Two challengers seeking Southlake mayor seat in May 1 election

Southlake voters have the chance to vote for a new mayor on May 1. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Southlake voters have the chance to vote for a new mayor on May 1. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Southlake voters have the chance to vote for a new mayor on May 1. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Candidates John Huffman and Debra Edmondson are vying for the Southlake mayoral seat in the May 1 election. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Huffman, a business owner, currently serves 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. The winner will replace Mayor Laura Hill, who reached her term limit in the city's top elective office.


More detailed candidate Q&As are available at communityimpact.com.

Tarrant County voters may cast their ballot at any polling location in the county, but Denton County voters must cast ballots in their assigned precinct location. For a list of polling places, click here for Tarrant County and here for Denton County.

For the latest results on this and other races after the polls close, visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results.
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.