All information on this webpage is specific to the May 2023 City of Austin Election and the Campaign Finance Filing Requirements. Information will continually be updated as we approach the May 2023 Election. Please contact with any election related questions.

2023 May Election Calendar | Calendario Electoral de Mayo 2023

Proposition A - Ordinance 20220915-087Proposición A - Ordenanza 20220915-087 | Amended Ordinance 20230209-076Ordenanza Modificada 20230209-076

Proposition B - Ordinance 20230209-074Proposición B - Ordenanza 20230209-074

Who Can Vote? - ¿Quién Puede Votar?

City of Austin - May 6, 2023 Election Ballot Language | Ciudad de Austin - 6 de mayo de 2023 Lenguaje de la Boleta Electoral

May 6, 2023 – Election Day Voting Sites | 6 de mayo 2023 – Sitios de votación el día de elección

Early Voting Sites – Monday, April 24, 2023 – Tuesday, May 2, 2023 | Sitios de Votación Anticipada - lunes, 24 de abril de 2023 - martes, 2 de mayo de 2023

Election Notice - May 6, 2023 | Aviso de Elección - 6 de mayo de 2023

Sample Ballots

Early Voting Rosters

Election Day Rosters

General Information

The May 2023 Election will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023.

Pursuant to City Charter Article III, Section 8, the following contribution limits became effective upon the date of city council’s most recent adoption of the City budget:  No candidate for Mayor or City Council and his or her campaign committee shall accept campaign contributions in excess of $450 per contributor per election from any person, except for the candidate and small-donor political committees. Additionally, the aggregate contribution limit from donors outside of Austin is modified to $44,000 per election, and $30,000 per runoff election.

E-Filing System

In July 2020, the City Clerk's Office launched a new electronic filing system for candidates and political action committees to file their campaign finance reports online.

Campaign Finance Contact Form

To file electronically and obtain an E-Filing account and password, candidates and political action committees need to submit the following two forms to the City Clerk’s Office:

The CTA form will still be required to be submitted in hard-copy to the City Clerk’s Office. The CTA form may also be accessed through the Texas Ethics Commission Forms & Instructions page. The  Campaign Finance Contact Form may be filled out and submitted online or in person. 

Campaign Finance

Beginning in July 2020, candidates and political action committees are required to submit their campaign finance reports using the City Clerk’s E-Filing System. Candidates must fill out and submit the Campaign Finance Contact Form online or in person before obtaining an E-Filing account.

On October 5, 2017, Council revised Chapter 2-2 relating to campaign finance and election fundraising.

See Ordinance 20171005-029.

For more information related to campaign finance reporting, go to the City Clerk's Campaign Finance Forms page.

Important Dates

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail Sunday, January 1, 2023
First Day of Early Voting in Person Monday, April 24, 2023
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Last Day of Early Voting in Person Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Election Day Saturday, May 6, 2023