Elections (Elecciones)

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Canvass of the May 1, 2021 Election Returns:

The canvassing meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. During this meeting, those elected will be sworn in and outgoing Councilmembers will be recognized. An agenda and packet are now published at cityofkennedale.com/agendas. This meeting will allow for in-person or virtual attendance.  

Saturday, June 5, 2021 Runoff Election (for Place 5):


  • Chad Wandel (I)
  • James Connor

(I) = Incumbent

Early Voting For City Council Place 5 Runoff
(from the May 1 General Election)

May 24 ‐ 27
(Mayo 24 ‐ 27 )
(Tháng Năm 24 ‐ 27)
Monday ‐ Thursday
(Lunes – Jueves)
(Thứ Hai – Thứ Năm)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 28
(Mayo 28)
(Tháng Năm 28)
(Thứ Sáu)
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
May 29
(Mayo 29)
(Tháng Năm 29)
(Chủ Bảy)
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
May 30
(Mayo 30)
(Tháng Năm 30)
(Chủ Nhật)
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
May 31
(Mayo 31)
(Tháng Năm 31)
(Thứ Hai)
Closed (Holiday)
Cerrado (día de festivo)
(Đóng Cửa (Lễ))
June 1
(Junio 1)
(Tháng Sáu 1)
(Thứ Ba)
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Runoff Election Day: Saturday, June 5, 2021
For Place 5 from the May 1 General Election

June 5
(Junio 5)
(Tháng Sáu 5)
(Thứ Bảy)
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

General Election Information

  • Council Places 1, 3, and 5 are elected in May of odd-numbered years; the Mayor and Council Places 2 and 4  in May of even-numbered years
  • Canidate filings will be accepted during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays) and there is no filing fee. Candidate Packets are now available in the City Secretary’s Office in City Hall (405 Municipal Drive) or at www.cityofkennedale.com/candidatepacket.
  • The period for filing an Application for a Place on the Ballot for the May 1, 2021 Election was 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 13 through 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2021. The offices of City Council Places 1, 3, and 5 appeared on the ballot. As no candidate for City Council Place 5 received a majority of votes, a runoff will be held for that race on Saturday, June 5, 2021.
  • Under the 'Vote Center’ model, registered voters in Tarrant County can now vote at any polling place within the County both during Early Voting and on Election DayThe local polling place for the City of Kennedale is the Community Center in the Kennedale Public Library (316 W 3rd Street, Kennedale, TX 76060).
  • The City Secretary’s Office is responsible for overseeing municipal elections including serving as the contract administrator for election services through Tarrant County Elections, receiving all required candidate filings (including campaign finance reports), and conducting a drawing for the order in which names will appear on the ballot.
  • View the Election Register (PDF)
  • General Elections are held on the first Saturday of each May, with the deadline to file for a place on the ballot falling 78 days before Election Day and the first day to file for a place on the ballot falling 30 days before that.
First Day to File
(108 days before Election)
Deadline to File
(78 days before Election)
Election Day
Wednesday, January 13, 20215:00 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2021Saturday, May 1, 2021
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
5:00 p.m. Friday, February 18, 2022
Saturday, May 7, 2022
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
5:00 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2023
Saturday, May 6, 2023

Ever wondered who's served on Council in years past? View the entire Election Register from incorporation in 1947 to the current Council.

May 1, 2021 Election Notices and Filings

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Contact Information

City of Kennedale
405 Municipal Drive, Kennedale, TX 76060
For questions regarding elections, email City Hall or call 817-985-2105.

The next General Election for the City of Kennedale will be Saturday, May 1, 2021. The offices of City Council Place 1, City Council Place 3, and City Council Place 5 will appear on the ballot. The deadline to file for a place on the ballot is 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2021. Applications for a Place on the Ballot can be found in the Candidate Packet (once available) and filed with the City Secretary’s Office (in City Hall, 405 Municipal Drive, Kennedale, TX 76060). There is no filing fee.

This site only provides information about City of Kennedale Elections. To view upcoming County, State, and Federal Election information, please begin with the following sites:

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Governance Model

As a Home Rule City, Kennedale enjoys the full power of local self-government (Local Government Code, §51.072). The governmental structure and division of power are established in the City's Home Rule Charter, which was written in 1997 and adopted by the voters on January 17, 1998. Voters have approved amendments twice (in May 2016 and May 2019).