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    Betsy Price Wins Unprecedented 5th Term as Fort Worth Mayor

    Incumbent Betsy Price defeated Deborah Peoples and James McBride to win her fifth term as Fort Worth mayor. (Published Saturday, May 4, 2019)

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    Mayor

    Incumbent Betsy Price defeated Deborah Peoples and James McBride to win her fifth term as Fort Worth mayor.

    In a city that has no term limits, Price is now the longest-serving mayor in Fort Worth history.

    "Our priorities will stay the same that we've had success with," Price said. "That's working on education, transportation, infrastructure and bringing jobs, recruiting jobs for this city."

    Peoples said she knew she could never match Price's campaign warchest and had to depend on people to spread her message.

    She said she was proud of her campaign.

    "We were able to stay on message," Peoples said. "Fort Worth has issues. There's a problem with the tax base. There's a problem with transportation. There's a problem with transparency."

    Fort Worth - Mayor

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    Betsy Price

    21508

    56%
    Deborah Peoples

    16193

    42%
    James McBride

    866

    2%

    City Council

    Fort Worth voters were also asked to consider eight City Council seats, though candidates in District 2 and 9 were running unopposed.

    In District 3, incumbent Brian Byrd defeated challenger Tanner Smith to win his second term, while in District 4 incumbent Cary Moon bested Max Striker to earn his third.

    Fort Worth - City Council - District 3

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    Brian Byrd

    5571

    81%
    Tanner Smith

    1342

    19%

    Fort Worth - City Council - District 4

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    Cary Moon

    3140

    74%
    Max Striker

    1103

    26%

    In District 5, incumbent Gyna Bivens beat four challengers to retain her seat. In District 6, longtime councilman Jungus Jordan faced two challengers to win his eighth term. Jordan, first elected in June 2005, has represented the district for 14 years.

    Fort Worth - City Council - District 5

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    Gyna Bivens

    2794

    66%
    Tammy Pierce

    683

    16%
    Thomas Brown

    305

    7%
    Bob Willoughby

    246

    6%
    Waymond Brown

    205

    5%

    Fort Worth - City Council - District 6

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    Jungus Jordan

    3631

    55%
    Daryl Davis

    2351

    36%
    Rod Smith

    611

    9%

    Incumbent Dennis Shingleton topped two challengers vying for his District 7 seat. Shingleton has been on the city council since 2011 and sought his fifth term. In District 8, Kelly Allen Gray won her fourth term since being first sworn in on July 10, 2012.

    Fort Worth - City Council - District 7

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    Dennis Shingleton

    3033

    68%
    Michael Matos

    912

    20%
    David Hawthorne

    507

    11%

    Fort Worth - City Council - District 8

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    Kelly Gray

    1956

    53%
    Chris Nettles

    1472

    40%
    KL Johnson

    243

    7%

    ISD Trustees

    In District 2, Fort Worth ISD Board President Tobi Jackson earned another term; Jackson has been on the board since 2010. In District 3, Quinton Phillips beat Cleveland Harris to fill the seat vacated by Christene Chadwick Moss. Moss was first elected to represent District 3 in 1990.

    Fort Worth ISD - District 2

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    Tobi Jackson

    1413

    63%
    Chad McCarty

    813

    37%

    Fort Worth ISD - District 3

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    Quinton Phillips

    1861

    70%
    Cleveland Harris

    814

    30%

    In District 5, Judy Needham opted not to seek reelection. C.J. Evans won against Carla Morton to replace Needham.

    In District 6, 2nd Vice President Ann Sutherland opted to retire and not run for reelection. Anne Darr had Sutherland's endorsement, and topped two other challengers to win the seat.

    Fort Worth ISD - Trustee Place 5

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    CJ Evans

    2468

    57%
    Carla Morton

    1851

    43%

    Fort Worth ISD - District 6

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    Anne Darr

    3090

    62%
    Lisa Saucedo

    1262

    25%
    Sandra Shelton

    662

    13%

    NBC 5's Scott Gordon contributed to this report.