Tom Kilgore defeats Alain Babin to become next Lakeway mayor

Lakeway voters went to the polls May 1 to choose a new Lakeway mayor. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lakeway voters went to the polls May 1 to choose a new Lakeway mayor. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)

Lakeway voters went to the polls May 1 to choose a new Lakeway mayor. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)

Updated: 11:00 p.m.

Tom Kilgore, a retired Army officer who put building safer roads for Lakeway as a top priority, defeated Alain Babin in the May1 race for Lakeway mayor. Kilgore won 2,402 votes, or 63%, to Babin's 1,410 votes, or 37%.

Updated: 10:45 p.m.

Tom Kilgore, a retired Army officer who put building safer roads for Lakeway as a top priority, leads Alain Babin in the race for Lakeway mayor. Kilgore has 2,402 votes, or 63%, and Babin has 1,410 votes, or 37%.

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Mayoral candidates Alain Babin and Tom Kilgore are vying to replace outgoing Lakeway Mayor Sandy Cox, who declined to run for re-election.

With early-voting totals being released at 7 p.m., Kigore has 1,730 votes, or 61.1%, and Babin has 1,100 votes, or 38.9%.

To learn more about the candidates' platforms, read the Q&A Community Impact Newspaper conducted with Babin and Kilgore.

Results are updated as of 7:10 p.m. and are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk.

Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results to see results from all local elections in your community.
By Greg Perliski
Greg edits Community Impact Newspaper's Lakeway/Lake Travis and Northwest Austin editions. During the course of his diverse career, he has written for newspapers, online publications and corporate communications teams. He earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin. You can reach him at gperliski@communityimpact.com


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