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Government Local mayoral races: Burleson challenger defeats incumbent

Local mayoral races: Burleson challenger defeats incumbent

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Several area cities had mayoral and city council races on Nov. 3.
In the race for mayor of Burleson, incumbent Ken Shetter had 39% of the vote, behind challenger Chris Fletcher, who had 62%.
In the race for mayor in Mansfield,  Michael Evans is leading with 39% of the vote, followed by Brent Newsom, 30%, George Fassett, 16%, and Terry Moore, 15%.
Mansfield needed to elect a new mayor after former Mayor David Cook ran for state representative in District 96. He is leading in that race with 51% to Democratic challenger Joe Drago’s 46%.
 In the race for mayor of the City of Euless, Linda Martin has 76% of the vote, while challenger Tupou Helu Uhatafe had 24%.
In the race for mayor in the City of Keller, a three-way race saw Armin Mizani receive 47% of the vote, while challengers Tag Green and M. Mathews had 39% and 14% respectively.
In the race for the mayor in the City of Kennedale, Brian Johnson received 68% of the vote over Jerrick “JD” Drayden who had 32%.
In the race for the mayor of the Town of Trophy Club, Alicia L. Fleury has 61% of the vote to challenger Eric Jensen’s 39.

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