Election Information

The City Council consists of a Mayor and six Councilmembers.  All positions are elected from the city at large, and have three year terms.   Elections are held annually on the May Uniform Election date (first Saturday in May). 

The qualifications for Mayor and Councilmembers are:  must be on the date of the election at least 21 years of age; a citizen of the United States; a registered voter of the State of Texas; must reside and have resided for at least one year preceding the election at which he is a candidate within the corporate limits of Saginaw; must not be in arrears in the payment of any taxes due the city; and meet all other qualifications prescribed by Article 1.05 of the Texas Election Code and any amendment thereof.

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The Mayor and Councilmembers receive $25.00 per meeting.  Regular meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of every month.   Additional meetings and workshops may be scheduled throughout the year as needed.

City Councilmembers:

  • Mayor, Todd Flippo - Term expires 2021
  • Councilmember Place 1, Charles Beasley - Term expires 2022
  • Councilmember Place 2, Patrick Farr - Term expires 2021
  • Councilmember Place 3, Valerie Junkersfeld - Term expires 2022
  • Councilmember Place 4, Charles Tucker - Term expires 2023
  • Councilmember Place 5, Cindy Bighorse - Term expires 2022
  • Councilmember Place 6, Mary Copeland - Term expires 2023

2021 Election Notices & Information

City Council Runoff Election - Saturday June 5, 2021

There will be a runoff election on Saturday, June 5, 2021 for the office of Councilmember Place 2.  This position was included on the May 1, 2021 Election Ballot.  However, none of the three candidates received more than 50% of the total number of votes.  This automatically results in a runoff election between the two candidates that received the most votes in that election. They are listed below.   Early voting begins on Monday, May 24, 2021 and continues through June 1, 2021 (with the exception of May 31, 2021--Memorial Day).  The schedule is below.  The local vote center for early voting  is the EMS-ISD Administration Building 6-Training Room, 1200 Old Decatur Road.  

CANDIDATES:

  • Sheri Means Hart
  • Nicky Lawson 

EARLY VOTING SCHEDULE

  • May 24-27 (Monday-Thursday) from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • May 28 (Friday) from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • May 29 (Saturday) from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • May 30 (Sunday) from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • May 31 (Monday) from Closed—Memorial Day
  • June 1 (Tuesday) from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

ELECTION DAY VOTING

Voting on Election Day, June 5th, will be from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  The local vote center for Election Day voting will be the John Ed Keeter Public Library, 355 W. McLeroy Blvd.

Election results will be posted on the Tarrant County Elections website, www.tarrantcounty.com/elections , on the evening of June 5, 2021.

2020 Election Notices & Information

Upcoming Election Information

May 7, 2022 City of Saginaw General Election:

The first day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot for Councilmember Place 1, Councilmember Place 3, and Councilmember Place 5 in the May 7, 2022 General Election will be January 19, 2022.  The last day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot will be February 18, 2022. The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 22, 2022.  Forms and additional information for the May 2, 2022 General Election will be available in early January 2022.

May 6, 2023 City of Saginaw General Election:

The first day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot for Councilmember Place 4 and Councilmember Place 6 in the May 6, 2023 General Election will be January 18, 2023.  The last day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot will be February 17, 2023.  The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 21, 2023.  Forms and additional information for the May 6, 2023 General Election will be available in early January 2023.

May 4, 2024 City of Saginaw General Election:

The first day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot for Mayor and Councilmember Place 2 in the May 4, 2024 General Election will be January 17, 2024.   The last day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot will be February 16, 2024.  The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 20, 2024.  Forms and additional information for the May 4, 2024 General Election will be available in early January 2024.  

ADDITIONAL / previous ELECTION INFORMATION

2019 Election Notices

For more information, check out the Tarrant County Elections web site or the Upcoming Election Information page.