RACE/NAME EARLY VOTING ELECTION DAY TOTALS
Councilmember, Full Term
Saundra Dunn 195 87 282
Jeff Briscoe 169 92 261
Eddie G. Turner 148 57 205
Kenneth Shelton 179 76 255
Councilmember, Unexpired Term
Ralph Robertson 228 95 323
Local Option Election
The legal sale of beer and wine for off-premise consumption only
FOR: 169 89 258
AGAINST: 158 72 230
The legal sale of mixed beverages in restaurants by food and beverage certificate holders only
FOR: 174 91 265
AGAINST: 152 69 221
This is an Unofficial Tabulation of the Election results.
The Official Canvass of the election will be conducted Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at a Special City Council meeting.
Mount Vernon is a city in the county seat of Franklin County, Texas in the northeastern part of the state. The population was 2,662 at the 2010 census. The area was first settled in the mid-1840's, the first town was originally called Keith and was renamed Lone Star in 1850. Although the name was not officially changed to Mount Vernon until September 1875, the town was generally known as Mount Vernon much earlier than that. Mount Vernon is located at on Interstate 30 between Dallas and Texarkana.
Mount Vernon is a Type A General Law Municipality and operates under the Council-City Administrator form of government. The governing body is made up of a mayor and five council members. Length of office for council members and the mayor are two-year staggered terms. The City Council appoints the City Administrator, City Attorney, Municipal Court Judge and City Secretary. All other staff members work either directly or indirectly under the direction of the City Administrator.
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