Update: LaVonia Horne-Williams takes runoff election for Buda City Council At-Large Position 3

LaVonia Horne-Williams unofficially bests Emily Jones for Buda City Council At-Large Position 3. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
LaVonia Horne-Williams unofficially bests Emily Jones for Buda City Council At-Large Position 3. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)

LaVonia Horne-Williams unofficially bests Emily Jones for Buda City Council At-Large Position 3. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)

Update: 10:15 p.m. CST

Polls closed at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 for the runoff election for the Buda City Council At-Large Position 3 seat between LaVonia Horne-Williams and Emily Jones.

Following the general election Nov. 2, none of the candidates garnered more than 50% of the votes which triggered a runoff election, though Horne-Williams came close at 48.92%.

With 732 votes tallied in the runoff election, Horne-Williams won in final "unofficial" results with 434 votes—or 59.29%, followed by Jones with 298 votes—or 40.71%.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.


Community Impact Newspaper will continue to update this story when vote totals are finalized.
By Eric Weilbacher

Editor, New Braunfels and San Marcos/Buda/Kyle

Eric joinedCommunity Impact Newspaper as an editor in July 2021, returning to journalism after several years in the New Braunfels business community. Prior to CI, Eric freelanced for multiple publications and was a reporter for the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung. He brings a passion for accurate, compelling story telling and human interest to his work.