Election Day Lipan

election day by Phil Roeder is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Voters turned out at the polls on Saturday for a city election in Cresson and a school board and school bond election in Lipan.

When Election Day and early voting ballots were tallied, newcomer Lisa Clement was shown to be the victor for the Place 3 seat on the Cresson City Council that was held for two decades by Jack Farr.  Clement won 83 votes to Farr's 19, resulting in a vote split of 81.37% to 18.63%.

Lipan voters approved a $9.43 million bond proposal to fund new classrooms and renovations. Votes in favor of the proposal totaled 186, which was 59.81% of the vote, while those who voted against it numbered 125, representing 40.19% of the ballots cast.

There were two Lipan ISD board of trustees races for seats being vacated by incumbents who chose not to seek re-election.

Nikki Callaway triumphed over Cody Robinson to win the Place 6 seat with 173 votes (58.45%) to Robinson's 123 (41.55%).

For Place 7, 181 of the ballots cast went to Tim Dowdy, while Lacie Steed scored 118 votes. The vote percentages were 60.54% to 39.46%.


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