Dan Thornton was sworn in for the City Council Place 2 seat during Hutto City Council's May 12 special called meeting.

Thornton ran as an incumbent during the May 1 election. He was appointed to the Place 2 seat in September 2020 following the resignation of former Council Member Tom Hines.

During the campaign, Thornton said his top priorities include improving the city's water and wastewater systems, reducing the tax and utility burdens on residents and increasing commercial growth. Read more about Thornton in this Community Impact Newspaper Q&A.