Two Dallas City Council seats in Preston Hollow are up for grabs as early voting starts Monday for the June 5 runoff.

In District 11, former city plan commissioner Jaynie Schultz and mediator Barry Wernick received the highest number of votes among four candidates. Schultz received 2,889 votes (36.22%), and Wernick received 3,038 (38.08%).

In District 13, Leland Burk and Gay Donnell Willis rose to the top of the five-candidate field. Burk received 4,133 votes (43.04%), and Donnell Willis received 4,019 (41.85%).

A runoff occurs when no candidate wins more than 50% of the vote.

In Dallas County, voters can cast their ballot at any voting center listed on the county elections website, which tracks how long the line is at each polling location. Voters must show a photo ID, including a Texas driver’s license, Texas handgun license or U.S. passport. Find all acceptable IDs here.

Masks are not required to vote.

Curbside voting is available at all polling locations for voters who are physically unable to enter a voting center without personal assistance or have a likelihood of injuring their health.

Texans who have a disability, are 65 or older, are in jail without having been convicted of a felony or are gone from their county of residence qualify to vote by mail. Tuesday is the last day to request a mail-in ballot.

Early voting ends June 1. Polls will be closed May 31 for Memorial Day.


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