UPDATE: Alexander Villalobos wins Kyle City Council Place 4 race

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Update 9:39 a.m.: After all precincts in Kyle have been accounted for Alexander Villalobos received 429 votes making him the place 4 council member-elect.

His opponent Tim McHutchion followed behind with 332 votes.

Update 9:58 p.m.: With the majority of polling locations in Kyle reporting vote totals, Alexander Villalobos has won the Kyle City Council Place 4 seat.

Villalobos said that work has just begun and he is ready to be an active voice for the community he serves.

“One of the first things that I want to address is develop a way to engage with the community, find opportunities to have a open an engaging city hall and strategize ways to go out into the neighborhoods and speak with the constituents and also create opportunities for the people to come visit city hall and learn how to access information,” Villalobos said.

With 56.37 percent of the vote, Villalobos won with 429 votes to McHutchion’s 332.

Opponent Tim McHutchion was unavailable for comment.

Original: Shortly after the polls closed at 7 p.m., early voting totals showed Kyle City Council Place 4 candidate Alexander Villalobos leading.

Edging out opponent Tim McHutchion, Villalobos received 51.32 percent of eaerly votes, or 214 votes, as of 7:12 p.m. McHutchion received 203 votes.

Voting totals are unofficial until canvassed.

Community Impact Newspaper will update this story throughout the night.

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Starlight Williams

Starlight Williams joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017. After graduating Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism and legal studies and working for several magazines, Starlight now spends her time covering city government, education and business news in the Buda and Kyle area. When not on the clock, Starlight can be found singing off-key to Broadway show tunes, mourning the decline of manners and watching the latest flick from the wonderful world of Disney.

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