City Elections

The City Secretary is the Chief Election Official and is responsible for the administration of all city elections. The City of Hewitt conducts a general election on the first Saturday in May of each year. There are seven council members. Each council member serves a two-year term.

2021-202 Hewitt City Council

 Name  Title  Email  Phone
Steve Fortenberry Mayor
Michael S. Bancale  Mayor Pro Tem
Wilbert "Walky" Wachtendorf Council Member 254.709.3989
Bill Fuller Council Member 254.709.3998
Bob Potter Council Member
Erica Bruce Council Member  254.709.4050
Charles "Charlie" Turner
Council Member

​City of Hewitt General Election - May 7, 2022

The next General Election for Ward 1, Ward 2, and Ward 3 will be held on May 7, 2022. Filing information will be provided as soon election calendar is prepared. 

eligibility requirements per City Charter (Sec. 2.4)

  • United States citizens
  • 18 years of age
  • Registered voter of the State of Texas
  • Resident of the City for one year prior to election

Per Election Code Sec. 141.001(a)

  • Citizen of the United States
  • 18 years old
  • Have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment in court
  • No felony convictions
  • Resided in the state continuously for the previous 12 months
  • Must satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for this office

For past election history, view the City of Hewitt Election Register.