District 2 Incumbent Jayme Mathias re-elected to Austin ISD board of trustees

Austin ISD board of trustees election results will be announced tonight, Nov. 8.

Austin ISD board of trustees election results will be announced tonight, Nov. 8.

Final update 7:40 a.m.

With all ballots reported, District 2 incumbent Jayme Mathias was re-elected to the Austin ISD board of trustees with 9,682 votes, or 68.02 percent of the votes. His challenger Adolphus "Andy" Anderson received 4,552 votes, or 31.98 percent of the votes.

On his Twitter, supporters congratulated Mathias for his win.

 



District 2 AISD board incumbent Jayme Mathias responds to early voting results

Updated at 8:27 p.m.

In response to early voting results indicating a strong lead in his favor, District 2 incumbent Jayme Mathias had this to say:

Jayme Mathias Early voting results indicate a strong lead for District 2 incumbent Jayme Mathias in the Austin ISD board of trustees race.[/caption]

"I feel extremely grateful for all of the support, for all of the 7,000 voters who showed up at the polls in early voting, to be able to show that they desire for us to continue reclaiming the promise of public education in Austin," he said. "We've done so much these last four years, so to be able to continue that momentum is a great honor for me. I'm happy to be here, happy to see the results coming in so far and look forward to celebrating all that we have done and all that we plan to continue doing for the sake of our students and our schools."

Early voting results indicate a strong lead for Jayme Mathias in Austin ISD's District 2 trustee race

Updated at 7:17 p.m. In the race to become Austin ISD's next District 2 trustee, early voting results indicate Incumbent Jayme Mathias is in the lead with 69.18 percent of the vote, or 7,310 votes. His opponent Adolphus "Andy" Anderson received 30.82 percent of the votes, or 3,256 votes.
Austin ISD board trustee Jayme Mathias issues last-minute voting reminder Updated at 6:24 p.m. Incumbent Jayme Mathias urged his constituents tonight to brave the rain and vote, if they have yet to do so. Polls close at 7 p.m., at which time early voting results will be announced.

Mathias to attend Election Night Watch Party at Serranos Restaurant Posted at 3:11 p.m. Austin ISD board of trustees District 2 incumbent Jayme Mathias will be joining at-large Place 8 candidate David Ryan Quintanilla at an election night watch party this evening at Serranos Restaurant, owned by Quintanilla. Mathias will also be joined by his husband, Luyao “Anthony” Tang; his campaign manager Vincent Tovar and his supporters from Education Austin.

By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.