Election results in for Elgin, Bastrop County
The 2022 General Election is in the books, and residents have picked their next Bastrop County judge as well as passed and denied local propositions.
With 100% of precincts reporting as of 10:16 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 8, unofficial results are as follows:
City of Elgin
Prop A: “Shall an initiative petition be approved to eliminate enforcement of low-level marijuana offenses in the City of Elgin?”
► For: 74.01%
♦ Against: 25.99%
► Gregory Klaus (R): 49.76%
♦ Dock Jackson (D): 32.26%
♦ Ronnie McDonald (I): 17.98%
Commissioner – Precinct 2
► Clara Beckett (R): 64.8%
♦ Willy Ray Culberson (D): 35.2%
Commissioner – Precinct 4
► David Glass (R): 54.38%
♦ Cheryl Renee Reese (D): 45.62%
Justice of the Peace – Precinct 1
► Cindy Allen (R): 58.09%
♦ Dayna Beck (D): 41.91%
Prop A: The issuance of $2 million school building bonds for the purchase of the necessary sites for school buildings, and levying and imposition of taxes sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds and the costs of any credit agreements. Required statement for all school district bond propositions pursuant to section 45.003, Texas Education Code: This is a property tax increase.
♦ For: 44.18%
► Against: 55.82%
Prop B: The issuance of $23 million school building bonds for the design, construction, acquisition, rehabilitation, renovation, expansion, improvement and equipment of school buildings in the district and the purchase of new school buses, and levying and imposition of taxes sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds and the costs of any credit agreements. Required statement for all school district bond propositions pursuant to section 45.003, Texas Education Code: This is a property tax increase.
♦ For: 41.89%
► Against: 58.11%
Prop C: Ratifying the ad valorem tax rate of $1.026 per $100 valuation in McDade ISD for the current year, a rate that will result in an increase of 38.22 percent in maintenance and operations tax revenue for the district for the current year as compared to the preceding year, which is an additional $524,832.97.
♦ For: 40.19%
► Against: 59.81%
Austin Community College*
♦ Nathaniel Hellman: 53.65%
♦ Steve Jackobs: 46.35%
♦ For: 60.57%
♦ Against: 39.43%
* This includes Bastrop County's votes only. ACC items are on the ballot in Caldwell, Lee, Travis, Hays and Williamson counties as well.
Results will need to be canvassed by each ballot item's respective jurisdiction before being made official.
For more on this story and other results, read the Nov. 16 edition of the Elgin Courier.