The City Secretary serves as the Chief Election Official for the City of North Richland Hills and is responsible for conducting all City elections as prescribed by the Election Code of the State of Texas. Municipal elections are held on the first Saturday in May of each year, as authorized by state law.
The North Richland Hills City Council is composed of a mayor and seven council members. While there are seven council places, they are not divided into geographic districts. Each Council member is elected at-large and represents the entire community. The Mayor and Council members in Places 2, 4 and 6 are elected in even numbered years. Council members in Places 1, 3, 5 and 7 are elected in odd numbered years.
Mayor and Council Places 2, 4, and 6 are elected in even numbered years on the first Saturday in May.
Council Places 1, 3, 5 and 7 are elected in odd numbered years on the first Saturday in May.