Secretary’s Office or through the Texas Secretary of State. People who have not previously registered to vote, or have moved from another county, will need to register with the county clerk in the county they reside. Once you have registered to vote you should receive your card within 30 days.

Wise County Elections Administrator
940-627-3656 (Decatur)

Texas Secretary of State
http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/reqvr.shtml

To be eligible to register in Texas, you must:

  • be a U.S. citizen
  • be a resident of the county
  • be 18 years old (you may register at 17 years and 10 months)
  • not be a convicted felon (unless a person’s sentence is completed, including any probation or parole)
  • not be declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law