Election Information

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The City Secretary's Office conducts municipal elections as prescribed by the Election Code of the State of Texas and the City Charter. Benbrook's governing and lawmaking body consists of the Mayor and six City Councilmembers elected for terms of two years. All places, including the Mayor, are elected at large.

Uniform Election Date


Municipal elections are held annually in November (the first Tuesday after the first Monday) as authorized by State Law. These elections are normally conducted as a Joint Election with Tarrant County.

2017 General Election
The City of Benbrook General Election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to elect  the Mayor, Place 1 and Members of the Council in Places 3, 5, and 7.

Candidate packets, information and calendars for the November 7, 2017 Election are available from the City Secretary's Office or by download.

Applications for a Place on the Ballot will be accepted from July 24, 2017 through 5:00 p.m. on August 21, 2017.  The deadline to file an Application for a Declared Write-In Candidate is 5:00 p.m. August 25, 2017.

The Benbrook Library District Board of Directors and the Benbrook Water Authority Board of Directors are separate entities of the City of Benbrook. Contact those entities for information on their General Elections.
 
Resolution Calling General Election
Order of Election