GUIDE: Everything you must know before voting in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

Here are Hays CISD's 2017 election results, as they come in.

Here are Hays CISD's 2017 election results, as they come in.

On Saturday, voters from Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto will cast the final ballots to determine who will fill important spaces on city councils and school boards and what propositions will be approved. Here is a brief guide of how to be the most informed voter on election day.


Click here for a sample ballot in Williamson County and here for a sample ballot in Travis County.







Polling locations, important times


Voting goes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in both counties.

All Travis County polling locations are open to any voters registered within it.


Williamson County locations are also open to any Williamson County registered voters.






Necessary voter identification


Voters who cannot obtain a form of approved photo ID now have additional options when voting in person. If a voter is not able to obtain one of the seven forms of approved photo ID listed below, he or she can vote by signing a declaration at the polls explaining why he or she is unable to obtain one of the seven forms of approved photo ID and providing one of various forms of supporting documentation.

If a voter is not able to obtain one of the seven forms of approved photo ID listed below, he or she can vote by signing a declaration at the polls explaining why he or she is unable to obtain one of the seven forms of approved photo ID and providing one of various forms of supporting documentation.

The seven forms of approved photo ID are:

  • Texas driver's license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety

  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS

  • Texas personal identification card issued by DPS

  • Texas license to carry a handgun issued by DPS

  • United States military identification card containing the person's photograph

  • United States citizenship certificate containing the person's photograph

  • United States passport


If you don't have one of the seven forms of approved photo ID, you can use:

  • a birth certificate (must be an original)

  • a valid voter registration certificate

  • a copy or original of one of the following: current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter


Learn more at www.votetexas.gov 




Candidates up for election


Places are up for re-election in Round Rock, Pflugerville ISD, Hutto and Hutto ISD. Click on each candidate's name to learn more about him or her.


Incumbent candidates have * next to their names.



Round Rock


Mayor

City Council, Place 1

City Council, Place 4


Pflugerville ISD


Trustee, Place 2




Trustee, Place 6


Trustee, Place 7


  • Rob Reyes*


Hutto ISD


Candidates are listed as they appear on the ballot. The two candidates with the highest number of votes are elected to the board positions.


Trustee




Hutto


City Council, Place 1




City Council, Place 4






Propositions on the ballot


In addition to the 20-plus candidates on the ballot, cities and school districts will vote on a number of controversial propositions, the most contentious of which seems to be the Round Rock ISD bond. Separated into three individual propositions, the bond, if passed entirely, would cost more than $500 million.

For a full listing of other propositions on the ballot to change the charters of Round Rock and Hutto, look for the comprehensive list here.

Round Rock ISD



  • Proposition 1
    “The issuance of $381,665,000 of school building bonds for acquiring, constructing, renovating, improving and equipping school buildings and the purchase of necessary sites therefor, including a high school and an elementary school, acquiring technology replacements, upgrades and improvements, and acquiring school buses; and the levying of a tax sufficient, without limit as to rate or amount, to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds and to pay the costs of any credit agreements executed or authorized in anticipation of, in relation to or in connection with the bonds.”

  • Proposition 2
    “The issuance of $133,600,000 of school building bonds for acquiring, constructing, renovating, improving and equipping school buildings and the purchase of necessary sites therefor, including a career technology high school, and acquiring technology and technology related equipment; and the levying of a tax sufficient, without limit as to rate or amount, to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds and to pay the costs of any credit agreements executed or authorized in anticipation of, in relation to or in connection with the bonds.”

  • Proposition 3
    “The issuance of $56,830,000 of school building bonds for acquiring, constructing, renovating, improving and equipping school buildings and the purchase of necessary sites therefor, including athletic facilities and fine art facilities, and the purchase of land for district facilities; and the levying of a tax sufficient, without limit as to rate or amount, to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds and to pay the costs of any credit agreements executed or authorized in anticipation of, in relation to or in connection with the bonds.”






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