City, school and county positions up for election this fall Posted in: News This fall, voters can cast their ballots for candidates from the President of the United States to members of their local school board and city council. Due to COVID-19, Texas Governor Greg Abbott released a proclamation in March allowing local May elections to be postponed; as a result, elections for city councils, school boards and other local entities in Bastrop County will take place on November 3 alongside county, state and federal elections. These local elections include the cities of Elgin and Smithville, the school boards of Bastrop, Smithville and McDade ISDs, the Bastrop/Travis Counties Emergency Services District No. 1 and ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!