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PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – Votersin in Plano made history last night by electing the city’s first black mayor. Former City Council member Harry LaRosiliere won the election. He claimed victory over Collin County Republican Party Chair Fred Moses, garnering more than 58 percent of the vote.

LaRosiliere told CBS 11 he’s focused on three things: economic development, revitalizing neighborhoods and maintaining high quality of service for residents.

LaRosiliere’s campaign facebook page says his “vision for Plano is to be the premier city to live, work and play.”

“Harry has demonstrated his dedication to the citizens of Plano by his many years of community service.,” according to current mayor of Plano, Phil Dyer. “His invaluable experience as a city council member has prepared him to do an outstanding job as Mayor of the City of Plano.”

Both candidates had reported high early turnout before Saturday’s elections.

To see who won watch CBS 11 News at 10 or watch for updates right here on CBSDFW.COM.

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