UPDATE: Unofficial results name McFarland, Webb as Georgetown ISD board of trustees

The Georgetown ISD board of trustees meets once a month at the Hammerlun Center for Leadership and Learning.

The Georgetown ISD board of trustees meets once a month at the Hammerlun Center for Leadership and Learning.

Updated 9 p.m. May 7: Unofficial results name Elizabeth McFarland and incumbent Andy Webb as Georgetown ISD board of trustees, according to the Williamson County Elections Department.

With 2,651 votes and 72% of the vote, McFarland beat opponent Brian Ortego for Place 2 on the GISD board. Ortego took 28% of the vote. She will replace Scott Alarcon who decided not to run after serving nine years.

Webb narrowly beat out opponent Jennifer Wood with 52% of the vote to keep his Place 3 seat on the board. He had 1,883 votes. Wood took 48% of the vote.

"I am thrilled to be re-elected to the board and my plan is to try to continue the work we've been doing," Webb said.

Webb added that he is excited for McFarland to join the board.

"She will be a great, great addition to our board in addition to the already great work she's done for the district," he said.

Scott Stribling, current board president, received 100% of the vote running unopposed for Place 1.

Trustees are part of a seven-member board and are responsible for governing the district through adopting policies and regulations. They serve three-year terms.

Posted 7:20 p.m. May 7: Early election results show Elizabeth McFarland and incumbent Andy Webb in the lead for Place 2 and Place 3 Georgetown ISD board of trustee seats, respectively, according to the Williamson County Elections Department.

As of 7 p.m., results showed McFarland with 75% of the vote against opponent Brian Ortego, with 2,654 total votes.

Incumbent Webb—who is running for his third term—was ahead with 53% of the votes against opponent Jennifer Wood with 2,623 total votes, results show.

Scott Stribling, current board president, has received 100% of the vote running unopposed for Place 1.

Trustees are part of a seven-member board and are responsible for governing the district through adopting policies and regulations. They serve three-year terms.
By Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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