UPDATE – 1:00 am.
In a tight battle for the Kyle City Council Place 5 seat, Rick Koch narrowly edged Robert Rizo by 79 votes to earn his place on the dais.
Koch, who currently serves as the Kyle Planning and Zoning Chair, had a 62-vote lead after early voting, which only grew by a handful of votes after Election Day, according to unofficial, final results.
The Kyle City Council will canvass the results at a later date.
Unofficial, final results
Kyle City Council, Place 5
Rich Koch – 3,268 (50.61%)
Robert Rizo – 3,189 (49.39%)
UPDATE – 9:40 p.m.
With 30 of 50 precincts reporting, Rick Koch maintains a slight edge over Robert Rizo for the Place 5 City Council seat.
Koch has roughly 50.37 percent of the vote while Rizo has 49.63 percent.
Early voting results show Rick Koch has taken a slight 62 vote lead against Robert Rizo in the District 5 Kyle City Council race.
With 54.52 percent votes cast, Koch has accumulated 2,514 votes against Rizo’s 2,446 votes, according to early voting numbers.
Rick Koch: 2,514 (50.69%)
Robert Rizo: 2,446 (49.31%)