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Historical General Election ResultsCITY OF NEDERLAND ELECTION REGISTER GENERAL ELECTIONS Incorporated April 29, 1940 No date or information for first elected officials: Mayor J. H. Goodwin Council.member Fred Champagne Council.member H. C. Farris Council.member J. B. Cook Council.member A. D. Marcontel Council.member William Carrington April 1, 1941 -General Election {1-year terms) Councilmember Lee Holcom Councilmember William Doornbos Councilmeniber H. C. Farris April 7, 1942 -General Election Mayor Alderman H. C. Farris Fred Champagne H . D. Sanderson Marshall Oliver Lee April 6, 1943 -General Election No vote counts available. Winners were: R. A. Rackley Lee Holcombe B. W. Prestridge April 4, 1944 -General Election No vote counts available. Winners were: Mayor H. C. Farris Aldermen -2-year terms H. D. Sanderson 176 173 151 303 Kelly Whitley Alderman-1-year term S. R. Fields City Marshal Asa Spencer April 3 2 1945 -General Election Alderman (3) Williams Doornbos S. R. Fields D. Chester* A. D. Marcantel* F. A. Roach* A. H. Rienstra J. A. Floyd April 2 2 1946 -General Election Mayor H. C. Farris* Morris Townsend Earl Gish Alderman (2) K. Whitley* Paul Stehle H. M. Simmons George Trotter* W. E. Sandlin City Marshall Ollie Lee* J. H. Jansen Jack Fortenberry April 12 1947 -General and Special Alderman (3 2-year terms) D. Chester A. D. Marcantel C. H. Bartels Alderman (1 unexpired term) E. L. Gish April 6, 1948 -General Election Mayor E. L. Gish H. D. Sanderson D. Chester* 88 27 149 120 173 84 62 292 53 143 245 63 189 270 148 266 223 1 177 165 265 Bill Ricketts 1 Alderman (2) Cecil Rose 202 W. Jess Davis 109 L. Theriot 123 F. A. Peveto 140 C. Doornbos, Jr.* 207 Walter Lambert 59 J. H. McNeill, Jr.* 315 Marshal John H. Jansen* 309 Oliver Lee 300 Special Election to fill unexpired term: Alderman Cecil Rose 68 E. E. Henson* 106 April s, 1949 -General Election Councilman (3) C.H. Bartels* 197 Walter J. Lambert 18 Fred Sanderson* 206 Vic Tyer 108 JimD. James 128 Floyd H. Mize 115 Curtis R. Miller* 178 H. A. Hooks 121 April 4 2 1951 -General Election Mayor D. Chester* 392 M. H. Townsend 225 Councilman (2) C. J. Alegre 211 Harlan A. Nelson 147 C. Doornbos, Jr.* 260 B. S. Arnold 60 0. Francis Wistner, Jr. 121 J. H. McNeill, Jr. 260 E. M. Bailey 99 City Marshal J. H. Jansen* 507 J. W. Ellis 23 Eli Luckett 44 Jack Reed 4 Ervin H. Ware 61 April 3, 1951 -General Election Councilmen (3) C. H. Bartels* 139 P. F. Sanderson* 197 R. V. Cole 133 Floyd H. Mize 124 Walter J. Lambert 77 Curtis R. Miller* 152 April 1, 1952 -General Election Mayor D. Chester 179 Fred Sanderson* 249 E. L. Gish 194 Councilmen (2) W. J. Lester 243 R. V. Cole* 346 T. J. Weisser 152 Denver Knowles* 333 L. Theriot 302 Walter J. Lambert 261 626 ballots cast April 7, 1953 -General Election Councilmen (3) T. J. Weisser* 274 Dewey L. Thompson 213 Dempsy Smith 42 Walter J. Lambert 183 H.B. Murray 234 C. Doornbos, Jr.* 322 G. K. Tilley* 299 L. Theriot 267 Sam Papania 202 737 ballots cast April 6, 1954 -General Election Mayor R. V. Cole 251 C. Doornbos, Jr.* 364 E. L. Gish 293 Councilmen (2) Earl Spencer* 612 J .P. Peterson 333 H. A. Hooks* 584 Councilman (unexpired term) C. H. Bartels* 491 Leon C. Campbell 341 915 ballots cast April 5, 1955 -General Election Councilman (3) G. K. Tilley* 342 J. P. Peterson 301 Dr. B. H. Hall* 489 Earl Spencer* 368 Walter J. Lambert 283 C. J. Alegre 274 732 ballots cast April 3 2 1956 -General Election Mayor Dr. B. H. Hall 775 E. L. Gish 559 Council, Ward II Preston Cessac 721 T. A. Duff 579 1,349 ballots cast April 2, 1957 -General Election Council, Ward 1 Gene G. Ely 326 Leonard H. Henry* 621 Clarence Hailey 119 Council, Ward III J. P. Peterson 517 Earl H. Spencer* 533 Council, Ward N R. S. St. Clair* 574 (unexpired term) G. W. "Buck" Wilson 457 1,107 ballots cast April 1, 1958 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV E. L. Gish John Spraggins Glenn 0. Burke* Williams F. Spoede* T. A. Duff John E. Evans, Jr. G. K. Tilley R. S. St. Clair 560 35 681 679 548 503 309 421 April 15, 1958 Run Off for Ward IV -Evans and St. Clair 1,282 ballots cast April 7, 1959 -General Election Council, Ward I Council, Ward III 101 ballots cast April 5, 1960 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV Leonard H. Herny J.P. Peterson Leonard H. Herny E. L. Gish* Melvin E. Stuart Homer E. Nagel* I. A. "Bud" Berliski J. E. Evans, Jr. H. D. Roberts April 19, 1960 Run Off -Berliski and Evans 1,539 ballots cast April 4, 1961 -General Election Mayor Glenn 0. Burk* Melvin E. Stuart 97 93 717 813 708 746 523 556 431 1,021 687 Council, Ward I Council, Ward ill 1,735 ballots cast Clarence R. Mostyn, Jr.* Melvin R. Spittler Sam Gillespie John C. Arnold, Jr. T. J. Weisser Larry 0 . Miller J.P. Peterson 923 662 396 171 295 236 588 Run-off ordered for Ward ill between Gillespie and Peterson April 3, 1962 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV April 2, 1963 -General Election Council, Ward 1 Council, Ward ill April 7, 1964 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV 310 ballots cast April 6, 1965 -General Election Council, Ward I J.P. Peterson Carroll C. English Glenn 0. Burke* Homer E. Nagel* Carl "Cropo" LeBlanc 0. D. Dombrosky J.E. "Jack" Evans, Jr.* C.R. Mostyn, Jr.* Devon Farris Sam Gillespie* Glenn 0. Burke Homer Nagel John E. Evans, Jr. C. R. Mostyn, Jr.* Plas Howard 546 262 963 1,05 4 679 769 938 525 250 410 303 299 301 517 138 Council, Ward III E.T. "Sam" Gillespie* 421 J.P. Peterson 245 April 5, 1966 -General Election Mayor C. R. Mostyn, Jr.* 808 W. E. "Bill" Schroeter 300 I. A. "Bud" Berliski 261 Council, Ward II Homer E. Nagel* 1,039 Council, Ward IV H. C. Youmans 346 J. E. "Jack" Evans* 965 1,379 ballots cast April 4, 1967 -General Election Council, Ward I Harold W. Pitts 46 Olin Clotiaux* 216 Council, Ward ill E.T. Gillespie, Jr.* 230 263 ballots cast April 2, 1968 -General Election Mayor Homer E. Nagel* 1,013 Council, Ward II Thomas E. Lee, Jr.* 885 Arthur 0. Champagne 280 Council, Ward IV J.E. "Jack" Evans* 555 Raymond Benski 309 R. A. "Dick" Nugent* 369 1,240 ballots cast *Run-off ordered for April 24, 1968 April 1, 1969 -General Election Council, Ward I Olin Clotiaux* 556 Clarence Hailey 336 Council, Ward ill E.T. Gillespie, Jr.* 662 April 7, 1970 -General Election Mayor Homer E. Nagel* 998 Clarence Hailey 173 Council, Ward II Thomas E. Lee, Jr.* 802 Council, Ward IV R. A. Nugent* 662 J.E. "Jack" Evans 427 Calvin H. Taylor 101 1,205 ballots cast April 6, 1971 -General Election Council, Ward I Olin Clotiaux* 110 Council, Ward m E .T . "Sam" Gillespie 108 114 ballots cast April 4, 1972 -General Election Mayor Thomas E. Lee; Jr. 688 Council, Ward II Kenneth Mitchell 404 Carl "Cropo " LeBlanc* 500 Milton Wayne Patton 85 Council, Ward IV R. A. "Dick" Nugent 608 1,002 ballots cast April 7, 1973 -General Election Council, Ward I Robert D. Sawyer 191 Council, Ward ID E. T. "Sam" Gillespie 189 206 ballots cast April 6, 1974 -General Election Mayor Homer E. Nagel* 130 Council, Ward II Carl LeBlanc* 115 Council, Ward IV R. A. Nugent* 124 131 ballots cast April S, 1975 -General Election Council, Ward I Robert D. Sawyer* 103 Council, Ward ill E. T. "Sam" Gillespie, Jr.* 101 107 b allots cast April 3, 1976 -General Election Mayor H omer E. Nagel* 1,010 Council, Ward II Kenneth Mitchell 549 Carl "Cropo" LeBlanc* 609 Council, Ward IV R. A. Nugent* 962 April 2, 1977 -General Election Council, Ward I Wayne Jones 111 Robert D. Sawyer* 245 Council, Ward ill E.T. "Sam" Gillespie* 288 371 total ballots cast with 34 of those being absentee. April 1, 1978 -General E lection Mayor H . E. Nagel* 584 J. A. Shaw 1 Council, Ward II Thomas E. Lee, Jr.* 560 Council, Ward IV R. A. Nugent* 566 6 1 1 total ballots cast with 17 of those being absentee. April 7, 1979 -General Election Council, Ward I Robert D. Sawyer* 289 Steven D. Hutton 220 Council, Ward ID E.T. "Sam" Gillespie, Jr.* 291 Pat A. Riley, Jr. 238 535 ballots cast April S, 1980 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV Homer E. Nagel* Thomas E. Lee, Jr.* Jeanne Belaire R. A. Nugent "' 698 ballots cast, of those 96 were absentee. April 4, 1981 -General Election Council, Ward I Council, Ward ID 140 ballots cast April 3, 1982 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council , Ward IV Robert E. Sawyer* E.T. Gillespie, Jr.* Homer E. Nagel* Pat A. Riley, Jr. Thomas E. Lee, Jr.* R. A. ''Dick" Nugent ._ Calvin H. Taylor 1,610 ballots cast, out of those 173 were absentee. April 2 2 1983 -General Election Council, Ward I Council, Ward ID Robert D. Sawyer* Clinton C. Courts E.T. Gillespie, Jr.* 413 ballots cast, out of those 94 were absentee. 613 582 256 422 135 130 1,057 535 1,354 1,045 507 328 76 363 April 7, 1984 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV Homer E. Nagel* T. E. Lee, Jr.* R. A. Nugent* 285 275 275 285 ballots cast. No other infonnation available. April 6 2 1985 -General Election Council, Ward I Council, Ward ill Robert D. Sawyer* Michael Ray Bourque* No other information available. April 5, 1986 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV Homer E. Nagel* Thomas E. Lee, Jr.* R. A. Nugent* 217 211 197 220 ballots cast. All races uncontested. April 4, 1987 -General Election Council, Ward I Council, Ward ill Robert D. Sawyer* Michael Ray Bourque* 107 111 120 total ballots cast, with 15 of those being absentee. May 72 1988-General Election Mayor Homer E. Nagel* 675 Council, Ward II Ernest Bayard 146 Carl N. "Cropo" LeBlanc* 629 Council, Ward rt' Alton "Boo" Hollier 125 Billy Wayne Doornbos* 422 James "Jim" Lavergne 234 809 ballots cast May 6 2 1989-General Election Council, Ward I Robert Sawyer* 127 Council, Ward III Michael Bourque* 129 139 ballots cast May 5, 1990 -General Election Mayor Carl N. "Cropo" LeBlanc* 996 Donald Towle 163 Council, Ward II Wm. E. "Will" Schroeter* 865 Ernest Bayard 293 Council, Ward IV B illy W. Doornbos* 917 1,185 ballots cast May 42 1991 -General Election Council, Ward I Melvin Moss* 280 Donald Towle 64 Joe Deschaine 89 Council , Ward III W. Ceyril Paulus* 333 443 ballots cast May 22 1992 -General Election Mayor Carl N. LeBlanc* 100 Council, Ward II Will E. Schroeter* 94 Council, Ward IV Billy W. Doornbos* 92 106 ballots cast. All candidates were unopposed. May 1, 1993 -General Election Council, Ward I Melvin L. Moss* 300 Council, Ward III 348 ballots cast May 7, 1994 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV 2,253 ballots cast. May 6, 1995 -General Election Council, Ward I Council, Ward III W. Ceyril Paulus* Bobbie VanAu1cen Carl N. LeBlanc* Ceyril Paulus* Kelvin Goyesn Thomas (Tom) Wandeloski 270 358 1,065 499 231 79 Wm. E. "Will" Schoeter, Jl 1,455 Joe Daughtry 697 Sarena (Waller) Davis Billy W. Doornbos Bob Sawyer* Melvin Moss Ceyril Paulus Mike Radcliff"' Candace Blanton* Billy Wallker 706 1,487 570 311 125 385 215 195 Run off between Radcliff and Blanton ordered. 950 ballots cast May 4, 1996 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV Homer E. Nagel* Carl N. "Crapo" LeBlanc Joe Daughtry* R. A. "Dick" Nugent* Sarene L. Waller Davis Dennis Walker 626 454 633 682 250 118 1,091 ballots cast May 3 2 1997 -General Election Cancelled due to all candidates being unopposed. May 2 2 1998 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV Homer E. Nagel* Joe Daughtry* R. A "Dick" Nugent* 143 121 118 All candidates were unopposed. Election was not cancelled because a Special Election was ordered. 190 ballots cast May 12 1999 -General Election Council, Ward I Robert Sawyer* 306 Council, Ward III Mike Radcliff"' 315 Eileen Klein 178 390 ballots cast May 62 2000 -General Election Mayor Homer E. Nagel* 552 J. E. "Gene" Mayo 201 Council, Ward II Joe Clayton* 353 Joe Daughtry 351 Council, Ward IV R. A "Dick" Nugent* 510 Tommy Whisenhunt 213 759 ballots cast May 52 2001 -General Election Council, Ward I Robert Sawyer* 279 J. E. "Gene" Mayo 96 Council, Ward III 378 ballots cast May 4, 2002 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV 1,323 ballots cast May 3, 2003 -General Election Judy Radcliff Homer Nagel* Jeff Darby Joe Clayton Billy Neal* R. A. "Dick" Nugent* Cancelled due to all candidates being unopposed. Council, Ward I -Robert Sawyer ~ Council, Ward III-Bill, ~tettl J u.d,~ K<>-c!~\ ,-t + May 15, 2004 -General Election Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV 1,246 ballots cast May 7, 2005 -General Election Early Voting Council, Ward I Council, Ward III Jeff Darby R. A. "Dick" Nugent* Billy Neal* (unopposed) Bert E. Rogers* (unopposed) Jeffrey J. Ortiz Timothy (Tim) Sheffield Debby L. Griffin Don Albanese 324 716 594 423 858 1,000 -ot ~I '580 e v -3.3 9 P-o o1 <./t 651 Et/ L.f / I fD ..)YO 939 £v .::::,<-c, :J rs o 3 "I 1 170 320 275 261 Election Day Council, Ward I Jeffrey J. Ortiz Timothy (Tim) Sheffield Council, Ward III Debby L. Griffin Don Albanese Combined -Early Voting + Election Day Council, Ward I Jeffrey J. Ortiz Timothy (Tim) Sheffield* Council, Ward III Debby L. Griffin Don A lbanese 954 ballots case May 13, 2006 -General Election Early Voting Mayor R. A. "Dick" Nugent Mike Lovelady Michael Bordelon Council, Ward II Billy Neal ( unopposed) Council, Ward IV Bert Rogers (unopposed) Election Day Mayor R. A. "Dick" Nugent M ike Lovelady M ichael Bordelon Council, Ward II Billy Neal Council, Ward IV Bert Rogers Combined -Early Voting + Election Day Mayor R. A. "Dick" Nugent* Mike Lovelady Michael Bordelon 143 232 201 200 313 552 476 461 478 161 11 484 430 253 188 12 302 281 731 349 23 Council, Ward II Billy Neal* 786 Council, Ward IV Bert Rogers* 711 1,108 ballots cast May 12, 2007 General Election Early Voting Council, Ward I Tim Sheffield 284 Darrin Dykes 113 Jeff Ortiz 96 Council, Ward III Debby Griffin 415 ( unopposed) Election Day Council, Ward I Tim Sheffield 127 Darrin Dykes 78 Jeff Ortiz 49 Council, Ward III Debby Griffin 216 Combined -Early Voting + Election Day Council, Ward I Tim Sheffield* 411 Darrin Dykes 191 Jeff Ortiz 145 Council, Ward III Debby Griffin* 631 747 ballots cast May 10, 2008 General Election Early Voting Mayor R. A. "Dick" Nugent 269 Council, Ward II Billy Neal 275 Council, Ward IV Bert Rogers 256 Election Day Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV R. A. "Dick" Nugent Billy Neal Bert R ogers Combined -Early Voting + E lection D ay Mayor Counc il, Ward II Council, Ward IV 698 ballots cast R. A . "Dick" Nugent Billy Neal Bert Rogers 162 152 149 43 1 427 405 Ballots cast are h igh er due to a j oint election being conducted with Nederland Independent School District. Only those voters inside the city limits wer e eligible to vote for city candidates. Note: All candidates were unopposed, but were included on the ballot due to a Special Election being ordered. May 9, 2009 General E lection Early Voting Council, Ward I Council, Ward III Election Day Council, Ward I Council , Ward III Jeff Ortiz John Bernard Randy Sonnier Don A l banese J eff Ortiz John Bernard Randy Sonnier Don Albanese Combined -Early Voting + E lection Day Council, Ward I Jeff Ortiz* John Bernard 818 650 635 959 460 398 434 500 1,278 1,048 Council, Ward III 2,984 ballots cast Randy Sonnier Don Albanese* 1,069 1,459 Ballots cast are higher due to a joint election being conducted with Nederland Independent School District. Only those voters inside the city limits were eligible to vote for city candidates. May 8, 2010 General Election Early Voting Mayor R. A. "Dick" Nugent Council, Ward II Billy Neal Council, Ward IV Bert Rogers Todd M. Hollier Election Day Mayor R. A. "Dick" Nugent Council, Ward II Billy Neal Council, Ward IV Bert Rogers Todd M. Hollier Combined -Early Voting + Election Day Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward IV l ,6S3 ballots cast R. A. "Dick" Nugent Billy Neal Bert Rogers * Todd M. Hollier 632 635 515 303 225 217 162 119 857 852 677 422 Ballots cast are higher due to a joint election being conducted with Nederland Independent School District. Only those voters inside the city limits were eligible to vote for city candidates. May 142 2011 Ge neral Electio n Early Voting Council, Ward I Talmadge C. Austin Rick Williams Jeff Ortiz Council, Ward III Don A lbanese ( unopposed) Election Day Council, Ward I Talmadge C. Austin Rick Williams Jeff Ortiz Council, Ward III Don Albanese ( unopposed) Combined -Early Voting + Election Day Council, Ward I Council, Ward IV 1,594 ballots cast Talmadge C. Austin* Rick Williams Jeff Ortiz Don Albanese* ( unopposed) 439 191 231 604 180 79 83 230 619 270 314 834 Ballots cast are higher due to a joint election being conducted with Nederland Independent School District. Only those voters inside the city limits were eligible to vote for city candidates. May 12 , 2012 -General El ectio n Cancelled due to all candidates being unopposed. May 11 2 20 13 - Gene ral Electio n Cancelled due to all candidates being unopposed. May 10, 2014 -Gene ra l Electio n Cancelled due to all candidates being unopposed. M ay 19, 2015 G eneral E lection Early Voting Council, Ward I Talmadge C. Austin Jeff Ortiz Council, Ward III Don Albanese (unopposed) E lection Day Council, Ward I Talmadge C. Austin Jeff Ortiz Council, Ward III Don A lbanese ( u nopposed) Combined -Early Voting + Elect ion Day Council, Ward I Council, Ward IV 563 ballots cast May 7, 2016 -General E lectio n Talmadge C. Austin* Jeff Ortiz Don Albanese* (unopposed) Cancell ed due to all candidates being unopposed. May 6, 2017 - G enera l Election Cancell ed due to all candidates being unopposed. May 5, 2018 -Gene ral E lection No e lection year due to 3-year terms. May 19, 2019 G enera l E lection Early Voting Mayor Jeff Ortiz D on Albanese 256 97 280 160 49 181 416 146 461 801 1459 Council, Ward II Billy Neal 2008 (unopposed) Council, Ward III Emmett Hollier 1912 (unopposed-to fill a vacancy) Counci l, Ward IV Sylvia Begnaud Root 1216 David Guillot 787 Election Day Mayor Jeff Ortiz 230 Don Albanese 297 Council , Ward II Billy Neal 455 (Unopposed) Council, Ward III Emmett Hollier 441 (unopposed -to fill a vacancy) Council, Ward IV Sylvia Begnaud Root 274 David Guillot 181 Combined -Early Voting+ Election Day Mayor Council, Ward II Council, Ward III Council, Ward IV 4,001 ballots cast Jeff Ortiz Don Albanese Billy Neal (Unopposed) 1032 1756 2464 Emmett Hollier 2354 (unopposed -to fill a vacancy) Sylvia Begnaud Root David Gui ll ot 1491 968 Ballots cast are higher due to a joint election being conducted with Nederland Independent School District. Only tho se voters inside the city limits were eligib le to vote for city candidates.