Elections / Elecciones

For information about the November 8, 2016 election, including sample ballots and when and where to vote, please visit the Tarrant County Elections Office.  

Special Election FAQs

City Elections

The City Secretary serves as the Chief Election Official for the City of North Richland Hills and is responsible for conducting all City elections as prescribed by the Election Code of the State of Texas. Municipal elections are held on the first Saturday in May of each year, as authorized by state law.

The North Richland Hills City Council is composed of a mayor and seven council members. All are elected at large for terms of two years. The mayor and council members in Places 2, 4 and 6 are elected in even numbered years. Council members in Places 1, 3, 5 and 7 are elected in odd numbered years.

Election Day - May 7, 2016

(notice of filing period, posted December 18, 2015)

Residents of North Richland Hills will go to the polls on May 7, 2016 to elect a Mayor and Council Members in Places 2, 4, and 6 for a two year term and school board trustees for Birdville ISD and Keller ISD.
  • If you are not already registered to vote, you must do so by April 7, 2016 to vote in this election;
  • Early voting will be conducted April 25 - May 3, 2016;
  • On election day, voters must go to their county precinct polling location.


Voters are now required to present a driver's license or other approved form of photo identification in order to vote in all Texas Elections. A list of acceptable forms of photo ID can be found here.

Future Elections

  • Council Places 1, 3, 5 and 7 will next be elected in May 2017.