UPDATED: Hutto council Place 5 to have runoff, Thornton projected Place 2 winner; Matlock, English projected Hutto ISD winners

Final unofficial results are in for the Hutto May 1 election. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Final unofficial results are in for the Hutto May 1 election. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

Final unofficial results are in for the Hutto May 1 election. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

Updated 10:50 p.m.

Unofficial election day results project incumbent Dan Thornton to win the City Council Place 2 seat with 444 votes out of 771.

"I'm thankful for all the support in the community and thankful for everyone who voted in the election, regardless of who they voted for," he said. "I'm looking forward to continuing to getting the city back on track."

After a close race for Hutto City Council Place 5, a runoff will determine the winner between Krystal Kinsey and Nicole Calderone. Kinsey had 291 votes and Calderone had 222 out of the 797 cast.

Kinsey did not respond in time of publication for a comment. Calderone said she is looking forward to having the opportunity to share with residents why she is running and what she hopes to accomplish.



Unofficial election results project James Matlock and Amy English as the winners of the two open Hutto ISD board of trustees seats. Matlock had 681 votes and English had 677 out of the 1,807 votes cast.

Neither Matlock or English responded for comment in time for publication.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results to see results from all local elections in your community.

Updated: 9:15 p.m.

Hutto City Council Place 2


As election day results come in, incumbent Dan Thornton maintains his lead with 444 votes out of 771. Hudson follows with 238 votes and Pierce with 89.

Hutto City Council Place 5

Krystal Kinsey maintains her lead over Nicole Calderone with 291 votes to Calderone's 222 out of the 797 votes counted so far. Bastos has 172 votes and Miller 112.

Hutto ISD board of trustees

Out of the 1,806 votes counted so far, Matlock and English continue to have the most with 681 and 677, respectively. Davis follows behind with 448 votes. Because there are two open seats, the two candidates with the most votes will win.

Original post 7:46 p.m.

Early-voting results for the May 1 election are in for Hutto City Council Places 2 and 5 along with two Hutto ISD board of trustees seats. Rick Hudson, Jimmy Pierce and incumbent Dan Thornton are running for City Council Place 2. Christina Bastos, Nicole Calderone, Krystal Kinsey and Zack Miller are running for Place 5.

Mina Davis, Amy English and James Matlock are running for the two open seats on the Hutto ISD board of trustees.

Hutto City Council Place 2

Thornton leads the early-voting results with 264 out of 438 votes. Hudson follows with 134 votes and Pierce with 40.

Hutto City Council Place 5

There were 452 early votes cast for City Council Place 5. Kinsey has a slight lead on Calderone with 172 votes to Calderone's 136. Bastos has 97 votes and Miller 47.

Hutto ISD board of trustees

There were 1,116 early votes cast for the two open board of trustees seats. English and Matlock enter into election day nearly neck and neck with 420 and 418 votes, respectively. Davis has 278 votes.

Community Impact Newspaper previously asked each candidate about their goals and stances. Read their responses here.

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.