Upcoming Elections

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2023

May 6, 2023 - General Election (City Council Election for Mayor and Places 3, 4, 5) 

November 7, 2023 Constitutional Amendment Election 

2024

May 4, 2024 - General Election (City Council Election for Place 1, 2, 6, 7)

The Office of the City Secretary is responsible for conducting the general election to elect officers of the City. The General Election is held on the first Saturday in May of each year as prescribed by the Election Code of the State of Texas and the City Charter. The Office of the City Secretary coordinates with Tarrant County elections for local, state, and federal elections.

You may review the qualifications for running for the Watauga City Council here.

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To ensure the election process is transparent, fair, and open to all, please refer to the resources below:

Tarrant County Elections Administration is responsible for voter registration and conducting all federal, state, and county elections and certain elections for municipalities, independent school districts and other political subdivisions that contract with Tarrant County for elections services. Additional information may be obtained at 817.831.VOTE (8683).

Secretary of State Secretary of State serves as the Chief Election Officer for the state of Texas, assisting county election officials and ensuring the uniform application and interpretation of election laws through the state. This office may be contacted at 800.252.VOTE (8683) or 512.463.5650. The Texas Secretary of State created VoteTexas.gov to provide election information such as where to vote, what to bring, what the process is like, and much more, in a user friendly format. 

VoteTexas.gov find all the information and resources you need about voting, voter registration, voting by mail, military & overseas voters. 

Texas Ethics Commission provides guidance to candidates and political parties to maintain equality for all involved in the election process. Contact at 512.463.5800.