State Rep. Charlie Geren said he thinks either Rick Perry or his staff misunderstood what the bill was about.
Gyna Bivens will join the council. Jacinto Ramos Jr. and Ashley Paz win school board races.
Houston attorney Amber Mostyn says the group is getting an early start for 2016.
Bill Holland, after winning the election, still loses his seat to incumbent Don Surratt.
The decision by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to transfer inmates out of two privately run prisons in North Texas will be a blow for Mineral Wells.