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 Persons:

Place 1 - Bill Mitchell

Place 2 - Kate Lanfear

Place 3 - Emmy Rogers Ballantyne

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.

    May 2025 Election Internet Posting

Important Dates for May 4, 2024 General Election

  • First day to file for a place on the General Election Ballot is January 17, 2024.
  • Last day to file for a place on the General Election Ballot is February 16, 2024.
  • Last day to withdraw name from ballot must be received by 5:00 P.M. on February 23, 2024.
  • Election Day is Saturday, May 4, 2024 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Notice of Deadline to File an Application for Place on the Ballot
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 17, 2024 through February 16, 2024.

Packets are to be submitted to the City Filing Officer by 5:00 P.M. on February 16, 2024.

Please view the notice. View information about the 2024 General Election.

Important Information for the May 4, 2024 Special Election

May 4, 2024 Special Election Form 1-16 

Early Voting Calendar for May 4, 2024

Generic Sample Ballot May 4, 2024