Lisa Graves elected to South Padre Island City Council

Paul Y. Cunningham, Jr. City Hall is seen on Oct. 2017 in South Padre Island. (Courtesy: City of South Padre Island/Facebook)
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Voters on South Padre Island on Saturday elected Lisa Graves to fill the unexpired term for Place 5 on the City Council.

The city held a special election following the Dec. 1 death of Eva Jean Dalton, who was first elected to the seat in November 2018.

Graves faced off against Brad Robinson, Jennifer Stout and Tally Ragsdale and won with 57.17% of the vote.

Voters cast 311 ballots for Graves, 177 for Ragsdale, 33 for Stout and 23 for Robinson.

There were a total of 544 votes between all the candidates.