Feltus, Philips win McKinney City Council District 3, At-Large Place 1 seats

Election day in McKinney was May 1. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Election day in McKinney was May 1. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Election day in McKinney was May 1. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the latest election results.

Incumbent Charlie Philips has won his bid for re-election to the McKinney City Council, and newcomer Dr. Gere' Feltus has won the District 3 seat.

Feltus received 2,888 votes, or 51.8%, to her opponent, Vicente Torres, who has received 48.2%.

Feltus works as a physician, has experience serving on the McKinney Economic Development Corp.’s board of directors and is a graduate of Leadership McKinney. Torres is an administrator for the computer science department at The University of Texas at Dallas and has experience serving on the university’s staff council.

In the race for the At-Large Place 1 seat, Philips received 11,408% of the votes, or 60.1%. His opponent, Brian J. Magnuson, collected 39.9%.


Philips works as an attorney and has served on multiple local boards. He is seeking another three-year term. Magnuson works as an art educator and has served in the United States Army Reserves and in the National Guard infantry.

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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.