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 Dates


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

2018 General Election


The City of Benbrook General Election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 6, 2018 to elect Members of the Council in Places 2, 4, and 6.

Candidate packets, information and calendars for the November 6, 2018 Election are available from the City Secretary's Office or by download.

Applications for a Place on the Ballot will be accepted from July 23, 2018 through 5:00 p.m. on August 20, 2018.  The deadline to file an Application for a Declared Write-in Candidate is 5:00 p.m. on August 24, 2018.

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