Election Cycles

Even Numbered Years

  • Presidential Election (2016, 2020, 2024, etc.)
  • Mid-Term Election (2018, 2022, 2026, etc.)
  • U.S. Senators - 6-year terms
  • U.S. Representatives - 2-year terms
  • Governor and statewide officials - 4-year terms
  • Texas Senators - 4-year terms
  • Texas Representatives - 2-year terms
  • County officials - 4-year terms
  • City and school board - terms vary
Month Offices Election
March National, state, county Republican and Democratic primary elections
May City, school districts Local elections, nonpartisan
May< National, state, county Republican and Democratic primary runoff elections
November National, state, county General election - candidates from all parties and independent candidates on the ballot, proposed constitutional amendments
November City, school districts Local elections, nonpartisan
Odd Numbered Years
City and school board - terms vary
Month Offices Election
May City, school districts Local elections, nonpartisan
November State General election - proposed constitutional amendments
November City, school districts Local elections, nonpartisan