Everything Frisco voters need to know for City Council runoff election Dec. 8

The Dec. 8 election will determine who will take the Place 5 seat on Frisco City Council. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The Dec. 8 election will determine who will take the Place 5 seat on Frisco City Council. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Dec. 8 election will determine who will take the Place 5 seat on Frisco City Council. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Today is the last day to cast a ballot in the Frisco City Council runoff election. The results will determine if Dan Stricklin or Laura Rummel will serve on Place 5 for Frisco City Council.

Polls will also be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. today at the following locations in Collin County.

  • Collin College Frisco Campus, 9700 Wade Blvd.

  • Frisco Fire Station No. 8, 14700 Rolater Road

  • The Grove at Frisco Commons, 8300 McKinney Road


Denton County polling locations for election day will be as follows.


  • Frisco Fire Station No. 4, 4485 Cotton Gin Road

  • Frisco Fire Station No. 6, 3535 Eldorado Parkway

  • Frisco Fire Station No. 7, 330 W. Stonebrook Parkway


Stricklin and Rummel received the two highest vote totals Nov. 3 in the seven-way race for the Place 5 seat. Stricklin won nearly 27% of the votes, and Rummel won nearly 24%, putting both of them ahead of candidates Ruan Meintjes, Rob Cox, Josh Meek, Ram Majji and Hava Johnston.


The Place 5 seat is up for election because Council Member Tim Nelson has reached his term limit.
By Francesca D' Annunzio
Francesca D'Annunzio covers K-12 and higher education, development, planning and zoning, and transportation in Frisco and McKinney. She attended college at the University of Texas at Austin, where she reported for the Daily Texan and interned for the Austin Chronicle. When she's not reporting, she enjoys spending time outdoors and experimenting in the kitchen.


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