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May 6 Election Results

Winners in bold; runoff election June 2.


Mayor

Kirk Watson (i): 29,777; 84.0%

Leslie Cochran: 2,755; 7.8%

Dale Reed: 1,662; 4.7%

Jennifer Gale: 1,244; 3.5%


City Council Place 2

Rafael Quintanilla: 13,040; 39.0%

Raul Alvarez: 10,946; 32.8%

Gloria Mata Pennington: 3,677; 11.0%

Monty Markland: 2,344; 7.0%

David Breadman Blakely: 1,701; 5.1%

Ray Blanchette: 1,694; 5.1%


City Council Place 5

Will Wynn: 16,914; 50.5%

Clare Barry: 8,454; 25.2%

Linda Curtis: 4,402; 13.2%

Amy Babich: 1,873; 5.6%

Chip Howe: 1,829; 5.5%


City Council Place 6

Danny Thomas: 18,968; 56.2%

Willie C. Lewis (i): 12,309; 36.5%

Nelson Elender Linder: 2,481; 7.3%


ACC Place 7

Barbara Mink: 10,784; 41.9%

Dan McLendon: 8,246; 32.1%

Monica Loera: 5,169; 20.1%

Shaune Haas: 1,529; 5.9%


AISD Place 2

Rudy Montoya, Jr. (i): 1,457; 75.8%

Wanda Rogers: 464; 24.2%


AISD Place 3

Johna Edwards: 1,748; 61.0%

Tom Arbuckle: 1,119; 39.0%


AISD Place 5

Ingrid Taylor: 4,256; 77.2%

Al Stowell: 1,203; 21.8%


AISD Prop. 1

For: 23,045; 74.8%

Against: 7,747; 25.2%


AISD Prop. 2

For: 21,487; 68.3%

Against: 9,954; 31.7%

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