The City of Marfa held its general election on May 6, 2023, with the focus on the mayoral race and city council seats. The unofficial results are in, and Marfa residents have chosen their representatives for the coming term.
In a successful re-election campaign, Manuel V. Baeza secured another term as the mayor of Marfa. As the incumbent mayor, Baeza received widespread support from the community, solidifying his position as the city’s leader.
The city council election saw intense competition, with residents closely following the candidates vying for seats. Incumbent Raul Lara emerged as the top vote-getter, garnering significant support from voters. Lara’s dedication to serving the community earned him a seat on the city council.
Travis Acreman also earned a place on the city council, as his campaign resonated with the electorate, securing a substantial number of votes.
Additionally, Mark Morrison ran unopposed for a city council seat and will automatically assume the position.
The unofficial results of the mayoral and city council races will be finalized through the official canvassing process conducted by the City Council. This crucial step ensures the accuracy and validity of the election results.
Marfa residents demonstrated their civic engagement by participating in the election and making their voices heard. The re-election of Mayor Manuel V. Baeza and Councilman Raul Lara, along with the reelected city council members, highlights the community’s trust in their ability to lead and represent their interests.