Melissa Cabello Havrda has declared victory over opponent Andy Greene in Saturday’s District 6 runoff election with 56 percent of the vote.
San Antonio’s June runoff election began with a slow start Saturday morning, with about 5,500 voters casting ballots before 10 a.m.
Attorney Melissa Cabello Havrda, 44, and certified public accountant Andy Greene, 58, are vying for the seat vacated by mayoral candidate Greg Brockhouse.
Members of the faith community came together Sunday at a church service to mobilize voters ahead of a contentious mayoral race.
San Antonio’s progressive-leaning City Council that took office in 2017 could swing back towards a more philosophically divided body this year.