It was a different story in the first round of voting when Jennifer Helms carried the majority of the votes at 46%, she however did not capture an absolute majority. It was hard to tell, given the recent political atmosphere in Forney, who would secure the majority of the votes in the second round. Both candidates took to the Forney streets, drumming up supporters and endorsements, but in the end only one candidate can win. inForney.com provided the Forney citizens with a Q&A to show where the candidates stood on some of the impending council items the City Council will be voting on.
Council Member Mary Penn will be sworn into office at the regularly scheduled Forney City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.