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Posted on: May 5, 2018

City of Galveston May 5th, 2018 Election Results Posted, Runoff Election for District 5 Announced

(GALVESTON, TX) May 5, 2018 – The 2018 Election brought thousands of voters to the polls to vote with all Council positions on the ballot. The Mayor James D Yarbrough, District 1 representative Amy Carmen Bly, District 2 representative Craig Brown, and District 4 representative Jason Hardcastle all ran unopposed. The District 3 race drew two opponents, David Collins and Frank Maceo. The District 5 race drew four opponents Jeff Antonelli, Chris Petrowski, Carol Hollaway, and John Paul Listowski. The District 6 race drew two opponents Jackie Cole and Carolyn Sunseri.


In an election requiring a majority vote, a candidate for a particular office must receive more than 50 percent of the votes for office. Due to the results of the District 5 race, a runoff election is required for that office under Election Code §2.021 of the City’s Charter. The runoff election for the District 5 race will be held on June 16th, 2018.


The City has called a special meeting on May 15th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers to officially canvass the vote. The results are available on the City’s website at www.galvestontx.gov/electionresults.


By the Numbers (Unofficial Results): 

 

Mayor

  • James D. Yarbrough received 2,920 votes from Galveston residents.

District 1

  • Amy Carmen Bly received 170 votes from Galveston residents in District 1.

District 2

  • Craig Brown received 294 votes from Galveston residents in District 2.

District 3

  • David Collins received 421 votes from Galveston residents in District 3 with 50.3% of the vote.
  • Frank Maceo received 416 votes from Galveston residents in District 3.

District 4

  • Jason Hardcastle received 214 votes from Galveston residents in District 4.

District 5

  • Jeff Antonelli received 221 votes from Galveston residents in District 5.
  • Chris Petrowski received 13 votes from Galveston residents in District 5.
  • Carol Hollaway received 225 votes from Galveston residents in District 5.
  • John Paul Listowski received 354 votes from Galveston residents in District 5.
  • This race will require a runoff election to be held on June 16th, 2018.

District 6

  • Jackie Cole received 610 votes from Galveston residents in District 6 with 53.89% of the vote.
  • Carolyn Sunseri received 522 votes from Galveston residents.

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