Peter Gordon defeats Don Carlson for Hutto City Council Place 4 seat

Early voting totals are in for Hutto City Council Place 4.

Early voting totals are in for Hutto City Council Place 4.

Peter Gordon, project manager at Dell Technologies and 18-year Hutto resident, has won the Place 4 Hutto City Council election.

As results came in on election night, Gordon said he's excited to work with his fellow council members, no matter the makeup of the dais. As he prepares for his first term, Gordon said one of this top priorities will be improving residents' perception of its city leaders by explaining what's behind council decisions.

"I think the biggest priority going in is repairing the image of the council," Gordon said. "Right now there seems to be an image — it's incorrect, but still out there — of not being communicative, doing things hidden and behind the scenes. One of my main priorities for this year is trying to fix that."


There were a total of 864 votes tallied, with 63.9% of voters, or 552 total, for Gordon and 36.1%, or 312 total, for his opponent, Don Carlson.

"I'm really excited at the turnout," Gordon said.

More information is available here.

Editor's note: This article was updated on May 15 with the official, canvassed results.
By Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Buchanan joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 after completing a master of journalism degree from the University of Texas. She worked as the senior reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition and is now the editor for the company's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition.


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