A margin of 23 votes determined the most recent Grand Prairie metropolis councilor.
Dennis King beat Frank Gonzalez in a runoff election Saturday to serve District 2. King, a pastor at Hope Irving Church, acquired 292 votes. Gonzalez, co-founder and CEO of Expertise Service Professionals, acquired 269.
The town known as the particular election to finish the unexpired time period of Jim Swafford, who died from COVID-19 in December, a month after his spouse, Judy Swafford, died after contracting the virus.
King can be sworn in April 6, pending a remaining vote depend, in accordance with the town’s web site. The time period expires in Could 2022.
9 folks initially ran for the seat, however no candidate acquired greater than 50% of the vote, resulting in the runoff.