Flower Mound mayoral race goes to runoff

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The town of Flower Mound is holding elections for its mayor and Place 4 seat on the town council. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

The town of Flower Mound is holding elections for its mayor and Place 4 seat on the town council. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the most recent information.

No single candidate managed to gain more than 50% of the vote in the May election for Flower Mound mayor, triggering a runoff election between the two lead candidates, Derek France and Itamar Gelbman.

The runoff will be June 5 with early voting between May 24 and June 1.

France received 40.6% of the vote, and Itamar Gelbman came in second with 24.8%. Cheryl Moore was in third with 17.5%, Stephanie Bell in fourth with 13.3%, and Jehangir Raja in fifth place with 4.4%.

All precincts are reporting.


Flower Mound Mayor Steve Dixon announced in February that he would not seek re-election, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family.

Flower Mound Town Council member Jim Engel ran unopposed for another term in his Place 4 seat.

Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results to see results from all local elections in your community.
By Alex Copeland
Alex Copeland is currently the editor for the Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village editions of Community Impact Newspaper. He was previously a reporter, freelancer and journalism educator before joining Community Impact Newspaper in 2021.


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