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College:

  • 1988 UT Arlington B.A Political Science

Military Service: 

  • 1991 Commissioned Officer United States Navy

Graduate School: 

  • 1991 Texas Christian University (Brite Divinity School) Master of Divinity 

Post Graduate: 

  • 2009 Baylor University (Truett Theological Seminary) Doctor of Ministry

Community Boards: 

  • 2007~2017 MISD School Board Member. President for 2 Terms 

  • 2008 President of Historic West Mansfield Texas Community Development Corporation (Bethlehem's Pioneer Place) 

  • 2016 ~ Present Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Advisory Board 

  • 2017 ~ Present Tarrant County College Board Trustee 

  • 2020 Baylor University Board of Regents (Audit-Finance Committee)

Awards and Accomplishments: 

  • Husband and Dad 32 years

  • Master Board Member (Texas Assoc. of School Boards) 

  • Mansfield Wall of Honor 

  • Senior Pastor Bethlehem Baptist Church 1991

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I am an advocate for balanced growth and continued support of police in Mansfield.  Let’s make this a place where our children, senior adults, young professionals, teachers, and first responders, can call home.  Read More

Mansfield Early Voting Locations

Early Voting : Oct. 13th - 30th

During early voting, you are able to vote at any polling location in your county, however, we recommend the locations below.  There are several races and as a Mansfield resident, depending on which county you live in, there are 2 or maybe 3 ballots to look for.  Again, look out for the General Election ballot, the Mansfield General & Special Election ballot and a Mansfield School Board ballot.

The General Election ballot will allow you to vote for your Federal, State, and County officials.  The Mansfield General & Special Election ballot will allow you to vote for your City Council officials and City Propositions and the School Board ballot will allow you to vote for Mansfield School Board officials.  If you do not receive your Mansfield General & Special Elections ballot or the Mansfield School Board ballot be sure to ask the poll workers for it.  Your voice counts!

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jOHNSON COUNTY

ELLIS COUNTY

Mansfield Sub-Courthouse Conference Room 1100 East Broad Street Mansfield, TX 76063 

OCTOBER 13-17

Tuesday - Saturday

8AM-5PM

OCTOBER 19-23

Monday - Friday

8AM-5PM

OCTOBER 24

Saturday

7AM-7PM

OCTOBER 25

Sunday

11AM-4PM

OCTOBER 26-30

Monday - Friday

7AM-7PM

Midlothian Conference Center

1 Community Circle Drive, Midlothian, TX 

OCTOBER 13-16

Tuesday - Friday

8AM-5PM

OCTOBER 17

Saturday

8AM-4PM

OCTOBER 19-23

Monday - Friday

8AM-6PM

OCTOBER 24

Saturday

7AM-7PM

OCTOBER 25

Sunday

1PM-6PM

OCTOBER 26-30

Monday - Friday

7AM-7PM

Johnson County Precinct 3 Maintenance Facility

10420 East FM 917, Alvarado, TX 76063

OCTOBER 13-16 

Tuesday - Saturday

8AM-6PM

OCTOBER 19-23

Monday - Friday

8AM-6PM

OCTOBER 24

Saturday

11AM

OCTOBER 25

Sunday

11AM-4PM

OCTOBER 26-30

Monday - Friday

7AM-7PM

MICHAEL'S MESSAGE
CAMPAIGN BUZZ

By Lori Williams, Mansfield Chamber

August 27, 2020 02:14 PM

Mansfield area Chamber of Commerce hosts the Mansfield Mayor Candidate Forum

The Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a candidate forum for the MISD School Board, Mansfield City Council, and Mansfield Mayor.

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Thursday, October 1st at 10:00am

at The Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce

114 N. Main Street

By James Barragán, Dallas Morning News

July 27, 2020 03:04 PM

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott extends early voting period for November elections citing COVID-19

Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday extended the early voting period for the November presidential elections in response to COVID-19.

In a news release, Abbott’s office said the early voting period will begin Oct. 13 and end Oct. 30, giving voters nearly one more week than usual to cast their vote before Election Day. He also allowed voters to turn in mail ballots in person on Election Day.

 

“As we respond to COVID-19, the State of Texas is focused on strategies that preserve Texans’ ability to vote in a way that also mitigates the spread of the virus,” Abbott said in a statement. “By extending the early voting period and expanding the period in which mail-in ballots can be hand-delivered, Texans will have greater flexibility to cast their ballots, while at the same time protecting themselves and others from COVID-19.”


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By Amanda Rogers, Focus Daily News

June 5, 2020 08:00 AM

Thousands Gather for Peaceful Mansfield March for justice

Before the march, Evans took the microphone at Mansfield High School and prayed for the demonstrators, asking the parents to watch out for the students. “We’re not going to let anybody hijack this movement,” he said. “We’re going to hang out of in the periphery and keep our heads on a swivel.” “Mansfield is a great city,” said Zhivonni Cook, public information officer for the Mansfield police. “We have a great relationship with all the residents and expect a peaceful march. We have had several gatherings already, so peaceful. Our officers went to the demonstration at Holland and Broad and delivered water.” “The thing that happened in Minneapolis was appalling,” Cook said. “(The protesters) just want to get out and have their voices heard. We believe in these peaceful protests that demand reform and bring meaningful change.

 


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By City of Mansfield Website

March 24, 2020 06:00 AM

Mansfield election date postponed to November 3, 2020 due to COVID-19

The Mansfield City Council voted 6-1 Monday night to postpone the May 2 general election to Nov. 3, unless an order from Texas Governor Greg Abbott provides an earlier date.  Gov. Abbott issued a proclamation March 18 suspending provisions of the Texas Election Code to allow political subdivisions to postpone their 2020 local elections as the state and many communities focus on the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Mayor David Cook told the City Council that Texas municipal officials are in discussions with Gov. Abbott to allow for a July election if circumstances permit. A July election, he said, would allow local voters to focus their attention on their city’s election and not in November during the national Presidential election.

 


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By Tessa Weinberg

March 18, 2020 11:25 AM

Gov. Greg Abbott allows local officials to postpone May 2 elections due to COVID-19

 

If local officials do choose to move municipal elections, the Secretary of State’s guidelines suggest that current elected officials whose seats were up on the May ballot will continue to hold office until after the postponed November election.

For example, the city of Mansfield is currently set to hold a May 2 special election to elect a new mayor due to Mansfield Mayor David Cook announcing his candidacy to represent District 96 in the Texas House.

 

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By Amanda Rogers, Focus Daily News

February 10, 2020 08:00 AM

Two community leaders have plans to run for mayor

 

Michael Evans has also announced that he intends to seek the mayor’s seat. Evans has also served on Mansfield ISD School Board and several community boards.  There are three other candidates seeking the mayors seat. George Fassett, Terry Moore, and Brent Newsom.

Filing for the May 2 general election is Jan. 15 through Feb. 14. Candidates cannot file for the mayor’s seat until the council calls the special election.

 


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By Amanda Rogers, Focus Daily News

January 10, 2020 08:00 AM

City could have four elections in 40 days

 

City could have four elections in 40 days  “If we have multiple (candidates), then we could have a run-off,” Taylor said.  (Including the general election and a possible run-off from those races), we could have four elections in 40 days.” And then there’s the cost of calling a special election, which could ring in at $40,000, and that’s without a run-off. 

 

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By Anna M. Tinsley

December 10, 2019 03:58 PM

Texas House member drops out of race after challenger files for Republican party


One day after Mansfield Mayor David Cook filed to challenge him in the Republican primary to represent House District 96, state Rep. Bill Zedler withdrew his bid to seek re-election.  Zedler, 76, said Tuesday that he has been having health issues and talked to his wife about retiring from the Texas Legislature.


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By City of Mansfield, Chamber of Commerce

December 16, 2019 08:47 AM

Dr. Michael A. Evans, Sr. announces his plan to run for mayor of Mansfield

 

"It is my ongoing prayer and civic responsibility as a resident of Mansfield, that we continue moving in a positive direction in this region," said Evans. "Many of our residents throughout the city, including first responders and teachers, have helped make Mansfield a top rated city.  It is my mission to keep moving forward on a positive trajectory, so that we all can continue enjoying the amenities and quality of life Mansfield has to offer."

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By City of Mansfield, Texas Municipal Government

December 9, 2019 06:35 PM

Mayor has filed to run for Texas House District 96

 

Mayor David L. Cook announced Monday evening he has filed to run for the Texas House of Representatives District 96, which according to Texas law triggers an automatic resignation as mayor. However Mayor Cook also announced he would continue to serve his duties as mayor until such time as his successor is sworn in.

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