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.

2019-2020 Hewitt City Council


 Name  Title  Email  Phone
Charles "Charlie" Turner  Mayor  council2@cityofhewitt.com 254.666.6171
Wilbert "Walky" Wachtendorf Mayor Pro Tem  council4@cityofhewitt.com 254.666.3759
Bill Fuller Council Member council5@cityofhewitt.com 254.666.3304
Matthew Mevis Council Member council3@cityofhewitt.com
254.292.8727
Erica Bruce Council Member council6@cityofhewitt.com  254.655.4313
Steve Fortenberry Council Member council7@cityofhewitt.com 254.709.0030
Michael S. Bancale Council Member council1@cityofhewitt.com
 254.715.9514

​Upcoming General Election - May 2, 2020


In 2020, Council Members from Ward 1, Ward 2, and Ward 3 have terms expiring. The following Council Members terms expire:

Wilbert “Walky” Wachtendorf
Bill Fuller
Steve Fortenberry

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 666-6171 or email.

Polling location for the the May 2020 election to be determined. McLennan County Vote Centers

​Filing period - May 2, 2020 General Election

MAY 2, 2020 FILING DATES AND TIMES:
(Fechas y Horario para Entregar Presentaciones)

Start Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020         End Date: Friday, February 14, 2020
(Fecha Inicio) Miercoles, 15 de Enero 2020     (Fecha Límite) Viernes, 14 de Febrero  2020

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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.