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Posted on: February 25, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City Council Election

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May 12 Post: Elected Officials Sworn In

During their May 11, 2021 meeting, the City Council canvassed the results of the May 1 election, placing into office the following City Council Members: 

  • Place 1 - Tito Rodriguez
  • Place 3 - Suzy Compton
  • Place 5 - Patrick Faram
  • Place 7 - Kelvin Deupree

Each Council Member was elected at large to serve a two-year term. Following the canvassing of the election results, the newly elected officials took the oath of office. The City Council also recognized outgoing Place 5 Council Member Mike Benton and former Place 7 Council Member Tim Welch, who stepped down in December, for their distinguished service and dedication to the community of North Richland Hills. Residents can watch the meeting video online. You can learn more about your Council Members on the City Council section of this website.

Oaths of Office

Council Member Tito Rodriguez
Council Member Tito Rodriguez takes oath of office
Council Member Suzy Compton

Council Member Suzy Compton takes oath of office

Council Member Patrick Faram

Council Member Patrick Faram takes oath of office

Council Member Kelvin Deupree

Council Member Kelvin Deupree takes oath of office

Outgoing Council Member Recognition
Council Member Mike Benton

Mayor Trevino recognizes Mike Benton and his wife Shari

May 3 Post: Election Results 

Following the May 1 election, the following unofficial election results were shared by the Tarrant County Elections Office at Unofficial results may not include all provisional and absentee ballots. On Tuesday, May 11, the City Council will canvass election results and newly elected officials will take the oath of office.

Place 1 

  • 2,340 votes for Tito Rodriguez

Place 3 

  • 2,322 votes for Suzy Compton

Place 5 

  • 1,863 votes for Patrick Faram
  •    632 votes for Crystal Ndidi Ibe 
  •    155 votes for Emmanuel Ngemto 

Place 7 

  • 2,216 votes for Kelvin Deupree

February 25 Post: City Council Election

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The City of North Richland Hills will hold an election on May 1, 2021 for City Council Places 1, 3, 5, and 7. To learn about the candidates and obtain their contact information, please view their application form at School board candidates will also be on the ballot. For more information, please visit your school district website. 

Sample Ballots

City Council Candidates 

Place 1 

  • Tito Rodriguez

Place 3 

  • Suzy Compton

Place 5 

  • Patrick Faram
  • Crystal Ndidi Ibe 
  • Emmanuel Ngemto 

Place 7 

  • Kelvin Deupree

Voting Hours* 

  • Monday - Friday, April 19 - 23, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 24, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 25, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Monday - Tuesday, April 26 – 27, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 1, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

*Subject to change. 

Voting Locations 

NRH voters can go to any voting location in Tarrant County. Early voting and Election Day polling locations include the Dan Echols Center, 6801 Glenview Dr., and NRH Library, 9015 Grand Ave. On Election Day, the former Bursey Road Senior Center, 7301 Bursey Rd, will also be open for voting. View a complete list of locations

If you have questions regarding the City Council election, please visit or call 817-427-6060. 

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