Voters return familiar faces to Lakeway City Council

Lakeway voters went to the polls May 1 to reelect incumbents to the city council. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lakeway voters went to the polls May 1 to reelect incumbents to the city council. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)

Lakeway voters went to the polls May 1 to reelect incumbents to the city council. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)

Updated 11:15 p.m.

Incumbents Sanjeev Kumar and Gretchen Vance return to the Lakeway City Council along with Keith Trecker, who is a former council member now making a return to the dais

Kumar won 2,458 votes, or 27.6%; Vance won 2,294 votes, or 25.8%; and Trecker won 1,942 votes, or 21.8%. Challenger Kelly Brynteson won 1,475 votes, or 16.6% and Steven Clark won 737 votes, or 8.3%.

Lakeway's proposition election to reauthorize a local sales and use tax for street and maintenance repair was approved by voters with 2,795 votes in favor and 947 votes against.

Results are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk.

ORIGINAL POST:

Two incumbents are up for reelection against a slate of challengers for three open seats on the Lakeway City Council.

With early voting to totals released at 7p.m. May 1, incumbent Sanjeev Kumar has 1,876 votes, or about 28%; incumbent Gretchen Vance has 1,716 votes, or 25.6%; Keith Trecker has 1,526 votes, or about 22.3%; Kelly Brynteson has 1,021 votes, or 15.2% of the total; and Steven Clark has 577 votes, or 8.6%.

To learn more about the candidates platforms, read the Q&A Community Impact Newspaper conducted with those running for office.

Lakeway's proposition election to reauthorize a local sales and use tax for street and maintenance repair has 2,102 votes in favor and 674 votes against from early voting.

Results are updated as of 7:10 p.m. and are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk.

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


By Greg Perliski
Greg edits Community Impact Newspaper's Lakeway/Lake Travis and Northwest Austin editions. During the course of his diverse career, he has written for newspapers, online publications and corporate communications teams. He earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin. You can reach him at gperliski@communityimpact.com


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