Council member John Huffman elected as Southlake's newest mayor

John Huffman has been elected as Southlake's newest mayor. (Courtesy City of Southlake)
John Huffman has been elected as Southlake's newest mayor. (Courtesy City of Southlake)

John Huffman has been elected as Southlake's newest mayor. (Courtesy City of Southlake)

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect the most up-to-date information.

City Council member John Huffman has won the Southlake mayor's race with 70% of the votes against opponent Debra Edmondson, who received 29% of the votes.


Huffman, a business owner, served in the Place 5 seat as Deputy Mayor Pro-Tem. He was first elected to City Council in 2015. Edmondson is an attorney and owns her own law firm in Southlake.

All election results are unofficial until verified and canvassed.

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By Sandra Sadek
Sandra Sadek covers the cities of Grapevine, Southlake and Roanoke as well as Carroll ISD for Community Impact. She graduated from Texas State University where she majored in journalism and international relations. She has experience working for several local papers including the University Star, the Katy Times, and the Fort Stockton Pioneer. When she's not on the ground reporting, she enjoys a good book and a hot drink. Follow her on social media @ssadek19.