Tisdale received 51.69%—11,081—of the 21,437 votes cast during the monthlong voting period that ended May 2. Her opponent, Jose “Joe” Escobedo Jr. of Edinburg, received 48.31%, or 10,356 votes.

Tisdale was sworn in as president-elect during a State Bar of Texas Board of Directors meeting  June 9 and will serve as president of the State Bar of Texas from June 2023 to June 2024.