Unofficial final results show Bowers, Spradley to take seats on New Braunfels City Council

The early voting period in Comal County concluded on April 27. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
The early voting period in Comal County concluded on April 27. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)

The early voting period in Comal County concluded on April 27. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)

Update: 9:35 p.m.

Unofficial results for the New Braunfels City Council election shows Harry Bowers and Lawrence Spradley winning their races for Districts 3 and 4, respectively.

Bowers received 1,027 of 1,219 total votes cast for the district, while challenger Kevin Robles received 192.

For District 4, Spradely received 522 votes over Joy Harvey's 475.

All 18 proposed City Charter amendments were approved by voters.


Once results are canvassed, council members will take their seats during the May 24 council meeting.

Original story

The first return of early voting totals for New Braunfels City Council show Harry Bowers has taken the lead in District 3 with 721 early votes over Kevin Robles who has 109, accounting for 86.8% and 13.13% of early votes, respectively.

Lawrence Spradley is in the lead for District 4 with 334 votes while Joy Harvey has 311, which make up 51.78% and 48.22% of early votes, respectively.

Current early vote totals show all 18 city charter amendments with a majority of “yes” votes. Amendment A is currently the tightest race with 1,181 votes in favor and 943 votes against.

During the April 19-27 early voting period, 1,038 in-person ballots and 231 mail-in ballots were cast for the city of New Braunfels election. According to the city, 2.60% eligible voters in the city cast an early ballot.

Totals from ballots cast May 1 have yet to be released. Polls closed at 7 p.m., though voters who were in line at 7 p.m. were still able to cast ballots. Community Impact Newspaper will update this article as more election day vote totals are released.

Results are not final until canvassed. The city will canvass for the election during the regular city council meeting on May 10.

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

Reporter, New Braunfels

Lauren joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in October 2019 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Lauren covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels. Prior to CI, Lauren was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China.



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