UPDATE: Plano City Council Place 7 will be settled in a runoff election June 5 between Julie Holmer and Chris Robertson

Election results are coming in for the city of Plano. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Election results are coming in for the city of Plano. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Election results are coming in for the city of Plano. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

UPDATE: 11:01 p.m.:

With all precincts reporting in Collin County and Denton County, a June 5 runoff election will take place between Julie Holmer and Chris Robertson. Holmer had 10,890 votes for 33.8% and Robertson had 10,506 for 32.6%. David Smith had 4,587 votes for 14.2%, Sandeep Srivastava had 3,771 votes for 11.7% and Bill Lisle III had 2,452 votes for 7.6%

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

UPDATE: 9:53 p.m.

Julie Holmer continues to lead the Plano City Council Place 7 race which appears it will end up in a runoff election.


Holmer has 9,339 votes for 33.9%, followed by Chris Robertson with 9,026 votes for 32.7% David Smith with 3,806 votes is followed by Sandee Srivastava with 3,283 votes and Bill Lisle III with 2,111 votes.

ORIGINAL STORY

Voting tallies for the Plano City Council Place 7 special election show five candidates vying for the position vacated by Lily Bao when she ran for mayor.

Julie Holmer is leading with 7,579 votes, or 34.7%. Chris Robertson is second with 7,100 votes, or 32.5%, followed by David Smith with 2,974 votes, or 13.6%; Sandeep Srivastava with 2,844 votes, or 12.1%; and Bill Lisle III with 1,576 votes, or 7.2%.

Numbers from Denton and Collin counties are included in the vote totals.

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.
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.