There will be 22 new voting precincts in Tarrant County, spanning Fort Worth, Haslet and Mansfield. It was approved by the Tarrant County Commissioners in a meeting on May 2. The change was one of the last official actions by former election administrator Heider Garcia.

The overview

The county is complying with Texas Election Code, according to documents, that splits a voting precinct if it has more than 5,000 registered voters. The election administration identified 22 boundary changes to accommodate population growth for the 2024 elections.

Both the Republican and Democratic party heads agreed with the change, according to documents.

Current situation
  • Precinct 3659 had 4,212 registered voters as of Feb. 28.
  • Precinct 3659 is projected to add 2,106 voters, pushing it over the limit.
The specifics

The new precinct will be 3842, according to documents. The change will split the current precinct in half at Heritage Trace Parkway in northeast Fort Worth, making it the southern boundary of the new precinct. The western boundary will be Beach Street; Ray White Road will be the eastern boundary, and the northern boundary is Flusche Court.