SAN ANTONIO — Three incumbent San Antonio council members were unable to avoid runoff elections to retain their seats Saturday night. Those races in Districts 1, 2 and 9 -- along with open seats in Districts 3 and 5 -- will result in runoff elections May 29.
Candidates must collect at least 50% of the vote to win or maintain representation for their district.
In District 1, incumbent Roberto Trevino received just over 45% of the votes and will face a runoff election with Mario Bravo, who had about 34% of the vote.
In District 2, Jalen McKee-Rodriguez finished ahead of incumbent Jada Andrews-Sullivan, 26% to 17%, in a crowded race involving 12 candidates. The two will be in a runoff election for the seat.
In District 3, Phyllis Viagran led for the open council seat at 22%, followed by Tomas Uresti at 15%, in another race headed for a runoff.
In District 4, incumbent Adriana Rocha Garcia pulled in 70% of the vote and will retain her seat on the council.
In District 5, Teri Castillo had the lead for the open council seat at 31%, followed by Rudy Lopez at 15%. The race will go to a runoff.
In District 6, incumbent Melissa Cabello Havrda won with 55% over Irina Rudolph at 28%.
In District 7, incumbent Ana Sandoval won with 71% of the vote over her only challenger, Patricia Varela.
In District 8, incumbent Manny Pelaez had 59% of the votes, winning the reace over Rob Rodriguez at 21%.
In District 9, incumbent John Courage had 47% of the votes and was unable to avoid a runoff against second place Patrick Von Dohlen at 36%.
And in District 10, incumbent Clayton Perry had 54% of the votes to win over Ezra Johnson at 29%.