CANCELLED MAY 5, 2018 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION
The Haslet City Council accepted the Certification of Unopposed Candidates for the May 5, 2018, General Municipal Election at the March 5, 2018, regular city council meeting. Council approved Ordinance 004-2018 cancelling the May 5, 2018 General Municipal Election and declaring the unopposed candidates—Council Member Place 1 Warren Robb, Council Member Place 3 - Kathy Hopper, and Council Member Place 5 - Tanya Morrow—as elected to office. These individuals will take the Oath of Office on May 8, 2018.
The City of Haslet contracts with Tarrant County Elections through a joint election contract which enables elections to be administered through the Tarrant County Elections office, and is more cost effective for the City of Haslet. Elections are held every year for alternating two-year mayor and council terms.
To run for office in Haslet (a general law city in Texas), you must, among other requirements:
- Be a citizen of the United States
- Be at least 18 years old on the date of the election
- Have lived in the State of Texas for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the filing date for the election and in Haslet for at least 6 months prior to the filing date for the election
Filing for a Place on the Ballot
To run for city office, you must file an application with the city secretary. The application includes information required by the Texas Election Code and must be filed according to deadlines set by that code. A candidate may either file for a place on the ballot or as a write-in candidate, but an application must be filed in either case.
Detailed information for filing to run for elected office for the City of Haslet is available from the City Secretary's Office by contacting 817-439-5931 ext, 102 or by email.