Fort Worth’s municipal elections are nonpartisan officially, but experts say it was partisanship and the campaigns’ efforts to reach people in person that boosted the mayoral race’s visibility and increased voter participation to a record high for this century. Voter participation for Fort Worth’s mayoral race increased from 14.11% in the May 1 general election […]
Six new City Council members have breathed life into the commission that has long been a goal of advocates of equitable representation in Fort Worth.
Mattie Parker succeeded her one-time boss Betsy Price on Saturday to become mayor of the 12th-largest city in the country.
What does this win for Mattie Parker mean? Reporters Jacob Sanchez and Jessica Priest have the story. Final Election results 10 p.m.: Arlington results: Roxanne […]
A voter-mandated legal restriction placed on Arlington’s mayoral seat three years ago comes into play Saturday when a new mayor gets elected. Mayor Jeff Williams […]
A recent debate offered insight into how the candidates would deal with a state Legislature increasingly hostile to big cities.
What do Latinos want from Fort Worth’s next mayor, leaders? ‘They don’t necessarily have to look like us, but be an ally.’
Only one Latino sits on City Council despite a growing Latino population in Fort Worth. They’re pushing for more representation.
An influx of federal cash is prompting the city to provide extra support to local nonprofits and city agencies working to provide resources to homeless […]
In addition to a years-long debate about how to draw City Council lines in Fort Worth, there’s also an ongoing debate about where to draw them. People of color say that the lines should be drawn in such a way that they get the representation they’re entitled to while people in the northern part of the city say the lines should reflect the growth there.
Councilwoman Kelly Allen Gray is making the case for another term in office while her challenger, Chris Nettles, is arguing for a change in leadership.