Runoff election set for Hutto City Council Place 6

One of four seats up for election on Hutto City Council will go to a runoff June 8.

One of four seats up for election on Hutto City Council will go to a runoff June 8.

The city of Hutto will conduct a runoff election June 8 after none of the Hutto City Council Place 6 candidates secured at least 50% of the vote.

Incumbent Terri Grimm garnered 42.6% of the vote with 378 total votes. Tanner Rose secured 32%, or 284 total votes, and Shawn Lucas ended with 25.4%, or 226 total votes during the May 4 election.

Grimm and Rose, the two highest vote-getters, will face each other in the runoff election.

Early voting will take place May 28 through June 4. The polls will be open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, through Friday, May 31; from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 1; closed Sunday, June 2; and open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday, June 3 and Tuesday, June 4. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election day June 8.

Voters can cast a ballot early or on election day at Hutto City Hall, 500 W. Live Oak St.

The city will spend about $6,000 on the runoff election, according to documents.
By Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Buchanan joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 after completing a master of journalism degree from the University of Texas. She worked as the senior reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition and is now the editor for the company's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition.


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