Former Ballinger mayor and city councilman Bob McDaniel has been declared the winner in the race for the Single Member District 3 position on the city council, defeating incumbent Jolene McBurney with the final tally 66 votes for McDaniel to McBurney's 65 votes.

Former Ballinger mayor and city councilman Bob McDaniel has been declared the winner in the race for the Single Member District 3 position on the city council, defeating incumbent Jolene McBurney with the final tally 66 votes for McDaniel to McBurney's 65 votes.  

There were 49 provisional votes that were out on election night, nine of which could have affected the outcome of the election.  

However, on Friday, 42 of those votes were declared invalid and seven were declared valid, however, those votes had no effect on the outcome of that SMD 3 race, said Runnels County Clerk Julia Miller.The Ballinger City Council canvassed the votes on Monday.