Traube, Thompson to win runoffs for Leander City Council

Signs outside Leander Public Library
Runoff election votes were cast at the Leander Public Library. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Runoff election votes were cast at the Leander Public Library. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

UPDATED: 9:16 p.m.

Esmeralda Traube and Nacole Thompson will narrowly win their races for the Leander City Council, according to unofficial election results.

Traube, a business architect at Dell Technologies, wins the Place 2 seat with 51.18% of votes—107 votes ahead of candidate Mike Sanders.

Thompson, who works in finance, wins the Place 4 seat with 50.47% of votes—42 votes ahead of candidate Donnie Mahan.

Williamson County voting locations were fully reporting as of 9:02 p.m. Results are unofficial until canvassed.

Original post: 7:24 p.m. June 5

Early-voting results show Place 2 candidate Esmeralda Traube and Place 4 candidate Nacole Thompson leading in the Leander City Council runoff election, according to the Williamson County election office.

Place 2

Traube leads with 1,666, or 53.38%, of the total votes. Candidate Mike Sanders has 1,455, or 46.62%, of the total votes.

Place 4

Thompson leads with 1,617, or 52.11%, of the total votes. Candidate Donnie Mahan has 1,486, or 47.89%, of the total votes.

The June 5 runoff election was called after no candidate reached a majority of votes May 1.

Leander City Council members are elected at large and serve three-year terms. All results are unofficial until canvassed.
By Taylor Girtman
Taylor Girtman became the reporter for the Cedar Park-Leander edition in Feb. 2020.


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