Election Information

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City General Election - Saturday, May 4, 2024

The next City of Sanger General Election will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2024, to elect a Mayor and Councilmembers for Place 2 and Place 4 for a two-year term.

Filing Period

Applications will be available for pick-up for filing for a place on the ballot at Sanger City Hall, 502 Elm Street, Sanger, Texas.

City Hall regular office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM and Friday 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM.  The City Secretary's Office will be open until 5:00 PM on February 16, 2024.

Notice of Drawing for a Place on Ballot PDF (posted 02/15/2024)

Location of next Election

Sanger Community Center – 101 Freese Street, Sanger, Texas 76262

The main Early Voting polling place is Denton County Elections Administration located at 701 Kimberly Dr., Denton, TX 76208, room A111.
***and other locations as designated by Denton County

Denton County Election Administration

Texas Secretary of State 

City of Sanger City Council Elected Officials and Terms

The City Council consists of a Mayor and five Council Members, all of whom are elected at large. Positions are numbered one through five consecutively. The terms of the Mayor and Council members shall be for two years. The Mayor and Council Places 2 and 4, shall be elected in even numbered years, and Council Places 1, 3, and 5 shall be elected in odd numbered years. Regular City Council Meetings are on the first and third Monday of every month, unless the meeting falls on a holiday which then moves the meeting to Tuesday. Access agendas and minutes for all of the Sanger City Council meetings.

Mayor/Council MemberPlaceTerm ExpiresFirst Term Elected
Thomas E. MuirMayorMay 2024May 2010
Marissa BarrettPlace 1May 2025May 2019
Gary BilyeuPlace 2May 2024May 2010
Dennis DillonPlace 3May 2025May 2019
Allen ChickPlace 4May 2024May 2014
Victor GannPlace 5May 2025May 2021

Qualifications / Eligibility to File

City of Sanger Home Rule Charter Section 3.04 Code of Ordinances

Each candidate for an elective office shall meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a qualified voter
  • Be 21 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable
  • Must have resided in the State for twelve months and within the City limits for twelve months immediately preceding the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot
  • Shall not be employed by the City
  • Shall meet all other eligibility requirements of the Texas Election Code
  • Texas Election Code - Candidate Qualifications

For more information on Voter Registration and locations to vote please visit Vote Denton.

Election Results - May 6, 2023

The General Election results for May 6, 2023, can be found on Denton County's website at:  https://results.enr.clarityelections.com/TX/Denton/117737/web.307039/#/summary

Ordinance 05-10-23 Ordinance Canvassing the May 2023, General Election

Canvassing Ordinances

Ordinance Canvassing the May 7, 2022 General Election - Ordinance 05-13-22 (PDF)