Beller, Penn head to runoff election for McKinney City Council District 1 seat

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Stan Penn (left) and Justin Beller (right) will head to a runoff election for the McKinney City Council District 1 seat.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the most recent election results.

No single candidate managed to gain more than 50% of the vote in the May election for the McKinney City Council District 1 seat. The two highest vote-getters, Justin Beller and Stan Penn, collected 40.8% and 32.3% of the votes, respectively, and will head into a runoff election set for June 5.


Other candidates for this seat were Cris Trevino with 19.2% of the vote and Johnny Moore, who garnered 7.7% of the vote, with all precincts reporting.

Candidate Q&As are available at communityimpact.com.

Results are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk. For the latest results on this and other races after the polls close, visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results.
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.