City council and mayoral incumbents win re-election in Garland, Texas

The general election for Garland, Texas, was on May 6, 2023. The filing deadline to run passed on Feb. 17.

Candidates competed for Garland City Council Districts 3, 6, 7, and 8, as well as for mayor of Garland. Incumbent Scott LeMay won re-election as mayor with 75.4% of the vote to Roel Garcia’s 24.6%. Incumbents Edward Moore and Dylan Hedrick won re-election to the city council.

While most mayoral elections in the 100 largest cities are nonpartisan, most officeholders are affiliated with a political party. Garland has a Republican mayor. As of May 2023, 62 mayors in the largest 100 cities by population are affiliated with the Democratic Party, 26 are affiliated with the Republican Party, three are independents, seven identify as nonpartisan or unaffiliated, and two mayors’ affiliations are unknown.

Garland is the 13th-largest city in Texas and the 91st-largest city in the U.S. by population.

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