Early voting for the primary runoff election was May 16-20. The primary runoff election day is May 24. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)
Updated May 24 11:00 p.m.
According to unofficial results, Kevin Falconer has won the Republican nod for Denton County Commissioner, Precinct 2 over former Frisco City Council Member Dan Stricklin during the May 24 primary runoff elections. Falconer will run in the November general election for the position against democratic candidate Diana Weitzel.
With all Denton County precincts reporting, Falconer pulled in 5,303 votes, or 69.10%, while Stricklin gained 2,371 votes, or 30.90%.
According to unofficial results, Frederick Frazier secured the Republican nomination for Texas House of Representatives, District 61 with 6,424 votes, or 63.90%, while Chabot gained 3,629 votes, or 36.10%, with all Collin County precincts reporting.
In the runoff race for the Republican nomination for Collin County Court at Law No. 5, Randy Johnson won with 21,777 votes, or 59.29%, compared to Jimmy Angelino’s 14,955 votes, or 40.71%.
Unofficial results also show Mike Gould won the runoff for the Republican nomination for Collin County District Clerk with 19,791 votes, or 54.24%, to Lynne Finley’s 16,698 votes, or 45.76%.
In the runoff race for Collin County Democratic Party Chair, Caroline Werner won against incumbent Mike Rawlins with 8,320 votes, or 55.53%. Rawlins had 6,662 votes, or 44.47%.
Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.