Unofficial results: John Muns is elected Mayor of Plano

Signs are strategically placed on election day at the Christopher A. Parr Public Library in Plano. Vicki Chen/Community Impact Newspaper
Signs are strategically placed on election day at the Christopher A. Parr Public Library in Plano. Vicki Chen/Community Impact Newspaper

Signs are strategically placed on election day at the Christopher A. Parr Public Library in Plano. Vicki Chen/Community Impact Newspaper

UPDATE 11:14 p.m.

John Muns was elected the next mayor of Plano according to unofficial election results May 1. Muns had 18,447 votes in Collin and Denton counties for 52.8%, followed by Lily Bao with 15,101 votes for 43.3%. Candidate Lydia Ortega had 1,367 votes for 3.9%.

Results are unofficial until canvassed.

UPDATE 9:43 p.m.:

With Collin and Denton counties updating May 1 election totals, John Muns maintains his lead for Plano mayor with 15,734 votes, or 52.6%, to 13,079 votes for Lily Bao (43.7%). Lydia Ortega has 1,119 votes for 3.7% If Muns maintains more than 50%, he would win the election. Less than 50% by the winner will force a runoff.


ORIGINAL STORY

John Muns leads the race for Plano Mayor with 12,448 votes, or 52.5%. Lily Bao is in second with 10,426 votes, 44% and Lydia Ortega has 843 votes, 3.6%

The three candidates are vying for the position held by Mayor Harry LaRosiliere, who has finished his second and final term.

If no candidate finishes with 50% of the vote, a runoff election will take place between the top two candidates.

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 was updated to reflect latest 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.