LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – A new face will be among the Lufkin City Council Tuesday evening.
Over the weekend, Victor Travis unseated long-time Ward 1 Councilman R.L. Kuykendall.
Travis says his physical presence around town put him over, in the race.
"I believe it was being in the community. I was out in the community all the time, talking to the people, trying to help the people that needed help, being seen in the community. I think that was one of the main things," said Victor Travis.
Travis says he's brushing up on his duties as a city councilman. He is hosting a reception prior to his swearing-in, Tuesday at 4 PM.