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Elections Administrator: Sarah Perez
Deputy Clerk: Mary Jane Alvear

Address/Mailing:
Karnes County Elections
210 West Calvert, Suite 140
Karnes City, TX 78118

Phone: (830) 780-2246
Fax: (830) 780-3059

Email: electionsadmin@co.karnes.tx.us

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  • County Judge: Wade J. Hedtke, 4-year term ends in 2022
    Sheriff: Dwayne Villanueva, 4-year term, ends in 2020 
    County Attorney: Jennifer Dillingham, 4-year term, ends in 2020 
    District Clerk: Denise Rodriguez, 4-year term, ends in 2022
    County Clerk: Carol Swize, 4-year term, ends in 2022
    County Treasurer: Vi Swierc, 4-year term, ends in 2022
    Tax-Assessor Collector: Brenda Janysek, 4-year term, ends in 2020

    County Commissioner 1: Shelby Dupnik, 4-year term, ends in 2020
    County Commissioner 2: Benny Lyssy, 4-year term, ends in 2022
    County Commissioner 3: Sean O'Brien, 4-year term, ends in 2020
    County Commissioner 4: Sharon Chesser, 4-year term, ends in 2022

    Justice of the Peace 1: Rachel V. Garcia, 4-year term, ends in 2022
    Justice of the Peace 2: Caroline Korzekwa, 4-year term, ends in 2022
    Justice of the Peace 3: Delia "Daisy" Villanueva, 4-year term, ends in 2022
    Justice of the Peace 4: David Sotelo, 4-year term, ends in 2022

    Constable 1: Dennis Fenner, 4-year term, ends in 2020
    Constable 2: Donald Hons, 4-year term, ends in 2020
    Constable 3: Fernando "Freddie"  Martinez, 4-year term, ends in 2020
    Constable 4: Fernando Rios, 4-year term, ends in 2020

     

  • Party Chair
    Mari Mitchell

    Contact Information
    Phone: (210) 316-6274
    Email: marimitchell77@yahoo.com

  • Click here to confirm your registration status.

    A blank voter application you can print at home can be found by clicking here.
    Note: Please make sure to fill it out completley and mail back the application to our office. Thank you!

    Karnes County Elections
    210 W. Calvert, Ste. 140
    Karnes City, TX 78118

    Submit a change request for your Voter Registration card online through Texas OnlineThis change is valid for address changes still within Karnes County.


    Commissioner/JP/Constable Precincts are composed of the following Voting Precincts:

    Precinct 1- Voting Precincts- 4, 9, 11
    Precinct 2- Voting Precincts- 2, 6, 7, 10, 12, 13
    Precinct 3- Voting Precincts- 1, 3, 8, 15
    Precinct 4- Voting Precincts- 5, 14

    With this MAP you will be able to see the breakdown of all the different voting precincts.

  • Absentee Ballot By Mail (ABBM) must be applied for each calender year. You may call our office to request a application to be mailed to you or click here for a printable version of it. 

    Reasons for Voting by Mail:
    *65 years of age or older
    *Disability
    *Expected absence from the county
    *Confinement in jail

    All applications are to mailed to the following:

    Karnes County Elections
    210 W. Calvert, Ste. 140
    Karnes City, TX 78118

    For Military/Overseas Voters: FPCA Application

  • First Steps for Candidates Running for a County, Precinct, or District Office: Non Judicial
    First Steps for Candidates Running for a County Judicial Office: Judicial


    Candidate Forms
    Application for a place on the Primary Ballot: Application
    Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate: Form (Instruction Guide)
    Campaign Finance Report: Form (Instruction Guide)
    Code of Fair Campaign Practices: Form

    Candidate Guides
    Political Advertising: Guide
    Pollwatcher: Guide
    Political Fundraising- Guide

    Helpful Resources
    Rules for Posting Campaign Signs: Information
    Prohibition Against Using Political Subdivision Resources for Political Advertising: Information


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