Irving general election sees low voter turnout

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A close race yielded an upset that ousted Rose Cannaday from her District 5 position on the Irving City Council during the May 10 general election. Cannaday was replaced by Oscar Ward who beat out the incumbent Cannaday, 52-48.

Mayor Beth Van Duyne held her position with a, no-contest, 70-30 win against challenger Herbert Gears.

District 3 incumbent, Dennis Webb, kept his seat with a 60-40 win over Billy Hickman.

In the race to see who would replace Irving ISD Board of Trustees District 2 member, Gail Conder Wells, Nell Anne Hunt won in a landslide 63-37 vote over challenger Garrett Landry.

Of the 88,889 registered voters eligible to vote in the May 10 election, only 7,154 ballots were cast.