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The Coppell City Council Place 3 runoff election ended June 5. Don Carroll won the runoff with 55.03% and 1,789 votes.

Carroll wins runoff election for council Place 3

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor June 12, 2021

Don Carroll was elected to Place 3 on the Coppell City Council on June 5 following a runoff against Davin Bernstein. Carroll won with 55.03% and 1,789 votes, and Bernstein received 44.97% and 1,462 votes.  “I'm...

Wes Mays was elected as the new mayor of Coppell in the City Council election on May 1. Brianna Hinojosa-Smith won re-election for Place 2, Kevin Nevels won Place 3, Biju Mathew won Place 6 and Place 3 will go to a runoff between Don Carroll and Davin Bernstein on June 5. Photo by Olivia Cooper

Mays elected Mayor, Place 3 heading to runoff after City Council Election

Avani Kashyap, Daily News/Assignment Editor May 11, 2021

A dedication to service was instilled in newly elected Mayor Wes Mays from a very young age. His father served on his hometown’s city council for nine years, and after graduating from Texas A&M...

Beyond the Ballot: Meet the 2021 Coppell City Council candidates

Beyond the Ballot: Meet the 2021 Coppell City Council candidates

Shivi Sharma and Akhila Gunturu April 22, 2021

A mix of returning and new faces make up the candidates for Coppell’s 2021 City Council elections. The direction of the council is in the hands of Coppell voters as Places 2, 3, 4, 6 and Mayor are up...

Last night, the Coppell City Council posed questions and concerns to Oncor area manager Kita Hobbs, approved a zoning request made by the City of Coppell Planning Department, and made a series of public announcements. Coppell City Council meetings are held virtually on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Zoning request for lift station approved, frustration from winter storm met with Oncor representative at council meeting

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

City of Coppell Planning Department senior planner Mary Paron-Boswell presented information about the zoning request regarding the improvement of the lift station (a pumping station that moves wastewater...

City council Place 5 John Jun greets early voters for the runoff election for Coppell City Council outside of Coppell Town Center on Dec. 2. Jun defeated Jim Walker in Tuesday’s runoff election for Coppell City Council.

Jun wins runoff for council Place 5

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor December 9, 2020

John Jun was elected to Place 5 on the Coppell City Council on Tuesday after defeating Jim Walker in a runoff election. Jun won the runoff with 60.2% and 1,918 total votes, while Walker received 39.7%...

In Tuesday’s City Council election, incumbent Wes Mays won against David Bernstein for Place 3. As no candidate won the majority for Place 5, leading candidates John Jun and Jim Walker are headed for a runoff election of Dec. 8. Graphic by Pranati Kandi

Mays wins re-election, Place 5 heads for runoff in City Council election

Avani Kashyap, Daily News/Assignment Editor November 6, 2020

On Tuesday, Coppell’s unofficial city council election results were announced, with Wes Mays winning re-election for Place 3 and Place 5 heading for a runoff election on Dec. 8. Cliff Long and Mark...

Coppell parent Dan Koller has written over 100 postcards since July as part of Postcards to Swing States, an initiative encouraging voter participation in the 2020 election. Postcards to Swing States is a nonpartisan initiative that encourages people to vote in 14 swing states, including Texas.

Conducting local elections during pandemic

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor September 28, 2020

I vote in every election because... Each of the over 100 letters Coppell parent and former 2018 Coppell ISD Board of Trustees candidate Dan Koller signed as part of Vote Forward, a nonpartisan initiative...

Coppell Mayor Karen Hunt addresses citizens during a City Council meet in Oct. 2015.

City Council to raise health and lower tax

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer September 1, 2016

  While the students of Coppell High School were taking a break from schoolwork, Mayor Hunt and the Coppell City Council were busy working on this year’s upcoming budget changes, proposed...

Coppell City Council members (left to right) Marvin Franklin, Nancy Yingling, and Mayor Pro Tem Gary Roden.

Tuesday’s City Council meeting: roads and retirement

Thomas Rousseau, Staff Writer May 26, 2016

Tuesday’s City Council meeting saw the creation of an official Sharon Logan Appreciation Day, the appointment of a new Mayor Pro Tem and the beginning of several plans to reconstruct roads around Coppell. Sharon...

Photo courtesy the City of Coppell

Coppell Councilman to run for Congress

April 2, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Coppell City Council Place 3 holder Brianna Hinojosa-Flores has announced her resignation in order to place her name on the ballot for U.S. Congressional District...

Photo courtesy the City of Coppell.

Hunt files against Tunnell for Coppell Mayor

March 5, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Councilman Karen Hunt has filed to run against Marsha Tunnell for the position of Coppell mayor. Current Mayor Doug Stover will not be seeking reelection next...

Seniors should be excited to vote, Neumann says

February 23, 2011

Rebecca Neumann Entertainment Editor As you may or may not know, May 14 is an election day. It is not a national or state election, but it is still important for all seniors to take part in it. There...

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