DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Carolyn King Arnold was elected to the Dallas City Council for District 4 on Tuesday night.

She defeated Keyaira D. Saunders in a special election runoff to replace Dwaine Caraway who resigned in August after pleading guilty to corruption charges.

Arnold received 1,529 votes (59 percent) to Saunders’ 1,060 votes (41 percent).

Carolyn King Arnold (courtesy: Carolyn King Arnold)