Williams, Mitchell hold lead in Denton County commissioner races

Voters enter the Herring Recreation Center to vote Nov. 3. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Voters enter the Herring Recreation Center to vote Nov. 3. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Voters enter the Herring Recreation Center to vote Nov. 3. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Updated at 11:25 p.m. This story has been updated to reflect the latest results.

Republicans Ryan Williams and Bobbie Mitchell lead in their respective races for Denton County Commissioners Court, according to counts from all 185 Denton County precincts. An unknown number of mail-in ballots have yet to be counted.

Latest results indicate Williams is ahead of Democratic challenger Sandy Swan in the race for Precinct 1. Williams has nearly 60% of votes over Swan.

For Precinct 3, Mitchell currently leads the race with roughly 58%, compared to Democratic candidate Delia Parker-Mims' 42%.

More than two thirds of registered voters in Denton County cast ballots before Nov. 3, a higher share of the electorate than voted in the entire 2016 election cycle.


These results are updated as of 11:25 p.m., and are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk. Under Texas election law, the clerk accepts and counts mail-in ballots postmarked by Election Day and received by Nov. 4, if they were sent from inside the U.S., or Nov. 9, if they were sent from outside the U.S.

Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results to see results from all local elections in your community.
By Liesbeth Powers
Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano and Richardson, including Plano City Council and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.
By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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