Final results in the Southlake City Council Place 6 election show that Chris Archer has won the seat with 60.72 percent of the vote.
Shauna Newman received 36.32 percent of the vote and Stephen Luhrs received 2.95 percent of the vote.
“I am feeling wonderful,” Archer said. “I am honestly so appreciative for all the help and support and everything from all of the people that have contributed and pitched in.I couldn’t have done this by myself and I am just ecstatic and ready to get to work and do a good job for all of Southlake.”
Archer is currently serving as the board president for Carroll ISD. Archer said he will be leaving his position on the board.
“I’d just like to say a huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who voted for me and had faith in me and I definitely am going to work hard for every citizen,” Archer said. “I am just excited for this opportunity.”
Southlake voters in Tarrant County turned out at a rate of 9.38 percent. Of the 20,432 registered voters, 1,916 cast a ballot.
Southlake voters in Denton County turned out to the polls at a 3.99 rate. Of the 476 registered voters, 19 went to the polls.
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.