Election Information

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    MAY 2, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION -  Postponed to November 3, 2020 due to public health and safety concerns related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) 

    The City of Richland Hills will hold a General Election on May 2, 2020, for the purpose of electing persons for Mayor and City Council Places 2 and 4.

    Candidate Filings
    Mayor Place 2
     Place 4
    Ed Lopez          
    Travis Malone
     Roland Goveas                                      
      Stacey Lightfoot Morse  Javier Alvarez
      Stephen Barrette
      GW Estep  

     Future Elections

    • May 2, 2020 - Mayor, Place 2 and Place 4 will be elected. (Filing for a Place on the Ballot begins on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, and ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020)
    • May 1, 2021 - Place 1, Place 3 and Place 5 will be elected.

    City Council

    The Richland Hills City Council is composed of a Mayor and five Council Members in places designated as 1 through 5. All are elected at large for two-year terms by registered voters within the city limits of Richland Hills.


    Each of the five Councilmembers and Mayor shall, on the date of the election, be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, a citizen of the United States of America and a registered, qualified voter of the State of Texas; shall reside and shall have resided for at least one year preceding the election at which he is a candidate, within the corporate limits of Richland Hills; and shall not be in arrears in the payment of any taxes or other liability due the City, or be disqualified by reason of any provision of any other section of this Charter. A person who does not possess each of the above qualifications at the time of his/her filing as a candidate shall not be eligible to be elected to the Council. A member of the Council ceasing to possess any of the qualifications specified in this section, or any other sections of this Charter, or convicted of a felony while in office, shall immediately forfeit his/her office. No Councilmember shall hold any other public office except that of Notary Public, member of the National Guard or any Military Reserve, or a retired member of the Armed Services.

    Per the Texas Ethics Commission, committees and candidates must file applications and regular finance reports with the City Secretary's Office.

     If you have any questions, please contact the City Secretary's Office, at 817-616-3810, or via email at cbourg@richlandhills.com.

    Voting Information

    For information on voter registration and polling locations, contact Tarrant County Elections at 817-831-VOTE (8683) or visit www.tarrantcounty.com/evote.

    Para la información sobre registro de votante y puestos de votación, póngase en contacto con Elecciones de Condado Tarrant en 817-831 VOTE (8683) o visite el sitio web en www.tarrantcounty.com/evote.








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