New Braunfels ISD to hold joint election with Comal, Guadalupe counties

The NBISD board of trustees will host an election on Nov. 3. (Courtesy New Braunfels ISD)
The NBISD board of trustees will host an election on Nov. 3. (Courtesy New Braunfels ISD)

The NBISD board of trustees will host an election on Nov. 3. (Courtesy New Braunfels ISD)

At a Sept. 14 school board meeting, New Braunfels ISD board members approved a joint election agreement and election service contract with Guadalupe County for the Nov. 3 election.



The board originally called the election during the Aug. 17 board meeting in partnership with the city of New Braunfels and Comal County.



Joint election agreements allow the district to utilize the same voting locations and election resources as other public entities, according to information from the district.



The November races will elect trustees for single-member districts 2 and 4, with Michael Calta and Nancy York running for District 2 and Matthew Sargent and John E. Tucker running for District 4.



Typically, the district would canvas election results at the next regularly scheduled board meeting after the election, which is Nov. 9, but due to overlapping deadlines with Comal and Guadalupe counties, the district will wait until after Nov. 13.



The board will hold a special meeting on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. to canvas results and still beat the Nov. 17 deadline.

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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