City Elections

The City Secretary is the Chief Election Official and is responsible for the administration of all city elections. The City of Hewitt conducts a general election on the first Saturday in May of each year. There are seven council members. Each council member serves a two-year term.

2021-202 Hewitt City Council


 Name  Title  Email  Phone
Steve Fortenberry Mayor council7@cityofhewitt.com
254.709.0030
Michael S. Bancale  Mayor Pro Tem council1@cityofhewitt.com
254.709.3552
Wilbert "Walky" Wachtendorf Council Member  council4@cityofhewitt.com 254.709.3989
Bill Fuller Council Member council5@cityofhewitt.com 254.709.3998
Bob Potter Council Member council3@cityofhewitt.com
254.709.3666
Erica Bruce Council Member council6@cityofhewitt.com  254.709.4050
Charles "Charlie" Turner
Council Member council2@cityofhewitt.com
254.709.3614


​City of Hewitt General Election - May 7, 2022


The next General Election for Ward 1, Ward 2, and Ward 3 will be held on May 7, 2022. Filing information will be provided as soon election calendar is prepared. 

eligibility requirements per City Charter (Sec. 2.4)


  • United States citizens
  • 18 years of age
  • Registered voter of the State of Texas
  • Resident of the City for one year prior to election

Per Election Code Sec. 141.001(a)


  • Citizen of the United States
  • 18 years old
  • Have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment in court
  • No felony convictions
  • Resided in the state continuously for the previous 12 months
  • Must satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for this office

For past election history, view the City of Hewitt Election Register.