Austin mayoral election, 2009

The 2009 Austin mayoral election was held on May 9, 2009. Incumbent Mayor Will Wynn was term-limited. No candidate received a majority of the vote, which would have precipitated a runoff election, but second-place finisher Brewster McCracken withdrew from the race [1] making Lee Leffingwell the winner by default.


Election results

2009 Austin Mayoral election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Lee Leffingwell 27,455 47.24
Nonpartisan Brewster McCracken 15,575 26.80
Nonpartisan Carole Keeton Strayhorn 12,458 21.44
Nonpartisan David Buttross 2,229 3.84
Nonpartisan Josiah James Ingalls 402 0.69
Turnout 58,119


See also

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