Updated 10:30 p.m. Sept. 9

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.

Results are unofficial until canvassed.


Posted 7:28 p.m. Sept. 9

After early voting totals were released in the Sept. 9 special Southlake City Council election for Place 6, Chris Archer leads with 66.54 percent of the votes for Denton and Tarrant counties.

Candidates Shauna Newman and Stephen Luhrs trail with 30.22 percent of the vote and 3.22 percent of the vote, respectively.

The Place 6 seat was vacated by Gary Fawks, who announced his resignation May 16 due to a job promotion.

Watch Community Impact for final election results as they become available.