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 - CANCELLED

The next General Election will be held on May 1, 2021, has been cancelled. On March 1, 2021, the Hewitt City Council approved an order cancelling the General Election as all positions were unopposed.  The following Council Members terms expire in May 2021 were certified unopposed and declared elected:

Charlie Turner
Bob Potter
Erica Bruce
Michael Bancale


Order of Cancellation of General Election


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

​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.