Five of nation’s 100 largest cities, all in Texas, holding mayoral elections Saturday

Voters in five of the nation’s 100 largest cities will head to the polls Saturday to vote for mayors. The cities of Arlington, Dallas, Fort Worth, Garland, and San Antonio—all in Texas— are holding mayoral elections. Thirty-one of the nation’s 100 largest cities have mayoral elections in 2019.
Incumbents in Arlington, Fort Worth, and San Antonio face challengers, while races in Dallas and Garland are open. Each election is nonpartisan, but partisan information for each incumbent is provided below where known.
  • Arlington: Incumbent Jeff Williams (R) faces three challengers.
  • Dallas: Nine candidates seek the open seat. Mayor Mike Rawlings (D) is prevented by term limits from seeking re-election.
  • Fort Worth: Incumbent Betsy Price (R) faces three challengers.
  • Garland: Scott LeMay (affiliation unknown) is the only candidate running for the open seat. The incumbent, Lori Barnett Dodson (affiliation unknown), did not file for re-election.
  • San Antonio: Incumbent Ron Nirenberg (Independent) faces eight challengers.
Runoff elections are possible in all but the Garland race. If no candidate receives at least 50 percent of the vote in the other four races on Saturday, runoff elections will be held June 8.
Use the links below to see coverage of each race, including candidate lists, past election results, and, once they are available, Saturday’s election results:,_Texas_(2019)