May 2021 Election Guide Posted in: News The Elgin Courier sent a six-question survey to each candidate for city councils and school boards in Bastrop County for the May 1, 2021 election. Below are links to the complete survey responses that the candidates returned to us. Find our full election guide under "Special Sections." Elgin City Council Ward 1: Arthur Gibson III, Sarah Gudenkauf Ward 2: Skyler Maldonado, Ashley Smith Ward 3: Matthew Callahan, Alvis Prince Bastrop City Council Place 4: Jimmy Crouch, Cheryl Lee Bastrop ISD Place 2: Joseph B. Thompson, Kellye Seekatz Bastrop ISD bond election Smithville City Council Mayor: Joanna Morgan, Jerry Callaghan Place 2: Betty McBryar, Tom Etheredge Place 3: Charles Diltz, Bill ...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!