City Elections

The City Secretary is the election official for the City and oversees the administration of city elections to ensure com​pliance with all city, state and federal election laws and policies and to ensure that city elections are conducted in a fair and impartial manner. 
The City of New Boston consits of the Mayor and five Council Members who shall be elected for Terms of Two Years.  The City of New Boston is located within Bowie County.  Qualified voters, at a general election, cast their votes and ultimately determine those candidates that are to be elected to serve on the New Boston City Council. Bowie County 
The general election is held the first Saturday every May for Mayoral and City Council seats come up for (re) election.
  • Mayor - Ronald Humphrey (Term Expires 2022)
  • Place 1 - Robert Carr (Term Expires 2023)
  • Place 2 - Sue Anderson (Term Expires 2022)
  • Place 3 - Steven Williams (Term Expires 2022)
  • Place 4 - Jackie Laney (Term Expires 2023)
  • Place 5 - Neilan Hensley (Term Expires 2023)

Future Municipal Election(s)

May 7, 2022: Mayor, Place 2 and 3

May 6, 2023: Place 1, 4 and 5

Location of Election

New Boston Community Center, 301 E.N. Front Street, New Boston, TX 75570

Qualifications to Run for Public Office

Click here for a full list of criteria pursuant to Texas Election Code Sec. 141.001. Eligibility Requirements for Public Office.

The Filing Period for a Place on the Ballot:

  • First day to file an application for place on ballot - 108th day prior to election date
  • Last day to file an application for place on ballot - 78th day at 5:00 p.m. prior to election date

Voter Registration

To register to vote, simply fill out a voter registration application and mail it at least 30 day before the election date to the voter registrar at 710 James Bowie Drive, New Boston, TX 75570.  Bowie County Election Website.

View: Texas Secretary of State Registration Page to confirm your voter registration status, you may select one of two methods to perform a search:

  • Your Voter Unique Identification (VUID) number, which appears on your voter registration card
  • Your first and last name, and date of birth

Contact Information

Physical Address: 301 E.N. Front Strret, New Boston, TX 755770

Mailing Address: PO Box 5, New Boston, TX 75570

Phone: (903) 628-5596


Notice and Record of Meeting of Political Subdivisions Governing Body:

City Council meeting Agendas and Mintues are posted to the CIty's website at the following link: