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Commissioner pct. 1 is voting pcts. 4 & 11
Commissioner pct. 2 is voting pcts. 2, 6, 7, 10, 12 &13
Commissioner pct. 3 is voting pcts. 1, 3, 8 & 15
Commissioner pct. 4 is voting pcts. 5, 9 & 14
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× Karnes County registered voters can now vote at any one of the following polling locations on Election Day:

  • City of Kenedy City-Hall
  • Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Kenedy)
  • Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Falls City)
  • NBVM (Cestohowa) Catholic Church (Falls City)
  • St. Cornelius Catholic Church (Karnes City)
  • City of Karnes City Hall
  • Otto Kaiser - Bonnstetter Bldg (Kenedy)
  • Runge Public Library (Runge)
  • Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church (Kenedy)


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Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed for Lunch 12 -1
Hours may vary during election cycles

Beth Montalvo
Elections Administrator

Email: electionsadmin@co.karnes.tx.us

Karla Moczygemba Chief Deputy Clerk
Veronica Almeida Deputy Clerk

Karnes County Elections
210 West Calvert, Suite 140
Karnes City, TX 78118
Phone: (830) 780-2246
Fax: (830) 780-3059

Ballot by Mail requests: elections@co.karnes.tx.us



Thank you for visiting the Karnes County Elections website.  We trust the information listed will
assist you in your election research.  The Karnes County Elections Department is committed to
maintaining public confidence in all elections by assuring all elections are conducted in a fair,
efficient and accurate manner with the highest level of integrity.  The Elections Administrator 
and staff are committed to excellence in maintaining up-to-date, accurate voter registration rolls
to provide fair and equal opportunities for all of Karnes County citizens. 

The Elections Administrator conducts all countywide special and general elections and handles
Early Voting for the countywide elections.  The Early Voting Clerk is responsible for appointment
and training of all election clerks that assist in the elections and all balloting by mail.  As the Voter
Registrar of Karnes County, the Elections Administration is responsible for registering all eligible
voters, providing a list of qualified voters to all other county entities for their elections, and 
making reports to the Secretary of State.  The Elections Administration is also responsible for 
maintenance of candidate/officeholder reports and appointments of campaign treasurer designations
for county offices.





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  • County Judge: Wade J. Hedtke, 4-year term ends in 2026
    Sheriff: Dwayne Villanueva, 4-year term, ends in 2024 
    County Attorney: David Chapman, 4-year term, ends in 2024 
    District Clerk: Denise Rodriguez, 4-year term, ends in 2026
    County Clerk: Carol Swize, 4-year term, ends in 2026
    County Treasurer: Vi Swierc, 4-year term, ends in 2026
    Tax-Assessor Collector: Tammy Braudaway, 4-year term, ends in 2024

    County Commissioner 1: Shelby Dupnik, 4-year term, ends in 2024
    County Commissioner 2: Benny Lyssy, 4-year term, ends in 2026
    County Commissioner 3: James Rosales, 4-year term, ends in 2024
    County Commissioner 4: Wes Gisler, 4-year term, ends in 2026

    Justice of the Peace 1: Rachel V. Garcia, 4-year term, ends in 2026
    Justice of the Peace 2: Caroline Korzekwa, 4-year term, ends in 2026
    Justice of the Peace 3: Trent Enriquez, 4-year term, ends in 2026
    Justice of the Peace 4: David Sotelo, 4-year term, ends in 2026

    Constable 1: Eddie Salas, 4-year term, ends in 2024
    Constable 2: Donald Hons, 4-year term, ends in 2024
    Constable 3: David Kunschik, 4-year term, ends in 2024
    Constable 4: Fernando Rios, 4-year term, ends in 2024


    To vote in Texas, you must be registered with your county. Simply pick up a voter registration application, fill it out completely and legibly, and return it to the Voter Registration Office at least 30 days before the election date. 


    To check if you’re already registered to vote in Texas, use the following link: Am I Registered? 


    • Call the Voter Registration office at 830-780-2246 and request a voter registration application to be sent to you to be filled out, signed, and mailed.

    • You can also find voter registration applications at libraries, government offices, or high schools to be filled out, signed, and mailed.

    • Print a blank application and complete at home: Application (español)

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




    Helping Karnes County Citizens Register to Vote

    Volunteer Deputy Registrars (VDRs) are entrusted with the responsibility of officially registering voters in Karnes County. They are appointed by county voter registrars and charged with helping increase voter registration in their county. Acceptance of the duties of volunteer deputy registrar places you in a position of trust and responsibility to the citizens you will register to vote.


    • Are appointed by each county’s voter registrar;
    • Distribute, assist in completion & review of voter registration applications;
    • Accept completed voter registration application and provide receipts;
    • Turn in completed applications in person to their county voter registrar office within 5 calendar days;
    • VDRs serve for two-year terms expiring on December 31 of even-numbered years.

    You may become a deputy registrar by attending any of our in person training classes. Upon completion of the training, you will be issued a certificate of appointment and all necessary supplies needed to register citizens.

    Call the Karnes County Elections Administrator to schedule a time for the training at 830-780-2246.


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


    • 65 years of age or older
    • Disability
    • Expected absence from the county
    • Confinement in jail


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


    FPCA Application