City council and mayoral incumbents win re-election in Fort Worth, Texas

The general election for Fort Worth, Texas, was on May 6, 2023. The filing deadline to run passed on Feb. 17. 

Candidates competed for Fort Worth City Council Districts 2-11, as well as for mayor of Fort Worth. Incumbent Mattie Parker won re-election as mayor with 69.3% of the vote. Incumbents Carlos Flores, Michael Crain, Gyna Bivens, Jared Williams, Chris Nettles, Elizabeth Beck, and Alan Blaylock won re-election to the city council.

Rick Herring and Jeanette Martinez advanced to a runoff election for District 11 after neither secured a majority of votes. Martinez received 36.3% of the vote in the general election, while Herring received 34.1%. The runoff is on June 10, 2023.

Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in Texas and the 13th-largest city in the U.S. by population.

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