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.

2020-2021 Hewitt City Council

 Name  Title  Email  Phone
Charles "Charlie" Turner  Mayor 254.709.3614
Wilbert "Walky" Wachtendorf Mayor Pro Tem 254.709.3989
Bill Fuller Council Member 254.709.3998
Bob Potter Council Member
Erica Bruce Council Member  254.709.4050
Steve Fortenberry Council Member 254.709.0030
Michael S. Bancale Council Member

Upcoming General Election -  May 1, 2021

Candidate packets and an application for place on the ballot may be picked up in the City Secretary's Office starting on January 4, 2021.The City Secretary's Office is located at 200 Patriot Court, Hewitt, TX 76643, phone: 254.296.5602.

The next General Election will be held on May 1, 2021. Council Members from Ward 1, Place 1; Ward 2, Place 1; Ward 3, Place 1 and Ward - At-Large  have terms expiring. The following Council Members terms expire in May 2021:

Charlie Turner
Bob Potter
Erica Bruce
Michael Bancale

First day to file as a candidate is Wednesday, January 13, 2021.
Last day to file as a candidate is Friday, February 12, 2021, 5:00 p.m. 

Click on this link Election Ward Map to find out what ward you live in. To be qualified to run for a place on the ballot, one must live in the Ward that they wish to serve; however, registered voters who live in the city of Hewitt may vote for any and all positions on the ballot. For questions regarding city elections, call the City Secretary at 254.296.5602 or email.

Polling location for the the May 2021 election to be determined. McLennan County Vote Centers


Notice of Deadline to File for Place on Ballot


Erica Bruce - CFR January 15, 2021
Steve Fortenberry - CFR January 15, 2021
Bob Potter - CFR January 15, 2021

​City of Hewitt General Election - May 1, 2021

The next General Election for Ward 1, Ward 2, Ward 3, and At-large will be held on May 1, 2021. 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.