Mansfield News

Elections bring 1 newcomer

Saturday’s local elections added only one new face.

Michelle Newsom, 40, rounded up 2,482 votes (66 percent) to defeat Nicole Wooldridge, 43, with 1,302 votes (34 percent) for a three-year term at Place 1 on the Mansfield school board, previously held by Terry Moore, who decided not to run for re-election.

In the Mansfield city council races, Place 5 incumbent Cory Hoffman, 45, received 870 votes (66 percent) to defeat challengers Tamera Bounds, 56, had 350 votes (27 percent) and Larry Menendez Jr., 42, got 95 votes (7 percent). Hoffman has served on the council since 2006.

Place 3 incumbent Stephen Lindsey, 45, received 901 votes (74 percent) to defeat Anthony Gonzales, 19, with 307 votes (26 percent). Lindsey has served on the council since 2010.

Place 4 council member Darryl Haynes, 62, was unopposed for his fourth three-year term, as was Place 2 trustee Beth Light, 58, for her fourth three-year term on the school board.

Election results are unofficial until canvassed.

This story contains information from the News-Mirror archives.

Amanda Rogers, 817-473-4451

Twitter: @AmandaRogersNM