Here Are The Results From Saturday's Local Elections
Voters cast ballots in local elections in some jurisdictions on Saturday. Here are some of the highlights from around the Austin area.
Voters in this Austin suburb narrowly approved a $23 million bond proposition to pay for a new police facility and also voted by a wide margin to increase the sales tax here by a quarter of a percent, to fund road improvements.
Full Travis County election results are here.
Incumbent Mayor Dale Ross easily won re-election over challenger Sherwin Kahn, winning 72% to 28%. In the Georgetown City Council District 6 race, incumbent Rachel Jonrowe also won re-election handily, 76% to 24% over challenger Lawrence Romero.
And in the Georgetown City Council District 2, which was an open seat, Valerie Nicholson won 54% to 46% over David Sray.
In the race for Round Rock mayor, Craig Morgan won with 52% of the vote over two other candidates.
In the race for Place 1 on the City Council there, Tammy Young won with just over 50%. In the Place 4 race, Will Peckham was the winner with 51% of the vote.
In what might have been the most closely-watched contest of the night, Round Rock ISD voters rejected three bond propositions totaling $572 million. Former Austin City Councilmember Don Zimmerman had led the opposition to this bond package. RRISD voters in Travis County overwhelmingly rejected the bonds, while those in Williamson County were more evenly split.
Full results of Williamson County elections are here.
In the race for Bastrop mayor, Connie Schroeder came out on top, beating longtime city council member Willie DeLaRosa 59% to 41%.
Full Bastrop County results are here.
Voters here approved a $250 million bond package, the largest in the district's history, which will pay to build three new schools and other improvements.
Full Hays County results are here.
Voters in San Marcos approved a $32 million bond package for public safety and library improvements by a 2-to-1 margin.
Meantime, San Marcos ISD voters approved a $107 million bond for a new elementary school and renovations to existing schools .