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First Election Results

Photo by KUT News

UPDATE 8:00 p.m.:  Initial statewide results show voters approving eight of the state's 10 constitutional amendments. Proposition 4 is failing 57-to-43 percent. Proposition 8, the water stewardship tax, is losing by a 51-to-49 percent margin. Proposition 7, which would create a park district in El Paso County, is passing by a narrow 51-to-49 percent.

EARLIER:  Polls are closed for the 2011 constitutional and general election in Texas. Travis County has already released the first set of results. These are based on early voting held Oct. 27 - Nov. 4.

Nine of the 10 constitutional amendments are passing in Travis County so far. The only one failing is Proposition 4, which would permit counties to to issue bonds to redevelop land that's deemed unproductive, underdeveloped or blighted.

Travis County Prop. 1: The issuance of $132,840,000 of road bonds.

  • Yes-57.49%
  • No-42.51%

Travis County Prop 2:  The issuance of $82,105,000 of bonds for the purposes of constructing and improving county parks.

  • Yes-55.80%
  • No-44.20%

Lake Travis ISD $158.4 million bond proposal

  • Yes-63.72%
  • No-36.28%

All 11 of Pflugerville's propositions are passing in the early numbers.

Ian Crawford joined KUT as News Editor in 2008, after spending over four years as a reporter/anchor at KLBJ Radio in Austin. He began his broadcasting career while still in high school in Southern Oregon. During high school and college at the University of Oregon, he worked at times as a reporter, news anchor, sports play-by-play reporter, music host and commercial producer before moving to Texas in 2003.