The Joint General and Special Elections are Tuesday, Nov. 5. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Here’s what you need to know about voting locations, what’s on the ballot and more.
Where to VoteThe Texas Secretary of State has designated Tarrant County as a “Vote Center.” This means voters may vote at any Tarrant County polling place. Following are the voting locations in and near Benbrook. Please note that Benbrook City Hall and the Fire Station are not voting locations.
Agape Baptist Church - 3900 Southwest Blvd., Fort Worth, 76116Benbrook Community Center - 228 San Angelo, Benbrook, 76126Faith Lutheran Church - 4551 Southwest Blvd., Fort Worth 76116Highridge Church - 10100 Rolling Hills Dr., Benbrook 76126Redeemer Lutheran Church - 4513 Williams Rd., Benbrook, 76116Restoration Family Church - 10201 Jerry Dunn Pkwy., Benbrook, 76126Trinity Chapel - 6610 Southwest Blvd., Benbrook, 76109Western Hills Church of Christ - 8800 Chapin Rd., Fort Worth, 76116
What’s on the BallotThe election includes offices for the City of Benbrook and the Benbrook Water Authority, along with 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. Read the Texas Tribune summary of the 10 proposed amendments.
New Voting MachinesNote that Tarrant County is using new machines this year. Tarrant County Elections Administrator Heider Garcia shows you how the new machines work in this short video.
Getting to the PollsTrinity Bus Metro and TexRail are providing free transportation to the polls on Election Day. Riders will need to show their voter registration card or Texas ID. In addition, Catholic Charities provides low-cost transportation for people who are elderly, disabled or low-income. For more information, visit their website or call 817-336-8714. Note that rides typically must be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance.
More Voter ResourcesTarrant County Elections website.Find your registration, voting center, other polling places and review a sample ballot.Voter ID requirements.Information for voters with special needs.Tarrant County Elections Administration: 817-831-8683, TDD: 817-759-7801.
The City of Benbrook encourages you to make your voice heard and encourage others to vote as well!