Van Arsdale, Kirkland keep seats; Boyce joins, Jefts rejoins Cedar Park council

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Corbin Van Arsdale will continue as mayor of Cedar Park, and Mel Kirkland, Eric Boyce and Heather Jefts will win places 2, 4 and 6. (Community Impact staff)

Corbin Van Arsdale will continue as mayor of Cedar Park, and Mel Kirkland, Eric Boyce and Heather Jefts will win places 2, 4 and 6. (Community Impact staff)

Corbin Van Arsdale will continue as mayor of Cedar Park, and Mel Kirkland, Eric Boyce and Heather Jefts will win places 2, 4 and 6.

Mayor

Corbin Van Arsdale keeps his mayoral seat with about 58% of votes.

Van Arsdale became mayor in 2018 by winning 69.65% of votes. He was previously elected as a council member in 2014 and reelected in 2016. Van Arsdale wins by over 4,200 votes.

Place 2


Mel Kirkland keeps his Place 2 council seat with about 62% of votes. Kirkland was elected to Place 2 in 2018 with about 55% of votes. He defeated Bob Cornelius, who previously ran an unsuccessful mayoral race in 2018. Kirkland wins by over 5,400 votes.

Place 4

Eric Boyce will be the next Place 4 council member with over 60% of votes. Boyce defeated Jim Penniman-Morin for the open seat. Boyce wins by over 5,200 votes.

Place 6

With about 60% of votes, Heather Jefts will unseat Dorian Chavez.

Jefts previously served on council in Place 5 from 2017 to 2019. Chavez was elected to Place 6 in 2018 with 54.15% of votes. Jefts wins by over 5,000 votes.

Cedar Park mayors and council members are elected at large and hold two-year terms.

Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results to see results from all local elections in your community.
By Taylor Girtman
After interning with Community Impact Newspaper in 2019, Taylor Girtman became a reporter for the Cedar Park and Leander edition in February 2020.


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