Final voting results show Becky St. John wins Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board of trustees Place 2 seat

Voters cast their ballots for their choice of school board candidate in the June 16 runoff election.

Voters cast their ballots for their choice of school board candidate in the June 16 runoff election.

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2018 Local Election Guide
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2018 Local Election Guide
UPDATED 9:12 P.M.

Final voting results show Becky St. John winning the election for the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board of trustees Place 2.

With all precincts reporting, St. John has 3,957 votes, or 63.91 percent of the votes. Her opponent Amy Putnam collected 2,235 or 36.09 percent of the votes.

UPDATED 8:27 P.M. 

Incoming voting results have Becky St. John leading the election for the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board of trustees Place 2.

With five of eight precincts reporting, St. John has 3,200 votes, or 67.16 percent of the votes. Her opponent Amy Putnam has 1,565 votes, or 32.84 percent of the votes.

ORIGINAL POST: Early voting results show incumbent Becky St. John is leading against Amy Putnam in the race for a Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board of trustees position.

The two candidates are running for the school district's Place 2 seat in a runoff election due to the May 5 election for Place 2 in which Becky St. John received 3,143 votes or 49.99 percent of the votes. And her opponent, Amy Putnam, received 3,136 votes or 49.88 percent. Nick Walters, a write-in candidate, received eight votes, or 0.13 percent.

None of the candidates were able to secure over 50 percent of the votes, resulting in Saturday’s runoff election.

Early voting results reveal St. John is winning with 3,185 votes, or 67.14 percent of the votes. Her opponent Putnam has 1,559 votes, or 32.86 percent of the votes.

Watch https://communityimpact.com/vote for final election results as they become available.
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.