Early voting began April 24 and runs through May 2 for the May 6 general election in Tarrant County.

Up for election are positions on Grapevine City Council, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD school board and Carroll ISD school board. Colleyville will hold a special election for voters to decide whether or not to continue the city's Crime Control and Prevention District.

During early voting and on Election Day, voters can cast a ballot at any polling location in the county. Information on polling locations and addresses can be found on Tarrant County’s website.

Voters who are interested in voting by mail must submit their application to Tarrant County by April 25 at 5 p.m.

Below are the candidates on the ballot, along with a Q&A for each race.

Grapevine: Two positions are up for grabs on Grapevine City Council.
  • Place 5: Chris Coy and William Thorsell
  • Place 6: Duff O’Dell and Theresa Strayer
Colleyville: The city will hold a special election on May 6 for voters to decide whether or not to continue the Colleyville Crime Control and Prevention District.
  • Colleyville Crime Control and Prevention District: The district is funded by a half cent of sales tax and supports crime control and prevention programs throughout the city. The revenue provides funding for public safety personnel expenses, operation costs and equipment purchases, according to the city’s website. In Colleyville, the district helps fund the Colleyville Police Department's budget, replacement of police vehicles, dispatch software, weapons replacement, SWAT training, crisis and de-escalation training and the Teen Court program. If approved, the district will be authorized for another 20 years.
Carroll ISD: Voters in CISD can decide who holds Place 2 on the board. Place 1 and Place 3 will be held by Christy Stacy and Dudley Jordan, respectively, as neither candidate has an opponent.
  • Place 2: Eric W. Lannen and Zee Duran
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD: The school district has eight candidates overall running for three positions within the board of trustees.
  • Place 5: A.J. Pontillo, Sergio Harris and Dave Stine
  • Place 6: Richard Newton and Dianna Sager
  • Place 7: Mary Humphrey, Mark Wollin and Kimberly Phoenix
The May 6 general election for city council positions in both Southlake and Colleyville were canceled as both candidates ran unopposed.

Southlake City Council Member Kathy Talley and Mayor Pro Tem Randy Williamson have been re-elected to their positions. Talley holds Place 1 and joined the council in 2020. Williamson was elected to Place 6 in 2020 and previously served as Place 4 council member from 2013 to 2019.

Colleyville City Council Place 3 and Place 4 will be held by newcomers Scotty Richardson and Ben Graves, respectively.

More information on ballot items, voter registration and polling requirements can be found on Community Impact’s 2023 Voter Guide.