UPDATE: Incumbents win Eanes ISD board seats in May 7 election

Early voting totals were posted by the Travis County Clerk around 7 p.m. on May 7. (Grace Dickens/Community Impact Newspaper)
Early voting totals were posted by the Travis County Clerk around 7 p.m. on May 7. (Grace Dickens/Community Impact Newspaper)

Early voting totals were posted by the Travis County Clerk around 7 p.m. on May 7. (Grace Dickens/Community Impact Newspaper)

Incumbent Heather Sheffield won Place 6 on the Eanes ISD board of trustees with 51.67% of the vote, a total of 4,094 votes, according to May 7 final voting totals released by Travis County at 10:55 p.m. Her opponent, Jim Withers, ended the night at 48.33%.

Place 7 incumbent Ellen Balthazar also won her race with 52.65% of the vote, a total of 4,148 votes. Real estate firm founder Jay Lamy was the runner-up with 44.57% of the vote, or 3,511 votes. Substitute teacher and multilingual liaison David Barrutia came in third with 219 votes, a total of 2.78%.


All results are unofficial until canvassed.

All elections for Lake Travis-Westlake are visible in the Community Impact Newspaper's 2022 Voter Guide.
By Grace Dickens

Reporter, Lake Travis/Westlake

Grace is the Lake Travis/Westlake reporter for education and city government. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2021 after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and geography.