Georgetown May 2 election for mayor, council seats postponed to Nov. 3

Georgetown City Council officially postponed its May 2 election until Nov. 3. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Georgetown City Council officially postponed its May 2 election until Nov. 3. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Georgetown City Council officially postponed its May 2 election until Nov. 3. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Georgetown City Council officially postponed its May 2 election until Nov. 3.

The motion was unanimously approved at the March 24 regular meeting.

Those running for the positions of mayor, District 2 council member and District 6 council member will have their campaign time extended by about seven months.

The Williamson County Elections Department recommended that local May 2 elections within the county be postponed, citing Gov. Greg Abbott’s March 18 proclamation allowing local May elections to take place in November, Community Impact Newspaper previously reported.

If an entity opts not to postpone its election to Nov. 3, it is responsible for administering the election itself, according to Williamson County Elections Administrator Chris Davis.



For Georgetown, costs for this portion of the November election will be the same as if the election was to be held in May, staff documents said. The city will not pay any additional costs for delaying the election due to the state of emergency.

By Sally Grace Holtgrieve
Sally Grace Holtgrieve solidified her passion for news during her time as Editor-in-Chief of Christopher Newport University's student newspaper, The Captain's Log. She started her professional career at The Virginia Gazette and moved to Texas in 2015 to cover government and politics at The Temple Daily Telegram. She started working at Community Impact Newspaper in February 2018 as the Lake Travis-Westlake reporter and moved into the role of Georgetown editor in June 2019.


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