What to know ahead of the June 5 Leander City Council runoff election

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Leander Public Library will be the sole early-voting and election day location for all Leander voters. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Leander Public Library will be the sole early-voting and election day location for all Leander voters. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

On June 5, Leander voters will decide on two Leander City Council races. No candidates for places 2 or 4 received a majority vote May 1, which requires a runoff election to pick a winner.

All registered Leander voters can vote in the runoff election regardless if they voted in the general election, according to the city.

Here are three things to know ahead of the June 5 election.

1. Who is on the ballot

  • Place 2: Mike Sanders, Esmeralda Traube

  • Place 4: Nacole Thompson, Donnie Mahan

Read Q&A's with Place 2 candidates here and Place 4 candidates here. Find campaign finance information here.

2. When to vote

Early voting runs May 24-29 and June 1, and election day is June 5. Voting times vary by date.

  • May 24-25: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • May 26-28: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • May 29: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • May 30-31: no voting

  • June 1: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • June 5: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

3. Where to vote

The Leander Public Library annex is the only voting location for early voting and election day, according to the city. All Leander voters in Travis and Williamson counties will vote there regardless of county residence. The library is at 1011 S. Bagdad Road, Leander.

By Taylor Girtman
Taylor Girtman became the reporter for the Cedar Park-Leander edition in Feb. 2020.


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