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Early results: Commerce voters approve charter revisions, Williams wins mayoral election

May 7, 2016

The Greenville Herald-Banner has reported unofficial results for Hunt County elections. Final vote totals are pending, but the results of contested municipal races and ballot initiatives have been decided.

Dr. Jerry Ransom and James Evans have been re-elected to the Greenville City Council.

In Commerce, Wyman Williams was elected to be the city's new mayor and all Commerce City Charter amendments passed. Gene Lockhart won the contested council seat.

Wyman Williams will be the next mayor of Commerce.
Credit Texas A&M University-Commerce

In Quinlan, the liquor referendum was defeated.

The Campbell ISD bond election failed.

All three Wolfe City ISD bond propositions passed.

Elsewhere around the region:

In Sulphur Springs, KSST-FM reports that City Council incumbents Freddie Taylor, Place 4, and Emily Glass, Place 5, have been re-elected.

The Bonham ISD Facebook page has announced that the proposed school bond has passed.

The Paris News reports that Edwin Pickle will retain his spot on the City Council. Also, all three Chisum ISD bonds passed, while the North Lamar ISD bond was defeated.

The Farmerville Times reports that Diane Piwko has won the mayoral election, while Donny Mason and Mike Hurst have won their respective city council races.