The Town of Fairview operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The Town Council consists of a Mayor and six Councilmembers that are volunteers elected at-large.

According to the Town of Fairview Charter, no person shall serve as Mayor for more than three successive terms, and no person shall serve as Councilmember for more than three successive terms. Their term of office shall be for a period of two years or any portion thereof. 


May 4, 2019 General Election Information

The Town of Fairview General Election will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019.  The seats with terms expiring include the Mayor and Councilmember Seats 1, 3 and 5. 

Candidate packets will be available for pickup at Town Hall beginning January 2, 2019 or you may email the Town Secretary at tbethel@fairviewtexas.org to receive a candidate packet electronically.  Completed original applications must be filed with the Town Secretary and electronic packets will not be accepted.  For more election information and eligibility *click here* requirements click here.

The candidate filing period begins January 16, 2019 through February 16, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on Ballot

Additional Resources


Council Term Expirations
  • Mayor and Seats 1, 3, 5 - May 2019
  • Seats 2, 4, 6 - May 2020
Learn more about the Town's current Mayor and Councilmembers.

Council Qualifications
According to the Town of Fairview Charter Section 3.02, a Town Council candidate must:
  • Be a qualified voter of the Town
  • Be twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Have resided in the town no less than twelve months immediately preceding election day
  • Meet the requirements of the Texas Election Code
  • Continually reside within the town during the term of office