Runoff Elections

Ten Things I Learned During This Municipal Election Season

By Bethany Erickson / June 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
Elections

It’s 12:19 a.m. on what is now Sunday, and I just filed my election story. I’m saying this because it’s cause for celebration — I believe it was almost 2 a.m. last time. But I also realized that because I have a surplus of awake time now, as well as a surplus of snark, it’s a […]

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After Arduous Election Season, Johnson Emerges as Victor in Mayor’s Race

By Bethany Erickson / June 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

It was contentious, a lot. In fact, at one point almost anyone remotely affiliated with a Scott Griggs supporter was blocked by mayoral candidate Eric Johnson on social media. But in the end, he not only unblocked everyone, according to his campaign, but he also won a fairly combative race to become Dallas’ next mayor. […]

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Know Your Candidates, District 7: Bazaldua Answers Questionnaire

By Bethany Erickson / June 7, 2019 / 1 Comment
District 7

Dallas City Council District 7 turned out to be one of the more notable races in the municipal election last month — the incumbent, Kevin Felder, garnered a distant fourth place in a crowded field of candidates. But that doesn’t mean that there are two complete unknowns vying for the D7 seat, however. Tiffinni Young […]

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Know Your Candidates, District 9: Blackmon, Moore Answer Questionnaire

By Bethany Erickson / June 6, 2019 / 0 Comments
Election

When it comes to city council races, politics play a big part in the health of Dallas — and therefore the health of the real estate market. After the May 4 election, there were six races (five city and one Dallas ISD school board race) where none of the candidates reached the 50 percent threshold […]

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And Then There Were Two: Election Day Sets Stage For Mayoral Runoff

By Bethany Erickson / May 5, 2019 / 3 Comments
election

With nine candidates vying to become the next mayor of Dallas, it was a foregone conclusion that there would be a runoff. But that doesn’t mean election night wasn’t without its surprises. Early on, despite the crowded field, Johnson and Griggs stayed ahead of the field, with Johnson maintaining about 20 percent of the vote, […]

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