Updated 11:31 p.m. Nov. 7

Voters in Lake Travis ISD approved a $143 million bond proposition to fund athletic facilities at High School No. 2 and upgrade facilities at current campuses.

Almost 58.5% of voters were in favor of the bond with 7,344 votes while 5,215 voted against, according to unofficial results with all precincts reporting.

What they're saying

"It's a great win for our community as a whole, but especially for the students that will be attending High School [No.] 2," LTISD Superintendent Paul Norton said in an interview with Community Impact. "We appreciate their willingness to look at the data, the information, and vote what they thought was best for the school district."

The district will immediately start moving forward with design work for High School No. 2 facilities and renovations and expansions for facilities at Lake Travis High School and middle school campuses, Norton said.

What else?

About 16% of registered voters in Travis County participated in the Nov. 7 election with 144,753 ballots cast, according to county data.

Posted 7:20 p.m. Nov. 7

Early voting results from Travis County show voters favoring Lake Travis ISD’s $143 million bond election.

What you need to know

Lake Travis ISD voters will decide on Proposition A—a $143 million bond that would fund athletic facilities for the district’s second high school opening in 2027, and upgrades and expansions to athletic facilities at current middle and high school campuses.

Unofficial early voting results show that 5,033 voters, or 62.5%, cast their ballot for the bond while 3,019 voted against.

On the ballot

About $102 million of the bond would go toward building stadiums and other facilities for football, soccer, baseball, track and field, and lacrosse teams at High School No. 2. The school is scheduled to open for the 2027-28 school year with ninth and tenth grades and will ultimately serve around 2,000 students, LTISD Superintendent Paul Norton said.

The 2023 athletics bond includes:
  • $102.7 million for High School No. 2
  • $35.6 million for Lake Travis High School
  • $2.3 million for Hudson Bend Middle School
  • $1.2 million for Lake Travis Middle School
  • $1.2 million for Bee Cave Middle School
Also of note
Over 70,000 ballots were cast in Travis County during the 12-day early voting period, representing almost 8% of registered voters in the county. This year’s early voting turnout was lower than the last off-year election in November 2021 but higher than off-year elections in years before.

Voting totals from Election Day Nov. 7 have not been released yet as polls were open until 7 p.m., or until those in line cast their vote.
Stay tuned

This article will be updated as election day vote totals are released. All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Visit Community Impact’s voter guide to find results for all local races.