City of Athens

Athens City Hall Administrative Offices
508 East Tyler Street
Athens, Texas 75751
Phone: (903) 675-5131
Fax: (903) 675-7562




May 6, 2017 Unofficial Election Results


Notice of May 6, 2017 City of Athens General Election

View Sample Ballots

Early Voting Information

Early voting for the May 6 election will begin April 24 and end May 2.
Early voting will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except for the following:

April 24, 2017 - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
May 1, 2017 - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Early voting by personal appearance will be conducted at:

Henderson County Elections Center
201 E Larkin Street
Athens, Texas 75751

Public Notice of Test of Automatic Tabulating Equipment



 For Election questions please contact the City Secretary at


The election for Mayor and City Council Member, Place 1 is held on odd numbered years and the election for City Council Member, Place 2, Place 3 and Place 4 is held on even numbered years.  All candidates for Athens City Council must meet the following requirements, as set forth in the Texas Election Code and City of Athens Charter:

Eligibility for Public Office (Texas Election Code, Title 9., Section 141.001, Eligibility for Public Office)

City of Athens Charter (Section 3.02, Qualifications)