Alan Blaylock wins Fort Worth special election for City Council District 4 seat

Council Member Cary Moon's seat became open when he announced his run for the Texas House of Representatives. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)
Council Member Cary Moon's seat became open when he announced his run for the Texas House of Representatives. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Council Member Cary Moon's seat became open when he announced his run for the Texas House of Representatives. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Updated May 8 12:50 p.m. This post has been updated to reflect the latest information.

Alan Blaylock came out on top in a special election to fill the Fort Worth City Council District 4 seat.

Blaylock accumulated the most votes on May 7 in a special election to fill Council Member Cary Moon’s seat, according to unofficial vote tallies from Tarrant County.

In total, Blaylock accumulated 2,656 votes, or 52.05%. In second, Tara M. Wilson received 1,556 votes, or 30.49%. Teresa Ramirez received 619 votes, or 12.13%. James H. McBride received 272 votes, or 5.33%.

Voter turnout in Tarrant County was 8.6% out of more than 1.23 million registered voters.


Blaylock could not immediately be reached for comment.
By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.