Dan Pope Is Lubbock’s New Mayor
Lubbock voters have elected Dan Pope as the city's new mayor.
At 8:29 p.m., KFYO called the Lubbock Mayor's race for candidate Dan Pope.
Pope led with 53 percent of the vote after early voting results were released around 7:25 p.m. Saturday night. Todd Klein trailed with 31 percent of the vote after early voting. Fellow candidates Ysidro Gutierrez and Victor Hernandez pulled in a combined 16 percent after early voting.
Final unofficial vote tallies for all the May 7 elections have been released. Pope secured 52.64 percent of the total votes, with Todd Klein earning 31.53 percent. Ysidro "Sid" Gutierrez and Victor Hernandez each earned less than 10 percent of the total votes.
Pope will follow Glen Robertson as Mayor of Lubbock and is expected to be sworn in within the next 30 days.