Monica Riley has officially been elected to lead District A in Missouri City City Council.

The votes of the Dec. 11 runoff election for the City Council District A position were canvassed at a Dec. 20 City Council meeting, officially making Riley the newest member of the council. Riley received 393 votes, or 50.32% of the vote. Opponent Reginald Pearson secured 388 votes, or 49.68%—a difference of five votes.