2017 Municipal Election Results:
All AATC PAC supported candidates in the May 7 municipal elections either won or in run-offs.
AATC PAC endorsed candidates won ten (10) contests and three (3) made the June 10th run-offs.
Incumbent Arlington and Fort Worth mayors Jeff Williams (71%) and Betsy Price (70%) cruised to reelection.
In Arlington, AATC PAC supported incumbent council members Glaspie (82%) and Wilemon (66%) easily won. Arlington run-offs include AATC friend and long-serving Arlington incumbent Lana Wolff (46%) versus Dakota Lupe (36%) & open Arlington district 3 candidates Roxanne Thalman (35%) versus Marvin Sutton
AATC PAC backed Fort Worth winners include incumbents: Bivens (96%), Gray (71%), Jordan (63%), Moon (76%), Shingleton (74%), & Zadeh (66%). In a mild upset, challenger Dr. Brian Byrd (54%) defeated long-serving Fort Worth district 3 incumbent Zim Zimmerman (AATC PAC did not support a candidate in this race.) The open Fort Worth district 2 contests between Carlos Flores (44%) and Steve Thornton (36%) will be decided in the June 10th run-off.
Bedford incumbents Boyter (79%) and Fisher (645) easily won reelection. Neighborhood activist Amy Sabol (66%) won the open Bedford Place 3 seat.
Other winners of note include: AATC friend and Grapevine incumbent council member Chris Coy (60%); AATC friend and log-serving Burleson mayor Ken Shetter (59%); and Euless Mayor Linda Martin (84%)
We’ll discuss our plan for the three run-off candidates during the May 19th Government Affairs Committee meeting.
Big thanks to everyone who donated to the AATC PAC by playing in our golf tournaments, attending the Epicurean Dinner, or making a direct-online contribution. Special thanks to AATC Arlington & Fort Worth Advocacy team members for meeting with these candidates. Your financial and time commitments made a huge difference.
Following is a list of Arlington, Bedford, & Fort Worth winners (AATC PAC supported candidates are in bold):
Mayor Jeff Williams
Councilmember At-Large Michael Glaspie
Councilmember District 4 Kathryn Wilemon
Arlington Run-Off – June 10th:
Councilmember District 5 Lana Wolff
Council candidate District 3 Roxanne Thalman
Council Place 3 open seat Amy Sabol
Councilmember Place 4 Michael Boyter
Councilmember Place 6 Roger Fisher
Mayor Betsy Price
Council candidate District 3 Brian Byrd
Councilmember District 4 Cary Moon
Councilmember District 5 Gyan Bivens
Councilmember District 6 Jungus Jordan
Councilmember District 7 Dennis Shingleton
Councilmember District 8 Kelly Gray
Councilmember District 9 Ann Zadeh
Fort Worth Run-Off – June 10th:
Council candidate District 2 Carlos Flores
To register to vote for the 2018 primary election click here.