City Council

City Council 

If you are interested in serving as a city council member, please contact City Hall for specific information. 

General Elections are held in May.

 

Vote Texas

Group Members

Mayor
Tony McKnight
Term 2020-2022

Mayor Protem
Gordon Cole
Term 2021-2023

Councilmember
Billie Petty
Term 2020-2022

Councilmember
Eva Alexander
Term 2021-2022

Councilmember
Clint Smith
Term 2021-2022

Councilmember
Robert Kalka
Term 2020-2022

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can run for a Mayor/Councilmember seat?

To run for office in a general law city in Texas, you must, among other requirements:

• be a citizen of the United States; and

• be at least 18 years old on the date of the election; and

• have lived in the State of Texas for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the filing date for the election, and in your city or ward for at least 6 months prior to the filing date for the election; and

• be registered to vote in the county you live in; and

• never been convicted of a felony.

 

Do I have to register to vote in Cherokee County?

Yes, once you move to a new county you must do a change of address with your local election office. You may pick up a registration card at city hall, visit your local election office at http://www.co.cherokee.tx.us/ips/cms/othercountyoffices/elections.html

or registered online at https://webservices.sos.state.tx.us/vrapp/index.asp

Where do the residence in Wells (PCT 2) vote?

Early Elections are held at The River Church 595 S. Marcus Alto, Texas 75925

General Elections are held on elections day at First Baptist CHurcj 629 Rusk Ave. Wells, Texas 75976

City Elections are held on election day at Wells ISD Cafeteria 100 Bonita Wells, Texas 75976 

Contact Info

Tony McKnight
Mayor
(936) 867-4615
Email