The City of Madisonville has a new Alderman in the form of Brady Dion Taylor, who dethroned incumbent Dale Kovacs with 55 percent of the vote during Saturday’s general election.
Kovacs was the only sitting council member up for reelection and finished third with 98 votes behind Jessie Jaenicke’s 125 and Taylor’s 273.
Sitting Mayor William “Bill” Parten, who ran unopposed, received 288 votes.
Incumbents Mike Corley and Zingara Manning both prevailed in the Madisonville Consolidated Independent School District’s elections. Corley received 53 percent of the vote in a three-way race while Manning earned 57 percent in a two-way battle with Cassandra “Nan” McGilbra, who received 338 votes.
Terri Brown Davis finished second behind Corley with 280 votes while 24-year-old Melissa Hinojosa received 91 tallies.
Bo Williams, who ran unopposed for Position 5, received 592 votes.