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.

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