Josh Schroeder elected as new mayor of Georgetown

Josh Schroeder won the race for Georgetown mayor by XX%. (Courtesy Josh Schroeder)
Josh Schroeder won the race for Georgetown mayor by XX%. (Courtesy Josh Schroeder)

Josh Schroeder won the race for Georgetown mayor by XX%. (Courtesy Josh Schroeder)

Josh Schroeder is the new mayor of Georgetown with 100% of Williamson County polling locations reporting.

He won by 64.54%. Opponent Jonathan Dade had 25.90% of votes and Larry Brundidge had 9.56%.

Schroeder is an attorney and has served on numerous Georgetown boards and committees in the past.

"Georgetown is in the adolescent stage of its growth," he told Community Impact Newspaper previously. "Over the next five to 10 years, we have to emphasize public safety, transportation and transparency. We also have to actively seek the public's input so we can keep Georgetown the same wonderful small-town community we've all chosen as our hometown."

Transportation and transparency are the most pressing issues for the city, Schroeder said.


"Every second you sit in traffic on Williams Drive chips away at that small-town feel," he said. "We have to address this problem immediately. We must restore trust between the community and its elected officials and staff by being completely transparent."

Schroeder will replace Dale Ross, who served as mayor for six years and a council member for nine years prior to that. Schroeder will serve until May 2023. The Georgetown mayor is elected at large, while the council members are elected from single-member districts.

Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results to see results from all local elections in your community.

Results are updated as of 11:45 p.m. and are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk. Under Texas election law, the clerk accepts and counts mail-in ballots postmarked by Election Day and received by Nov. 4, if they were sent from inside the U.S., or Nov. 9 if they were sent from outside the U.S.
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, and in addition, editor of Leander-Cedar Park in August 2020.


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