Update: Parsley maintains lead in runoff election for Kyle City Council District 5 seat

The runoff election Dec. 7 is for District 5 seat. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
The runoff election Dec. 7 is for District 5 seat. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)

The runoff election Dec. 7 is for District 5 seat. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)

Update: 9:15 p.m. CST

Daniela Parsley continues to lead in the runoff election for the Kyle City Council District 5 seat with 236 election day ballots, sitting at 54.71% of all votes.

Incumbent Rick Koch received 158 election day ballots and is at 45.29% of all votes.

Original post:

Polls closed at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 for the runoff election for the Kyle City Council District 5 seat.


Following the general election Nov. 2, incumbent Rick Koch garnered the most votes, followed by Daniela Parsley, though neither surpassed 50% of the vote, triggering a runoff election.

With 615 early-voting ballots tallied, Parsley has 316 votes and is narrowly ahead of Koch, who has 299 votes.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Community Impact Newspaper will continue to update this story as the votes come in.
By Zara Flores
Zara joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in August 2021. Prior to CI, she interned at Picket Fence Media in Southern California and graduated from Cal State Fullerton where she was assistant news editor for the Daily Titan and copy editor for Tusk Magazine. Zara covers education, business, government and more for Buda, Kyle and San Marcos.