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    Haltom City Props, Mayor, City Council Election Results

    Election Results: See All Races Here

    Haltom City voters considered a new mayor, three City Council seats and a number of propositions.

    The results of those races are below.

    Mayor

    After two terms as mayor, David Averitt is not on the ballot for a third term leading the Haltom City City Council.

    Averitt previously served on the City Council from 1993-95 and from 2000-04. He returned in 2015 as mayor and will finish his second term this year.

    Current councilmembers An Truong won the race for Mayor with 58 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Mayor

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    An Truong

    1067

    58%
    Bob Watkins

    392

    21%
    Trae Fowler

    369

    20%

    City Council

    There are three City Council seats up for election in Haltom City, including Place 2, 5 and 7. Two councilmembers are leaving office, having been term-limited out. Councilmembers can serve up to three consecutive two-year terms in Haltom City before stepping down.

    In Place 2, Walter Grow won his third straight term. In Place 5, Susan Soule will replace Bob Watkins who term-limited out and was hoping to be the next mayor.

    Haltom City - City Council - Place 2

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    Walter Grow

    1147

    66%
    Daren Hudson

    578

    34%

    Haltom City - City Council - Place 5

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    Susan Soule

    1057

    62%
    Kyle Smith

    363

    21%
    Warner James

    295

    17%

    Current Place 7 rep An Truong won the election for Mayor. Gaye Vanzant won the race for her spot with 70 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - City Council - Place 7

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    Gaye Vanzant

    1229

    70%
    Willis O'dell

    517

    30%

    Propositions

    Prop A -Ethics - Shall Sections 2.03 and 10.02a of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide for the city council to establish and appoint members to an Ethics Commission; to name the ethics policy; to require that the ethics policy address contractual relationships with the city; and to require the city council to utilize the Ethics Commission when enforcing the ethics policy passesd with 76 percent of the vote.

    Prop B - City Council - Shall Section 3.01a of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide the mayor shall be limited to five (5) consecutive terms as mayor, not including any time served as a councilmember; and to provide that councilmembers shall be limited to three (3) consecutive terms but may serve five (5) consecutive terms if two (2) or more terms are served as mayor passed with 72 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Proposition A Ethics Commission

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    For

    1231

    76%
    Against

    394

    24%

    Haltom City - Proposition B Mayor Term Limits

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    For

    1192

    72%
    Against

    462

    28%

    Prop C - City Council - Shall Sections 3.02 and 4.03 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the local application and qualification requirements for a place on the ballot for city council shall be governed by the state application and qualification requirements for a place on the ballot passed with 80 percent of the vote.

    Prop D - Elections - Shall Section 4.01 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that special elections shall be ordered to fill vacancies and pursuant to citizen petitions passed with 84 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Proposition C Ballot Qualifications

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    For

    1308

    80%
    Against

    319

    20%

    Haltom City - Proposition D Special Elections

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    For

    1367

    84%
    Against

    264

    16%

    Prop E - Elections - Shall Section 4.03(b) of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that a petition for candidacy to an elected office must have the requisite number of signatures prescribed by the Texas Election Code; and to require an applicant for elective office to submit two (2) forms of identification, one (1) being a photo id passed with 85 percent of the vote.

    Prop F - Elections - Shall Section 4.06 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that city elections are governed by state law; to provide that where state law provides, the language of the Charter will take precedence in elections; to grant the city council authority to cure any deficiencies in election requirements found in state law and the Charter; and to provide that an election that substantially complies with state law and the Charter will not be invalidated due to any informalities in the election passed with 75 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Proposition E Candidacy Petitions

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    For

    1405

    85%
    Against

    246

    15%

    Haltom City - Proposition F Elections Laws

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    For

    1190

    75%
    Against

    389

    25%

    Prop G - Elections - Shall the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended by adding Section 4.09 to establish that the election of a mayor and city councilmembers must be by majority vote; and to establish that a runoff election must be held if no candidate for mayor or a particular place receives a majority vote passed with 87 percent of the vote.

    Prop H - Finance - Shall Section 5.06 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that an auditor may be selected for more than five (5) consecutive years if selected through a formal selection process passed with 63 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Proposition G Elections Vote

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    For

    1413

    87%
    Against

    214

    13%

    Haltom City - Proposition H Auditor Selection

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    For

    1010

    63%
    Against

    582

    37%

    Prop I - Recall of Officers - Shall Sections 6.01, 6.02, 6.07, and 6.08 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the mayor and councilmembers shall be subject to recall and removal from office; to provide that state petition requirements control the filing of a recall petition; to provide that a recall election must be held on a uniform election date that allows sufficient time to meet the requirements of the Charter and state law; and to provide clarity to recall election ballots whereby votes are made for or against the official passed with 85 percent of the vote.

    Prop J - Initiative - Shall Section 7.02 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that ordinances pertaining to the levying taxes, authorizing indebtedness, setting rates for services, adopting a budget, any subject where state law requires a public hearing, or relating to any matter a court has determined inappropriate for initiative or referendum shall not be subject to initiative or referendum; and to provide that after the filing of a petition a special election for the proposed legislation must be called as soon as possible in compliance with state law passed with 78 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Proposition I Recall Elections

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    For

    1362

    85%
    Against

    246

    15%

    Haltom City - Proposition J State Law Compliance

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    For

    1227

    78%
    Against

    352

    22%

    Prop K - Referendum - Shall Section 7.03 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the city council has ten (10) days to reconsider an ordinance that is the subject of a referendum petition passed with 82 percent of the vote.

    Prop L - Utilities - Shall Sections 8.01 and 8.02 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be revised to clarify and expand the city’s authority to operate the city owned utilities and regulate utility franchises; to limit a franchise term to twenty (20) years; to provide procedures to grant franchises; to provide that a franchise shall not be exclusive; and providing limitations on transferability passed with 72 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Proposition K Council and Petitions

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    For

    1290

    82%
    Against

    291

    18%

    Haltom City - Proposition L City Utilities

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    For

    1127

    72%
    Against

    447

    28%

    Prop M - City Manager - Shall Section 9.01 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the city council may designate an individual to perform the duties of city manager in the event of the city manager’s absence or disability; to provide that the city council will fix the compensation of the city manager; to provide the city manager’s duties include, but are not limited to, directing and supervising the administration of city departments, attending all council meetings, and enforcing state laws and city ordinances passed with 79 percent of the vote.

    Prop N - Municipal Court - Shall Section 9.06 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the procedures of the Haltom City Municipal Court shall be governed by Chapter 45 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, as amended passed with 84 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Proposition M City Manager Replacement

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    For

    1260

    79%
    Against

    342

    21%

    Haltom City - Proposition N Municipal Court

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    For

    1296

    83%
    Against

    257

    17%

    Prop O - Civil Service Commission - Shall Sections 11.03 and 11.05 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to expand the civil service commission to five (5) members with two (2) alternates; to limit commission members to two (2) two-year terms; to provide that sixty (60) percent of the commission members must be present to establish a quorum; and to establish recusal requirements for commission members passed with 84 percent of the vote.

    Prop P - Civil Service - Shall Section 11.13 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the probationary period for a new fire or police department employee is one (1) year if certified and eighteen (18) months for an uncertified fire fighter, police officer, or academy trainee passed with 83 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Proposition O Civil Service Commission

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    For

    1316

    84%
    Against

    243

    16%

    Haltom City - Proposition P Fire - Police Probationary Period

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    For

    1316

    83%
    Against

    268

    17%

    Prop Q - Civil Service - Shall Sections 11.17 and 11.25 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that examinations for fire or police department positions may occur over a twenty-one (21) day period; to permit electronic examinations; to provide that one (1) eligibility list will be derived from all examinations taken within a twenty-one (21) day period; to grant applicants who pass the examination additional points if they are a certified peace officer, or a certified peace officer with 36 months continuous service as a full-time peace officer in Texas; and to require eligibility lists be created within 100 days of vacancy passed with 83 percent of the vote.

    Prop R - Civil Service - Shall Section 11.19 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide the correct rank titles in the police and fire departments; and modify the years of services requirements to allow the consideration of individuals with less than two (2) years of service in rank if there are fewer than three (3) candidates to fill all available positions passed with 78 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Proposition Q Police - Fire Exams

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    For

    1304

    83%
    Against

    265

    17%

    Haltom City - Proposition R Police - Fire Rank Titles

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    For

    1228

    78%
    Against

    339

    22%

    Prop S - Civil Service - Shall Sections 11.21 and 11.22 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide for electronic examination testing; to clarify the order of importance of examination topics; and to provide that if no candidate scores a minimum of 70 points, the minimum examination score for eligibility shall be reduced to 60 points passed with 52 percent of the vote.

    Prop T - Civil Service - Shall Section 11.24 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that promotional elections shall be conducted in a manner available to shift personnel and to allow for electronic voting, if available passed with 80 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Proposition S Exam Testing

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    For

    814

    52%
    Against

    742

    48%

    Haltom City - Proposition T Electronic Voting

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    For

    1235

    80%
    Against

    313

    20%

    Prop U - Civil Service - Shall Sections 11.26, 11.27, and 11.28 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to clarify the procedure for filing statements of action with the civil service commission passed with 84 percent of the vote.

    Prop V - Civil Service - Shall Section 11.29 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide a timeframe by which the civil service commission must hear appeals and issue its decision; to provide a hearing extension procedure; to establish consequences for failure to meet the established timeframe; to permit the civil service commission to consider an appealing employee’s performance for the preceding five (5) years; and to provide a procedure to request recusal of a civil service commission member passed with 83 percent of the vote.

    Haltom City - Proposition U Civil Service Commission

    100% ReportingThu, Jun 6, 2019, 2:12 PM
    For

    1291

    84%
    Against

    250

    16%

    Haltom City - Proposition V Civil Service Commission

    100% ReportingJun 6, 2:12 PM
    For

    1297

    83%
    Against

    261

    17%