The May 1 election had a variety of local, public offices on the ballot. We’re excited to welcome our new elected officials; we also have some runoff elections.
US Congressional District 6
This congressional district represents all of Ellis and Navarro County as well as parts of Tarrant County. With 23 candidates running, it was predicted this race would result in a runoff. Now that the results are in, there will be a runoff between Susan Wright (19% of the vote) and Jake Ellzey (14%).
City of Arlington
MAYOR: The Mayoral race included 7 candidates. No candidate hit the required 50 percent of the vote. The runoff election on June 5 is between Jim Ross (47%) and Michael Glaspie (21%).
DISTRICT 3: The June 5 runoff election will also include the District 3 City Council seat. The race will feature candidates Diana Saleh (32%) and Nikkie Hunter (31.5%).
DISTRICT 4: Representing West Arlington, Incumbent Andrew Piel (68%) held his the City Council seat.
DISTRICT 8: An at-large district, Incumbent Barbara Odom-Wesley (76%) held her City Council seat.
Arlington ISD School Board
TRUSTEE 1: Sarah McMurrough (52%) received more votes than incumbent Polly Walton (32%)
TRUSTEE 2: Incumbent Melody Fowler (72%) retained her seat.
TRUSTEE 3: Incumbent Dr. Aaron Reich (44%) retained his seat.
Tarrant County College District Board
District 3: Encompassing North and Central Arlington, Jeannie Deakyne (75%) won the seat.
District 5: Encompassing South Arlington and Mansfield, these election results are not conclusive due to it being such a close race. The three candidates were Sherry McCullouch (32%), Leonard Hornsby (31%) and Christi Clanton (31%).
Town of Pantego
MAYOR: Incumbent Doug Davis ran unopposed.
PLACE 4: Town Council Place 4 Russell Brewster ran unopposed.
PLACE 5: Jeff Brown (52%) won the election over incumbent Don Surratt (47%)