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Results for Local West Texas Elections

Photo By Zach Noel

Final results are in for local elections in Marfa, Alpine and Presidio.

In Marfa, incumbent Mayor Dan Dunlap retained his seat. Josie Simpson retained her city council seat, while Peter Stanley bested Tom Schmidt for the second of two open seats.

In Alpine, Nancy Antrim takes over the City Council Ward 1 seat from outgoing council member Angie Bermudez. The Ward 3 seat went to incumbent Jim Fitzgerald.

In Presidio, incumbent Mayor John Ferguson ran unopposed and retained his seat.

At the Presidio City Council, incumbent Dimitri Garcia retained his seat. Isela Nuñez and Edgar Sotelo won the other two of three open seats. (Incumbent Oscar Phillip Aguilar lost his seat.)

In the Presidio ISD School Board race, incumbents Hugo Ramos and Ethel Barriga retained their seats. Jesús Baeza joins the board, winning the other open seat. (Incumbent Aureliano Ramirez leaves the board.)

One provisional vote was not included in the Marfa totals. Here's how the numbers broke down:

Marfa Mayor

Dan Dunlap (incumbent): 144
Other: 26

Marfa City Council (2 seats open)

Peter Stanley: 182
Josie Simpson (incumbent): 122
Tom Schmidt: 100

Alpine City Council Ward 1 (Angie Bermudez outgoing)

Nancy Antrim: 53
Manfred Fritsche: 40
Anita DeVries: 13

Alpine City Council Ward 3

Jim Fitzgerald (incumbent): 44
Jose Quiroz: 10

Presidio City Mayor

John Ferguson (unopposed)

Presidio City Council (3 seats open)

Dimitri Garcia (incumbent): 178
Isela Nuñez: 171
Edgar Sotelo: 127
Mikal Crowder: 122
Oscar Phillip Aguilar (incumbent): 91
Brian Whitecotton: 68

Presidio ISD School Board (3 seats open)

Hugo Ramos (incumbent): 264
Ethel Barriga (incumbent): 231
Jesús Baeza: 202
Aureliano Ramirez (incumbent): 173
Butch Galliete: 138
Fidel Baeza: 85

Travis Bubenik is All Things Considered Host and Big Bend Reporter at Marfa Public Radio.