Election Information


A general, local election will be held each year in May to fill vacancies for City Council.  At times, special elections may be held in November.

The local election is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2022 for Places 1, 3 and 5 of City Council.  Candidates are elected to a two-year term of office.

Applications for place on the ballot will be accepted beginning on January 19, 2022.  The last day to file for a place on the general election ballot is Friday, February 18, 2022.  Please return your application to be placed on the ballot to the City Secretary's Office located at 105 N. 4th Street, Gunter, TX 75058.

Applications must be picked up in person at City Hall, 105 North 4th Street, Gunter, TX 75058.


The City of Gunter operates under a council-manager form of government.  The council appoints a City Manager to manage the day-to-day operations of the city while the policy and direction of the city is set by the Mayor and five Council Members who are elected at-large for two-year staggered terms.

Terms for the City Council  expire as follows

Mayor and Place No. 2 and 4 - May 2023

Place No. 1, 3 and 5 - May 2022


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