Here are the local elections that are taking place this March, May and November in Northwest Austin

A sign guides voters in during the Nov. 6, 2019, election at Ben Hur Shrine Temple in North Central Austin. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
A sign guides voters in during the Nov. 6, 2019, election at Ben Hur Shrine Temple in North Central Austin. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

A sign guides voters in during the Nov. 6, 2019, election at Ben Hur Shrine Temple in North Central Austin. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Although the presidential and U.S. Senate elections may take a lot of the focus nationwide in 2020, local leadership will take center stage this year with a host of elections in March, May and November.

First up is the primary election March 3, with early voting beginning Feb. 18 and running until Feb. 28. You can find all the state and local candidates on the primary election ballot here for Northwest Austin and Travis and Williamson counties.

Austin City Council comprises the mayor and 10 council members. Members are elected by district to serve staggered, four-year terms. All four council districts covering the Northwest Austin area are up for election as well as the District 2 seat covering the southeast area, currently held by Delia Garza.

General election: Nov. 3

Filing period: July 18-Aug. 17


District 4: currently held by Greg Casar

District 6: currently held by Jimmy Flannigan

District 7: currently held by Leslie Pool

District 10: currently held by Alison Alter

The Austin Community College board of trustees comprises nine members, each of whom serves a six-year term. Each trustee is elected by voters throughout the community college’s taxing district, which includes the city of Austin as well as the Austin, Del Valle, Elgin, Hays Leander, Manor, and Round Rock school districts.

General election: Nov. 3

Filing period: July 18-Aug. 17


Place 1: currently held by Mark Williams

Place 2: currently held by Gigi Edwards-Bryant

Place 6: currently held by Nora de Hoyos Comstock

The Austin ISD board of trustees comprises seven members representing different areas of the district and two at-large members, all serving four-year terms. The at-large members are elected by voters from the entire area, and the other members are elected by voters within their trustee area boundaries. Two other seats, districts 2 and 5, are also up for election but do not represent Northwest Austin.

General election: Nov. 3

Filing period: July 18-Aug. 17


District 3: currently held by Ann Teich

At-large Position 8: currently held by Cindy Anderson

The Pflugerville ISD board of trustees comprises seven members. Trustees are elected at large to serve staggered terms.

General election: May 2

Place 6: currently held by Larry Bradley

Place 7: currently held by Rob Reyes

The Round Rock ISD board of trustees also comprises seven members. Trustees are elected at large to serve staggered, four-year terms.

General election: Nov. 3

Place 1: currently held by Nikki Gonzales

Place 2: currently held by Charles “Chad” Chadwell

Place 7: currently held by Mason Moses

The Travis County Commissioners Court comprises four commissioners with a county judge presiding over the court. Commissioners are elected by voters of their precinct; the judge is elected by voters of the county. Each serves a four-year term. Both seats open represent parts of North and Northwest Austin.

Primary election: March 3

General election: Nov. 3


Precinct 1: currently held by Jeff Travillion

Precinct 3: currently held by Gerald Daugherty

Other Travis County elected officials

Primary election: March 3

General election: Nov. 3


District attorney: currently held by Margaret Moore

County attorney: currently held by David Escamilla

Sheriff: currently held by Sally Hernandez

Tax assessor-collector: currently held by Bruce Elfant

Constable, Precinct 2: currently held by Adan Ballesteros

The Williamson County Commissioners Court comprises four commissioners, with a county judge presiding over the court. Commissioners are elected by voters of their precinct; the judge is elected by voters of the county. Each serves a four-year term. Precinct 1 includes parts of Northwest Austin. Precinct 3 is also up for election but does not represent the area.

General election: Nov. 3

Precinct 1: currently held by Terry Cook

Other Williamson County elected officials

Primary election*: March 3

General election: Nov. 3


County attorney: currently held by Doyle “Dee” Hobbs Jr.

Sheriff: currently held by Robert Chody

Constable, Precinct 1: currently held by Vinnie Cherrone

Constable, Precinct 2*: currently held by Rick Coffman

This list is not comprehensive. If a race in North or Northwest Austin is not listed, please email nwafeedback@communityimpact.com.
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