Election Information

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.