Are you planning to vote in the May 6, 2017 elections?

You must be registered 30 days prior to Election Day. In order to vote in the May 6, 2017 elections, a person must be registered by April 6, 2017. To determine whether or not you are registered, contact your County Elections Administration office by clicking either Tarrant County voters or Denton County voters

​Special Election - Crime Control and Prevention District

Southlake will hold a special election on May 6, 2017, for continuation of the Crime Control and Prevention District with ballot wording:

"Whether the Southlake Crime Control and Prevention District should be continued for 20 years and the crime control and prevention district sales tax should be continued for 20 years."

For more information on this special election, click here.

Election Notices

Notice of Special Election
Aviso de Elección Especial

​General Election - City Council - canceled

On February 7, 2017, City Council called an election for May 6, 2017 for the purpose of electing persons to City Council, Place 1; and City Council, Place 6.

The filing period for this election began January 18, 2017 and concluded on February 17, 2017. The time frame for declaration for write-in candidacy expired on February 21, 2017. There was only one application received for each place as follows which results in an uncontested election:

City Council, Place 1 - Shahid Shafi
City Council, Place 6 - Gary Fawks

Click here to see candidate information.

The Election Code provides that the Governing Body may cancel an election if the candidates in each race are unopposed. On March 7, 2017, City Council canceled the May 6, 2017 General Election by approving Resolution No. 17-013 and were issued a Certification of Unopposed Candidates. The unopposed candidates will be sworn into office on May 16, 2017.

Please contact the City Secretary's Office with any election questions at 817-748-8183.

Future Elections

The following elections shall take place as listed below:
  • May 5, 2018 - Mayor and Place 2 will be elected
  • May 4, 2019 - City Council - Place 3, Place 4 & Place 5 will be elected