May 7, 2022 General Election – Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be held at the Matagorda County Courthouse Annex 405 Commerce, Palacios, Texas 77465​.
The first day to file an Application for Place on Ballot, for position of Mayor and Council Positions 1, 2, and 6 in the May 7, 2022 General Election will be January 19, 2022; the last day to file an Application for Place on Ballot will be February 18, 2022 by 5pm.
Candidate packets will be available to be picked up at City Hall in January 2022.
The qualifications to serve on the Palacios City Council are found in the Home Rule Charter:

Section 3.04 Qualifications
Each candidate for a City Council position, at the time of filing of his/her application for a place on the ballot, shall be a registered voter in the City; shall be a resident of the City and shall have resided within the corporate limits of the City for at least one (1) year preceding the date of the election at which he/she is a candidate; shall not have been convicted of a felony criminal offense or a crime involving moral turpitude; shall not be delinquent on city taxes; and shall not be in violation of any other provision of the Charter.

Find additional election related dates and information at
City of Palacios
PO Box 845
Palacios, Texas 77465
David Holubec, M. Ed.
City Secretary



Posted in accordance with Tx. Legis. H.B. 305, effective September 1, 2019.

Register to Vote

You can register to vote at the Matagorda County Courthouse at 1700 7th Street,  Bay City, Texas
Or fill out the online form and mail it in.