Local government

The Copperas Cove City Council has accepted the results of a vote canvass of the Nov. 5 city council election.

During a special meeting held Tuesday evening, the council accepted results showing Place 3 Councilman Dan Yancey and Place 4 Councilman Jay Manning winning reelection. Yancey received 58.20% of the total vote in his race, while Manning received 56.24% of the vote in his race.

First-time candidate Dianne Yoho Campbell received 69.14% of the vote in the Place 5 City Council race and was declared the winner in that election.

Yancey, Manning and Campbell will serve three-year terms on the council.

In the special election for Place 7, Jack Smith was declared the winner after receiving 52.97% of the votes cast. Smith will serve for one year, as the Place 7 seat will up for election again next November.

The vote accept the results was unanimous.

A swearing-in ceremony for the four winning candidates will be held Dec. 3 during the City Council’s workshop session, which will begin at 5 p.m.

254-501-7568 | dperdue@kdhnews.com

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