Election Information

Westworth Village contracts election services through Tarrant County Elections Office. Elections are held every May. Information regarding specific election dates will be maintained on this webpage. The outcomes of prior elections can be viewed by election date at the bottom of this page.

The next election will be held in May 2022.   

The city council will call for the election annually at the January or February council meeting.   

  • The Mayor and council places 1, and 5 are elected each odd year, (2023, 2025, 2027...) 
  • Council places 2, 3 and 4 are elected each even year (2022, 2024, 2026...)

 

Tarrant County Elections Office selects the polling locations and Westworth Village may or may not be an actual polling location, refer to the published list above for actual locations. 

 

An instructional video on how to use the Tarrant County voting machines can be viewed HERE.

 

Applications for Place on the Ballot:

Applications are available on the Texas Attorney General website or by clicking HERE. Once an election is called, the City Secretary will have candidate packets available for pick up. All forms and deadlines will be posted on this website when they are available. Schedule an appointment with the City Secretary to turn in an application for placement on the ballot, by calling 817-710-2526 or emailing bbarrett@cityofwestworth.com.

 

Filling Vacancies

Type A City (Local Gov't Code, Section 22.010)

  • Term of office -- 2 years/can opt for up to 4 (Local Gov't Code, Section 22.035)*
  • Population -- at least 600 (Local Gov't Code, Section 6.001)
  • One vacancy -- city council may fill vacancy by appointment (majority of remaining members, excluding the mayor, make the appointment) until the next regular city election (at which time office will go on ballot for unexpired term, if any) or call a special election to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the unexpired term.*
  • Two vacancies at same time -- city council must order a special election to fill the vacancies for the remainder of the unexpired term.*
  • A special election ordered to fill these vacancies is governed by Title 12 of Election Code.
  • *A 3-year or 4-year term requires adoption by election (Art. XI, Sec.11, Tex.Const.); once adopted, vacancies must be filled by special election. See Art. XI, Sec.11 for details.

 

Qualifications for Office

Type A City (Local Gov't Code, Section 22.032)

Mayor

  • Residence -- 1 year in state prior to the filing deadline; 1 year in city prior to election day
  • Age -- 18 
  • Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline*

Alderman/Councilman

  • Residence -- 1 year in state prior to filing deadline; 6 months in the city (or ward) prior to filing deadline (Texas Elec. Code, Section 141.001(a); Brown v. Patterson, 609 SW 2nd 287)
  •  Age -- 18 
  • Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline*

 

Previous Year Election Results

Please click on the election date below for results: 

May 1, 2021

November 3, 2020 (Governor Abbot moved the May 2020 elections to November due to COVID)

May 4, 2019

May 5, 2018

May 6, 2017


 

If you have any questions, please contact the City Secretary or 

 Elections Division of the Office of the Texas Secretary of State at 1-800-252-VOTE(8683).