10 candidates vie for Fort Worth mayor's seat in May 1 election

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 1. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 1. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 1. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Ten candidates are racing to be the next mayor of Fort Worth in the May 1 election. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Mayor Betsy Price has served since 2011 but decided to not seek another term. The 10 candidates seeking to be the new mayor are W. Brian Byrd, Mike Haynes, Deborah Peoples, Chris Rector, Ann Zadeh, Mattie Parker, Mylene George, Cedric C. Kanyinda, Steve Penate and Daniel "DC" Caldwell.


If no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote, the top two vote-getters will head to a runoff on June 5.

Tarrant County voters may cast their ballots at any vote center in the county on election day, but Denton County voters must cast ballots at their assigned precinct. For a list of polling places, click here for Tarrant County or here for Denton County.

For the latest results on this and other races after the polls close, visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results.
By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.