Election Lowdown

Results from a variety of elections

It wasn't the sexiest of elections, so turnout was low (6.37% in Travis County, 7.07% statewide, a rare instance of the state exceeding Travis). A variety of elections were held in the small communities in Travis County, in addition to the statewide constitutional amendment referendum and the Austin ISD Place 2 race. Below are some of the higher-profile results.


State Constitutional Amendment, Prop. 1

For 810,843 / 87.70%

Against 113,734 / 12.30%


Austin ISD, Place 2, Unexpired Term

Sam Guzman 573 / 67.89%

Gary Johnson 133 / 15.76%

Gerald Guerra 72 / 8.53%

Fred L. McGhee 66 / 7.82%


Manor Mayor

Joe Sanchez 134 / 47.69%

Jerome Keith Williams 93 / 33.10%

John P. Burrell 54 / 19.22%


West Lake Hills City Council

Place 1

Jane Noble 680 / 50.07%

Robin Vaughan 678 / 49.93%


Place 3

Amy Simmons 703 / 51.73%

Jim Pledger 656 / 48.27%


Place 5

Earl Broussard 694 / 51.22%

Mike Beuerlein 661 / 48.78%


Pflugerville Mayor

Jeff Coleman 1,169 / 63.46%

Rod Reyna 655 / 35.56%

Heath Doyle 18 / 0.98%

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