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Buffalo City Council

Click here for the Unofficial Results of the May 6th General and Special Election

Please see the following link for a list of Voters Who Voted per day of Early Voting and on Election Day:

Notice of General and Special Election for the City of Buffalo 2023
Order of Election for May 6, 2023 General and Special Elections

Deadline to File for Place on the Ballot for 2023
Notice of Voting Priority for those with Mobility problems

First Day to File for Place on the General Election Ballot is Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

Last Day to File for Place on the General Election Ballot is Friday, February 17, 2023 at 5:00 pm.

First Day of Early Voting, in person, will be Monday, April 24 ,2023 and the last day of Early Voting will be Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Voting hours will be from 7 am to 5 pm, Mon-Fri.  No weekend voting hours for Early Voting.

For information regarding Application for Ballot By Mail (ABBM) or Federal Post Card Application (FPCA), please contact the Leon County Elections Office at 903-536-4469.

Terms will be ending for the Mayor, Jerrod Jones, and councilmembers Dianne Ryder and Tommy Reese.

On February 27, 2023, at 1 PM, candidate's who signed up to run for office on May 6, 2023, had their names randomly drawn for their place on the ballot.  Click here to view the Sample Ballot

Buffalo’s City Government is comprised of the Mayor and five City Council Members

  • The Mayor and City Council represent the people’s choice
  • Members are elected at large
  • Members serve two year, staggered terms
  • Members may serve an unlimited number of terms
  • All Members must be residents within the city limits of the City of Buffalo
Application for a Place on the Ballot
Candidate Qualifications
Candidate Qualification_Spanish

City of Buffalo – Elected Officials and Terms
Jerrod Jones
  Council Member
Tommy Reese
council_ryder2 Council Member
Diane Ryder
  Council Member
Mike Glick
council_housler2 Council Member
Martin Housler
  Council Member
Brent Reeder

All Council Meetings are held at City of Buffalo Administration building located at 812 N. Buffalo Avenue, Buffalo, Texas.

The Council meets the 4th Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m., unless indicated otherwise. May and December meetings on the 3rd Monday per City ordinance due to potential conflict with holidays.

Council Agendas are posted on the outside bulletin board at City Hall and online at least 72 hours before the Council Meeting.

The Mayor Pro-Tem is appointed every 2 years by the Council members.

City Council members are not full-time staff. If you have an immediate need to talk to the Mayor, a Council member, or city staff, contact City Hall at 903-322-4741.