Elder, Bond win races for Colleyville City Council Places 1 and 2

Find out who won the seats on Colleyville City Council. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Find out who won the seats on Colleyville City Council. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Find out who won the seats on Colleyville City Council. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Brandi Elder, Colleyville City Council Place 1 candidate
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Amyn Gilani, Colleyville City Council Place 1 candidate
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George Bond, Colleyville City Council Place 2 candidate
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Zac Bunn, Colleyville City Council Place 2 candidate
Updated May 8 at 1:10 a.m.: This story has been updated to reflect the latest election results.

The next Colleyville residents to assume Place 1 and Place 2 on the Colleyville City Council have been decided.

Brandi Elder accumulated the most votes on May 7 to fill the seat for Place 1, and George Bond gained the number of votes needed to take Place 2, according to unofficial vote tallies from Tarrant County.

In total, Elder accumulated 3,597 votes, or 59.27%, for the Place 1 seat. Her opponent, Amyn Gilani, received 2,472 votes, or 40.73%.

In the Place 2 race, Bond received 3,775 votes, or 63.5%. His opponent, Zac Bunn, received 2,170 votes, or 36.5%.


Voter turnout countywide was 8.6% out of more than 1.23 million registered voters.

Elder, a homemaker, ran on a platform of keeping creek corridors free of debris and excessive vegetation, as well as focusing on the beautification of the city, according to a Community Impact Newspaper Q&A.

Bond, a self-employed oil and gas lease and mineral broker as well as a Realtor, has previous experience in local government, serving on the city’s planning and zoning commission. His campaign focused on adding green spaces and community spaces to the city, according to a Community Impact Newspaper Q&A.

Both Elder and Bond will be sworn in to the board during an upcoming meeting.

Visit the online Voter Guide for all local election results.
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

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.