Two Comal ISD bond propositions on track to be voted down as counties near end of reporting

A line extended out the door of the polling location at the Knights of Columbus Hall Tuesday, Nov. 2. (Eric Weilbacher/Community Impact Newspaper)
A line extended out the door of the polling location at the Knights of Columbus Hall Tuesday, Nov. 2. (Eric Weilbacher/Community Impact Newspaper)

A line extended out the door of the polling location at the Knights of Columbus Hall Tuesday, Nov. 2. (Eric Weilbacher/Community Impact Newspaper)

UPDATE: Nov. 3, 11:30 a.m. CST

Will all precincts in Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe and Hays Counties reporting, voters approved Comal ISD Bond Propositions A, B and E while Propositions C and D failed to receive voter approval.

Out of nearly 17,000 votes cast for each proposition, 51.01% of votes were in favor of Proposition A, 55.19% were in favor of Proposition B and 56.29% of votes were in favor of Proposition E.

The approved propositions will provide a combined total of $472.2 million in projects to address growth, aging facilities, technology and staffing and compensation changes.

Proposition C would have provided $61.49 million in funding for renovations to recreational facilities throughout the district but 55.77% of 16,876 votes were against the measure.


Proposition D would have provided $20.4 million in funding for the construction and renovation of stadium facilities but 60.54% of 16,872 votes were against the measure.

UPDATE: 11 p.m. CST

Voter approval for Comal ISD Bond Propositions A, B and E remains strong while more ballots against Propositions C and D have been cast with all precincts in Guadalupe County reporting, 45 of 84 precincts in Comal County reporting and 266 of 277 precincts in Bexar County reporting.

Comal ISD Bond Proposition A currently has 51.01% of 17,003 votes in favor, Proposition B has 55.19% of 16,978 votes in favor and Proposition E has 56.28% of 16,925 votes in favor.

Proposition C has received 16,874 votes, 55.77% of which are in opposition. Proposition D has received 16,870 votes with 60.55% in opposition.

Current vote totals include polling locations in Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe and Hays counties.

UPDATE: 9:50 p.m. CST

Comal ISD Bond Proposition A currently has 54.52% of 12,978 votes in favor, Proposition B has 57.86% of 12,968 votes in favor and Proposition E has 59.48% of 12,926 votes in favor.

Proposition C has received 12,889 votes, 53.12% of which are in opposition and Proposition D has received 12,874 votes with 57.89% in opposition.

Current vote totals include polling locations in Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe and Hays counties.

UPDATE: 9:20 p.m. CST

With first results from Election Day voters now counted, voter approval for Comal ISD bond Propositions A, B and E remains strong while more ballots against Propositions C and D have been cast.

Proposition A has 53.60% of 9,175 votes in favor, Proposition B has 56.57% of 9,167 votes in favor, Proposition C has 53.60% of 9,180 votes in opposition, Proposition D has 58.01% of 9,109 votes in opposition and Proposition E has 58.09% of 9,139 votes in favor.

Current vote totals include polling locations in Comal, Guadalupe and Hays counties.

Original post

The first return of early voting totals from Comal and Guadalupe counties show residents in favor of all five Comal ISD bond propositions.

Based on early votes cast in Comal County for Proposition A, which would approve the ad valorem tax rate of $1.2920 for the current year to generate revenue designated for hiring and employee compensation, 55.21% voted in favor.

In the county, a total of 7,112 early ballots were cast for Proposition B, which would provide $411.29 million in funding for the construction and renovation of school facilities, and 57.19% of votes were for the proposition.

Proposition C, which would provide $61.49 million in funding for the renovation of recreational facilities, received 7,065 early votes in Comal County with 46.92% in favor.

7,067 votes were cast for proposition D, which would provide $20.4 million for the construction and renovation of stadiums, and 42.59% of votes were in favor of the proposition.

Proposition E, which would provide $34.54 million for technology acquisition, received 59.16% of 7,074votes in favor of the measure.

In Guadalupe County, 60.59% of 269 early votes cast for Proposition A were in favor of the proposition, 65.54% of 267 early votes cast for Proposition B were in favor, 53.85% of 260 votes cast for Proposition C were in favor, 51.15% of 260 votes cast for Proposition D were in favor and 69.81% of 265 votes cast for Proposition E were in favor.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Visit our online Voter Guide for all local election results 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 was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China. At CI, Lauren covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels.



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