UPDATE: Buda City Council at-large seat headed for runoff election

LaVonia Horne-Williams, Emily Jones and Virginia Jurika are running for Buda City Council at-large Position 3 while Paul Daugereau runs unopposed for District A. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
LaVonia Horne-Williams, Emily Jones and Virginia Jurika are running for Buda City Council at-large Position 3 while Paul Daugereau runs unopposed for District A. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)

LaVonia Horne-Williams, Emily Jones and Virginia Jurika are running for Buda City Council at-large Position 3 while Paul Daugereau runs unopposed for District A. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)

UPDATE: 5:00 p.m. Nov. 15

The city of Buda announced there will be a runoff election Dec. 7 for the At-Large Position 3 seat between LaVonia Horne-Williams and Emily Jones.

Neither candidate managed to attain 51% of the votes, though Horne-Williams came close with 48.92% of the votes. Jones followed behind at 33.82% of the votes.

Early voting for the runoff election will be held Nov. 22-24 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 27-28 from 12-4 p.m., Nov. 29-Dec. 1 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Dec. 2-3 and 7 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Polls will be closed Nov. 25-26 for Thanksgiving.


Registered voters can cast their vote at Buda City Hall, Kyle City Hall and Hays County Precinct 2.






UPDATE: 10:55 p.m.

LaVonia Horne-Williams continues to push her lead at 49.11% of 1,289 votes. Emily Jones is currently at 33.90% and Virginia Jurika is at 16.99%.

One candidate must surpass 50% of all votes to avoid a run-off election in December.

UPDATE 10:22 p.m.

LaVonia Horne-Williams continues to lead at 48.73% of 706 votes in favor while Emily Jones inches closer at 32.29% of 706 votes in favor. Virginia Jurika remains in third with 18.98% of 706 votes.

Paul Daugereau is the incumbent and running unopposed for the District A seat.

Original post

As polls close Nov. 2, early voting totals show LaVonia Horne-Williams ahead of Emily Jones and Virginia Jurika for Buda City Council’s at-large Position 3.

Horne-Williams has garnered 49.12% of the vote while Jones follows at 31.1% and Jurika trails at 19.78%.

Paul Daugereau is the incumbent and running unopposed for the District A seat.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Visit our online Voter Guide for all local election results in your community. Community Impact Newspaper will continue to update this story as the votes come in.
By Zara Flores
Zara joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in August 2021. Prior to CI, she interned at Picket Fence Media in Southern California and graduated from Cal State Fullerton where she was assistant news editor for the Daily Titan and copy editor for Tusk Magazine. Zara covers education, business, government and more for Buda, Kyle and San Marcos.


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