Coley Canter wins Place 5 seat in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD runoff race

Early voting numbers from Tarrant County elections present Coley Canter main within the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Place 5 runoff. (Courtesy Adobe Inventory)

Up to date at 10:45 p.m. This story has been up to date to mirror the most recent outcomes and election info from Tarrant County elections.

With 100% of Tarrant County precincts reporting, Coley Canter was elected to the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Board of Trustees.

Canter obtained a complete of 4,399 votes, or 63.02%, over challenger Tommy Snyder, in accordance with unofficial election outcomes from Tarrant County on Dec. 8. Snyder obtained a complete of two,581 votes, or 36.98%.

Outcomes are unofficial till they’re canvassed and authorized the county clerk. Below Texas Election legislation, the clerk accepts and counts mail-in ballots postmarked election day, Dec. 8.

Canter couldn’t instantly be reached for remark.


Early voting outcomes for the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Place 5 runoff election present Coley Canter main with 64.24% of the vote, in accordance with Tarrant County outcomes. Canter has a complete of three,518 votes in comparison with 1,958 votes for challenger Tommy Snyder.

In a Q&A with Group Impression Newspaper in October, Canter stated she is a part-time human sources generalist and group volunteer with 25 years of expertise. Her platform focuses on the expansion and educational achievement of scholars in addition to on growing revolutionary studying methods and campus security.

“I’m educated in regards to the district’s targets and strategic plan resulting from my in depth expertise serving on PTA native and council boards, campus excellence committees and district group committees,” Canter stated. “I pledge to proceed studying the whole lot I can so as the make GCISD the very best it may be.”

Snyder has expertise working in finance. His marketing campaign priorities embrace bettering educational efficiency, faculty security and a give attention to transparency on the college board.

“I’ve realized management means making powerful selections and directing restricted price range {dollars} the place they’ve the best impression,” Snyder stated. “We must always do the identical with our colleges.”

The runoff election was triggered after no candidate obtained greater than 50% of the vote within the three-way race within the Nov. three election. The GCISD board of trustees handed a decision in 1999 that requires candidates to obtain nearly all of the votes to be declared the winner.

Votes are nonetheless being counted Tarrant County elections officers. This story shall be up to date as extra votes are tallied.

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