McKINNEY (June 13, 2015) — McKinney residents cast their ballots in the run-off election to determine the District 4 and At Large City Council representatives. The District 4 representative was chosen by the voters in the district, and all McKinney voters could vote for the representative in the At Large position.
All results are unofficial and courtesy of the Collin County Election Administrator. Provisional ballots and any overseas ballots will be counted and final results certified on Friday, June 19. The City Council will canvass the results at their special meeting on Monday, June 22.
According to the unofficial results, Chuck Branch has won the District 4 seat, earning 738 votes, or 52.98 percent of the total. Branch defeated Pablo Ruiz, who earned 655 votes or 47.02 percent of the total.
According to the unofficial results, Tracy Rath has won the At Large City Council seat, earning 1,676 votes, or 59.88 percent of the total. Rath defeated Bill Campbell, who earned 1,123 votes or 40.12 percent of the total.
According to the unofficial results, Jim Orr has won the Place 7 seat for the Collin College Board of Trustees. Orr got 2,103 votes, or 52.73 percent of the vote. His runoff opponent, Collin Kennedy, had 1,885 votes for 47.27 percent.
More information for the run-off election for City Council will be posted to mckinneytexas.org/vote.
McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. The city is No. 1 on America’s Best Places to Live list published by Money Magazine. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, McKinney has a current population of more than 155,000. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown, diverse housing options, a robust economy and a uniquely beautiful natural setting, with rolling hills and lush trees. Visit the city’s website at mckinneytexas.org.