Dallas City Council Elections, Clean Energy, Tony Awards: Your Monday Morning Roundup

Good morning!Here is a look at the top headlines as we start the day.🌡️ Weather: Sunny, breezy, hot, and humid. High: 92°🚨 Stay informed: Sign up for our breaking news alert emails.3 Dallas City Council members officially out as mail-in ballots are countedIt was a rough weekend for some incumbent Dallas City Council members. The defeat of Mayor Pro Tem Monica Alonzo, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Erik Wilson and council member Tiffinni Young will mean a major shift in the 15-member city council's political dynamics.The winners of the three runoff races were confirmed Sunday night after Dallas County officials counted hundreds of sequestered mail-in ballots. The precautions that delayed the results from Saturday's contests were taken as part of an ongoing voter fraud investigation.This weekend's ousters were remarkable because council members rarely fail to win re-election."I felt like I ran an ethical, clean race with standards, and I gave it my all," Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Erik Wilson said. "We just fell short."Editorial: Dallas council winners, please prove our concerns unfounded.District 2: Dallas ISD trustee Dustin Marshall wins re-election to District 2 seat.Suburbs: Carrollton and Farmers Branch voters picked new mayors Saturday as suburban voters were called back to the polls to settle scores that were undecided on May 6.Texas voter ID case: State says issues are fixed, but plaintiffs want the law nullified.  Continue reading...

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