Candidates for the 2019 Fate mayoral race

Candidates for the 2019 Fate mayoral race at a community forum in April. 

Voters in Fate, Heath and McLendon-Chisholm will be going to the polls tomorrow for the 2019 Uniform Election.

Results from early voting, which ended April 30, are expected to come in Saturday evening, and Election Day results will be published on the Rockwall County Elections Department website,

Fate voters are looking at two contested races; one for mayor between incumbent Lorne Megyesi and former Fate City Councilman Joe Burger, and another for city council place 6.

Eleven city charter amendments are also on the 2019 Uniform Election ballot for Fate voters.

(Read the Royse City Herald-Banner’s report on Fate candidates and charter amendments online,

In McLendon-Chisholm, David Day will be running against Lorna Kipphut for place 1 on the council, while Trudy Woessner is running against Scott Turnbull for place 3. Additionally, William Dahl and Adrienne Balkum are running for council place 5.

Heath has one contested race on the ballot for place 6 on the council between Rich Krause and Johnny Myers.

According to numbers form the Rockwall County Elections Department, 8,000 people registered to vote in Fate, while 6,700 Heath residents registered to vote in this year’s city elections. A total of 2,100 people registered to vote in McLendon-Chisholm.

The Royse City Herald-Banner will be reporting results from the 2019 local elections through our website, as they are made public. Sample ballots for elections in Fate, Heath and McLendon-Chisholm can be viewed online,