The municipal government of the City shall consist of a City Council composed of a Mayor and four Councilmembers. The Mayor and Councilmembers shall be elected from the City at large. The City of Terrell Hills conducts their general election to elect governing body members annually in May. The Mayor and Councilmembers Places 1 and 2 are elected in May of each even calendar year. Councilmembers for Places 3 and 4 are elected by election in May of each odd calendar year. A candidate may not run for more than one elected position of the City and terms are for two years.

City Council Contacts

Mayor - John Low

Council Person Place 1 - Bill Mitchell

Council Person Place 2 - Kate Lanfear

Council Person Place 3 - Emmy Rogers Ballantyne

Council Person Place 4 - Peter Mako

Candidate Qualifications to serve on Council

  • 18 years of age or older
  • United States citizen
  • A qualified voter on the date of election.
  • Resided in the City for a year preceding the election.
  • Has not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgement of a court.
  • Has not been finally convicted of a felony from which the candidate has not been pardoned or otherwise.
  • Must satisfy any other eligibility requirements by law.

Important Dates for May 6, 2023 General Election

  • First day to apply is January 18, 2023
  • Last day to apply is February 17, 2023
  • Last day to withdraw name from ballot must be received by 5:00 P.M. on February 24,2023.
  • Election Day is Saturday, May 6, 2023 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Notice of Deadline to File an Application for Place on the Ballot
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Click here to view information about the 2023 General Election. 

Candidate packets are available at City Hall, 5100 N. New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, TX 78209
between 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. during January 18, 2023 through February 17, 2023.
Packets are to be submitted to the City Filing Officer by 5:00 P.M. on February 17, 2023.
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