Shirley McKellar wins Tyler City Council district three runoff election

Shirley McKellar wins Tyler City Council district three runoff election
City of Tyler (Source: KLTV)

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Shirley McKellar has won the Tyler City Council district three runoff election.

The election, between candidates Shirley McKellar and Pamela Phoenix, went into a runoff after neither candidate received most of the votes in the May election.

Mckellar took home a total of 201 votes compared to Pamela Phoenix who garnered 173.

McKellar is a Tyler native and retired United States army officer. She previously ran for the District One Congressional seat four times.

McKellar says her goals in office include park improvements in the district and plans to focus on bringing new businesses to the North Tyler area.

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