Nov. 4 Joint General and Special Elections

Travis Co. Sample Ballot

(Contested races only. Actual races on your ballot will vary according to the precinct in which you live. Some issues in outlying areas of the county not included.)

President

John McCain/Sarah Palin (R)

Barack Obama/Joe Biden (D)

Bob Barr/Wayne A. Root (L)

U.S. Senator

John Cornyn (R)

Richard J. (Rick) Noriega (D)

Yvonne Adams Schick (L)

U.S. Rep, District 10

Michael T. McCaul (R)

Larry Joe Doherty (D)

Matt Finkel (L)

U.S. Rep, District 21

Lamar Smith (R)

James Arthur Strohm (L)

U.S. Rep, District 25

George L. Morovich (R)

Lloyd Doggett (D)

Jim Stutsman (L)

Railroad Commissioner

Michael L. Williams (R)

Mark Thompson (D)

David Floyd (L)

Supreme Court Chief Justice

Wallace B. Jefferson (R)

Jim Jordan (D)

Tom Oxford (L)

Supreme Court Justice, Place 7

Dale Wainwright (R)

Sam Houston (D)

David G. Smith (L)

Supreme Court Justice, Place 8

Phil Johnson (R)

Linda Reyna Yañez (D)

Drew Shirley (L)

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3

Tom Price (R)

Susan Strawn (D)

Matthew E. Eilers (L)

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4

Paul Womack (R)

J.R. Molina (D)

Dave Howard (L)

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9

Cathy Cochran (R)

William Bryan Strange III (L)

State Rep, District 46

Dawnna Dukes (D)

Allen Hacker (L)

State Rep, District 47

Donna Keel (R)

Valinda Bolton (D)

State Rep, District 48

Pamela Waggoner (R)

Donna Howard (D)

Ben Easton (L)

State Rep, District 50

Jerry J. Mikus Jr. (R)

Mark Strama (D)

Jerry Chandler (L)

State Rep, District 51

Eddie Rodriguez (D)

Arthur DiBianca (L)

Chief Justice, 3rd Court of Appeals

Ken Law (R)

Woodie Jones (D)

District Judge, 427th Judicial District

Melissa Goodwin (R)

Jim Coronado (D)

Travis Co. Sheriff

Raymond Frank (R)

Greg Hamilton (D)

David McDaniel (L)

Travis Co. Tax Assessor-Collector

Don Zimmerman (R)

Nelda Wells Spears (D)

Mike Burris (L)

Travis Co. Commissioner, Precinct 1

Ron Davis (D)

Fancy Fairchild (L)

Travis Co. Commissioner, Precinct 3

Gerald Daugherty (R)

Karen Huber (D)

Wes Benedict (L)

Travis Co. Constable, Precinct 2

Bob Vann (R)

Adan Ballesteros (D)

Arlo J. Pignotti (L)

Travis Co. Constable, Precinct 3

Mike Varela (R)

Richard Theodore McCain (D)

Joe Edgar (L)

Travis Co. Constable, Precinct 5

Bruce Elfant (D)

Michael M. Holt (L)

City of Austin Prop. 1

Shall the City Charter be amended to provide that city council appoint a city auditor for a five-year term, during which term the city auditor may only be removed by a vote of three-fourths of the city council, and at the conclusion of the term, by a majority of the city council?

City of Austin Prop. 2

Shall the City Charter be amended to prohibit the City from entering into future agreements to provide financial incentives in connection with the development or redevelopment of property that includes one or more retail uses, and to stop the City from providing financial incentives under certain existing agreements in connection with the development or redevelopment of property that includes one or more retail uses?

Austin ISD Tax Ratification

Proposition 1: Approve the ad valorem tax rate of $1.2020 per $100 valuation for the current year. A rate that is $0.0390 higher per $100 valuation than the rollback tax rate.

Round Rock ISD Bond Election

PROPOSITION NO. 1: $156,565,000 of school bonds to build and equip schools and their sites, includ­­ing building three new elementary schools and a trans­porta­tion facility, buying buses and technology equipment, and levying the taxes to pay for them.

PROPOSITION NO. 2: $137,375,000 of school bonds to build and equip schools and their sites, including renovations and additions to existing facilities, security improvements, buy- ing buses and technology equipment, and levying the taxes to pay for them.

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