Unofficial results: Anthony Ricciardelli wins Place 2, Rick Smith wins Place 8 for Plano City Council

Election day results are coming in for the city of Plano. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Election day results are coming in for the city of Plano. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Election day results are coming in for the city of Plano. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

UPDATED 11:18 p.m.

Unofficial election results have incumbent Anthony Ricciardelli winning the Place 2 Plano City Council position with 17,452 votes for 52.8%. Steve Lavine had 15,579 votes for 47.2%.

In Place 8, incumbent Rick Smith had 17,061 votes (53%) to win over challenger Elisa Klein with 15,155 votes, or 47%.

The results are unofficial until canvassed.

UPDATED 9:48 p.m.


In Plano City Council's Place 2 race, Anthony Ricciardelli continues to lead with 15,073 votes, or 53.3%. Steve Lavine has 13,220 votes (46.7%) with results still coming in from Denton and Collin counties.

In Place 8, Rick Smith maintains a 14,795-12,778 lead over Elisa Klein. Smith has 53.7% of the vote.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Plano City Council Place 2 and Plano City Council Place 8 have two candidates vying for each position. After early-voting totals, incumbent Anthony Ricciardelli leads in Place 2 with 11,818 votes, or 52.7%. Steve Lavine has 10,609 votes, or 47.3%.

In Place 8, incumbent Rick Smith leads with 11,308 votes, or 52.95%, while Elisa Klein has 10,048 votes, or 47.05%.

The tallies are from Denton and Collin counties.

This story will be updated as May 1 election results become available. Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results to see results from all local elections in your community.

This story has been updated to reflect all of the early voting numbers.
By Joe Warner
Joe Warner is executive editor of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as managing editor for Central Texas and senior editor of the flagship Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto newspaper. He came to Central Texas from Metro Detroit, where he was editor and general manager of several daily and weekly publications. He is the former president of the Michigan Press Association and was on the MPA board of directors for nine years.