Austin: Council member Sheri Gallo lost her runoff against challenger Alison Alter, 64%-36%. Gallo, who narrowly missed an outright win in the November general election, lost 70% of her voters. She is the second Austin council member to fall this election cycle, following Don Zimmerman, who lost his rematch against Jimmy Flannigan, 56%-44%, last month. About 22% of registered voters participated in the runoff.
Baytown: Just 4% of registered voters participated in the runoff election for the open city council D3 seat. Charles Johnson defeated Spencer Carnes by 18 votes. About 92% of voters who cast ballots in the general election did not return for the runoff.
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