Fort Worth mayoral election, 2011

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The 2011 Fort Worth mayoral election was held on May 14, 2011 to elect the next mayor of Fort Worth, Texas. The incumbent mayor Mike Moncrief did not seek reelection[1][2] after having served four terms as mayor of Fort Worth since 2003. Republican Betsy Price won the election against Democrat Jim Lane and succeeded Moncrief on July 12, 2011.

Qualifications[edit]

As with most cities in Texas, a candidate for mayor does not run on a partisan ballot. The only qualifications for a candidate are:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be 21 years of age
  • Be a qualified voter
  • Considered of sound mind with no mental impediments
  • No prior felony record for which one has not been pardnoned
  • Resided continuously in the state for 12 months and the city and/or district for 6 months before the first filing date

Candidates[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henry, John. "Fort Worth mayor's race intensifies as Moncrief bows out". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved February 10, 2011. [dead link][dead link]
  2. ^ Kennedy, Bud. "Moncrief goes out a winner". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved February 10, 2011. [dead link][dead link]
  3. ^ a b c d e Henry, John. "No new candidates join Fort Worth mayor's race". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved March 14, 2011. [dead link][dead link]
  4. ^ a b c d e Robertson, Rob. "Five vie to succeed Moncrief as Fort Worth Mayor". Fort Worth Business Press. Retrieved March 14, 2011. [dead link][dead link]

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