There won’t be any new faces on the Mansfield City Council and Mansfield ISD school board this year.Incumbents Wendy Burgess and Danny Baas won re-election to the council and school board, respectively, in Saturday’s election.“I would like to thank the citizens of Mansfield for your confidence in my continuing leadership,” Burgess, 43, said via e-mail. “I am humbled by your overwhelming support and will honor your wishes to build a prosperous future for our great city.”The local business owner received 79 percent of the vote to win a second three-year term in Place 6 on the council. Kelvin Stroy Sr., the 39-year-old principal of Arlington Workman Junior High School, received 13 percent of the vote, while Kendall Polk, a 44-year-old surgical technologist, took 6 percent.Local business owner Larry Broseh, 59, was unopposed for his fifth three-year term at Place 7 on the council.In the school board race, Baas received 62 percent of the vote to earn a second three-year term in Place 6.“I’m honored that the poeple voted for me again,” said the 42-year-old Mansfield police officer. “I’m excited about the new ag science center, the rebuilding of the new elementary schools and continuing with the new iPad program.”Baas’ opponent, Kory Watkins, 30, a bartender at a local restaurant, received 28 percent of the vote.Courtney Wilson, 43, co-owner of a local fitness center, was unopposed for her second three-year term in Place 7 on the school board.
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