Lakeway calls May 2 election

The election centers on council members Louis Mastrangelo (left), Laurie Higginbotham (second from right) and Steve Smith. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
The election centers on council members Louis Mastrangelo (left), Laurie Higginbotham (second from right) and Steve Smith. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

The election centers on council members Louis Mastrangelo (left), Laurie Higginbotham (second from right) and Steve Smith. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

Lakeway City Council has approved an ordinance calling a general election in the City of Lakeway on May 2.

The election centers on Council Members Laurie Higginbotham, Louis Mastrangelo and Steve Smith, who will have each served one term, and per the city charter, are eligible to run for a second term.


City information states all three have submitted an application for ballot as of Jan. 15 and adds the city is required by law to order the election by ordinance no later than Feb. 14. The deadline to file an application for ballot is Feb. 14 at 5 p.m.

If no other candidates file to run for a spot on the council, officials will likely cancel the election.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.


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