Snyder, Villarreal Salvo win races for mayor, Place 3 on City Council in Hutto special election

Hutto residents vote for mayoral and City Council Place 3 positions in the March 6 special election. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Hutto residents vote for mayoral and City Council Place 3 positions in the March 6 special election. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

Hutto residents vote for mayoral and City Council Place 3 positions in the March 6 special election. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Mike Snyder won the Hutto mayoral seat with 948 votes. (Courtesy city of Hutto)
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Amanda “Mandi” Villarreal Salvo won the City Council Place 3 seat with 710 votes. (Courtesy Amanda “Mandi” Villarreal Salvo)
Mike Snyder and Amanda “Mandi” Villarreal Salvo have won the mayoral and Place 3 seats, respectively, in Hutto’s March 6 special election, according to unofficial final results.

Snyder received 948 votes, or 70.80%, to Steven Harris’s 391 votes.

After the final results came in, Snyder posted on Facebook, "Thank you to everyone that supported me during this campaign! I promise to continue to do what you all, the taxpaying citizens expect, represent you!"



Villarreal Salvo received 710 votes, or 54.49%, to Randal Clark’s 593 votes.


In a video posted to Facebook, Villarreal Salvo thanked her supporters.

"Thank you so much for your support and your encouragement," she said. "It was a fun time going through this election process. It was a lot of hard work and there were so many amazing people here in our community that I met along the way, and I'm so excited to get to work for you immediately."

Final results are updated as of 9:10 p.m. and are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by Hutto City Council on March 15.

Editor's note: This post was updated to include a statement from Amanda "Mandi" Villarreal Salvo and to correct that Hutto City Council will certify election results.
By Megan Cardona

Reporter, Round Rock, Pflugerville-Hutto

Megan is the Hutto reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions. In 2020, she graduated with a degree in communication from UT-Arlington, where she worked at the student newspaper, The Shorthorn, for two years covering student affairs, campus administration and the city of Arlington.