Update 8:40 a.m. May 8

In an email, Smoot announced she is looking forward to beginning her term on City Council.

“This was an unforgettable weekend for me and my family. I just want to say thanks so much for the endless support of this great city. I am thrilled and ready to represent,” Smoot said.

Updated 10 a.m. May 7

Updated unofficial election results for the Oak Ridge North City Council race on the Montgomery County elections website on May 7 show there were actually 124 votes cast for the race on election day.

Heather Smoot received a total of 143 votes, or 79.89% of all votes cast, and incumbent Dawn Candy received 36 votes in the final count for the election.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Updated 9:54 p.m. May 6

With no additional votes cast on election day for Oak Ridge North, challenger Heather Smoot has won the election for Position 6 on City Council with more than 90% of the votes cast, according to unofficial results from Montgomery County.

Incumbent Dawn Candy received five votes in the election. Smoot did not respond to request for comment on election night.

Posted 7:20 p.m. May 6

Incumbent Dawn Candy and challenger Heather Smoot faced off in the May 6 election for Position 4 on the Oak Ridge North City Council.

With polls closed and early voting results in, Candy sits with only 5, or 9.09%, of the vote while Smoot holds 50, or 90.91% of the vote.

Candy was appointed to City Council in 2018 following the resignation of a former council member.

All votes are unofficial until canvassed.

For more information on election results in The Woodlands area, visit the 2023 Voter Guide.