McKINNEY (May 11, 2013) — McKinney residents turned out to cast their ballots Saturday in the general election to vote for the Mayor and City Council representatives for District 1, District 3 and one At Large seat. To be elected to City Council, a candidate must receive a majority of votes in the general election, or more than 50 percent of the total vote.

Brian Loughmiller has won the Mayor seat, earning another four-year term on McKinney City Council, according to the unofficial election results from the Collin County Election Administrator. Loughmiller earned 2497 votes or 89.95 percent of the total, defeating Derrick E. Johnson, who earned 279 votes or 10.05 percent of the total.

Randall P. Pogue has won the At Large seat, according to the unofficial election results from the Collin County Election Administrator. Pogue earned 1799 votes or 63.82 percent of the total. He defeated Jeremiah J. Hammer, who earned 385 votes or 13.66 percent of the total, and J. Martin Sanchez, who earned 635 votes or 22.53 percent of the total.

Don Day ran unopposed for the District 1 Council seat and collected 227 votes. Travis Ussery ran unopposed for the District 3 Council seat and collected 668 votes.

The City Council will be canvassing the election on Monday, May 20 at 5:30 p.m.  At this Special Meeting, the Mayor, Council member District 1, Council member District 3 and Council member At Large will be sworn in.

 

About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., McKinney has a current population of nearly 141,000. Incorporated in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers rolling hills, lush trees, a historic downtown square and unique neighborhoods and developments. The city ranks No. 2 on the Money Magazine Best Places to Live list for 2012. Visit the city’s website at mckinneytexas.org.