General Information

To find out how to become a registered voter, click here.

To find out what City Council District you live in, click here for a map of the City.

Click on the links below to view your voting location:
  • Early Voting, Districts 1 & 2 - is Comal County Elections Office, 178 E. Mill Street
  • District One Election Day is Lone Star Elementary School, 2343 W. San Antonio Street
  • District Two Election Day is Renew Church, 2240 FM 725
  • District Three Election Day (no election)
  • District Four Election Day (no election)
  • District Five Election Day (no election)
  • District Six Election Day (no election)

To view a Sample Ballot for City Council District 1, click here.

To view a Sample Ballot for City Council District 2, click here.

City of New Braunfels Elections

Persons can obtain an application for place on the municipal ballot from:
City Secretary
City of New Braunfels City Municipal Building
 550 Landa Street
New Braunfels, Texas 78130

Office hours are Monday though Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, or you may obtain the forms from the Texas Secretary of State website and submit the application to the City Secretary’s Office.

Standard Eligibility Requirements for Public Office

Election Code Sec. 141.001(a)
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election
  • Have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court
  • Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the disabilities
  • Have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory as applicable, for 6 months immediately preceding the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot
  • Candidate must satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for this office

City of New Braunfels Home Rule Charter Requirements

  • Shall be a resident citizen
  • Qualified voter of the State of Texas
  • Shall have been a resident citizen of the City of New Braunfels for a period of not less than twelve (12) months immediately prior to election day
  • Shall not be indebted to the City of New Braunfels; provided, however, that any person with the above qualifications, except as to residence, who shall have been a resident for a period of not less than twelve (12) months immediately preceding his or her election of any territory not formerly within the corporate limits of said city, but which is annexed under the provisions of Section 1.04 (Charter) shall be eligible for said office

Qualified Voter

A qualified voter is defined as a registered voter who meets all other requirements for voting. A registration becomes effective on the 30th day after the day the application is submitted to the registrar or on the date the applicant becomes 18 years old, whichever is later (Sec. 13.143).

Election Code Sec. 11.001 and 11.002. A person meets the age requirement for voting on the day before his/her 18th birthday (Sec. 1.016)
  • 18 years of age or older on the day of the election
  • Citizens of the United States
  • Not disqualified as mentally incompetent
  • Not disqualified as a convicted felon
  • Resident of the state on the day of the election
  • A registered voter on the day of the election

Eligibility to Vote

(Election Code Sec. 11.001)

Texas voters must show a photo ID to vote in elections in Texas.
Please click here to find out more information about the Voter I.D. law.