Cummings wins in Buda City Council race

Terry Cummings faces Jeffrey Morales for Buda City Council. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Terry Cummings faces Jeffrey Morales for Buda City Council. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Terry Cummings faces Jeffrey Morales for Buda City Council. (Community Impact Newspaper)

UPDATE 8:38 A.M.:

Terry Cummings has secured the Buda City Council District C seat, according to unofficial results sent out in a city news release. The final tally—unofficial until canvassed Nov. 19—shows Cummings has 63.73% of the vote, while opponent Jeffrey Morales garnered 36.27%.

Cummings will be sworn in on Dec. 3, according to the release.

UPDATE 10:30 P.M.:

With nearly all precincts reporting, Terry Cummings has a commanding lead over her opponent in the District C City Council race in Buda. Though votes are not official until canvassed, Cummings has 226 votes, which accounts for 63.48% of the total, while opponent Jeffrey Morales has 130 votes, or 36.52%.


UPDATE 9:07 P.M:

Terry Cummings now has 175 votes, or 64.58% while Jeffrey Morales has 96 votes.

ORIGINAL POST:

In early, unofficial results, Terry Cummings is leading Jeffrey K. Morales in the race for Buda City Council District C. Cummings has 160 votes, or 64.26%, while Morales has 89 votes.

The seat opened up when Mayor Pro Tem Wiley Hopkins decided not to run for re-election.

District C is one of the three seats that went from at-large representation to single-member in 2018, so only some residents were able to vote in the contest.

Council Member Lee Urbanovsky's seat was also up for election this year, but he was unopposed.

All votes are unofficial until canvassed.
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By Katharine Jose

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