5 to vie for Dripping Springs ISD trustee seats

A photo of a sign that reads "Dripping Springs Independent School District Administrative Offices."
Election day for Hays County and Dripping Springs ISD races is May. 2. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)

Election day for Hays County and Dripping Springs ISD races is May. 2. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)

Five candidates will compete for the votes of Dripping Springs ISD constituents as they vie for two open board of trustees positions in the district's May 2 election. Incumbents Barbara Stroud and Ron Jones are running after completing their current three-year terms. Lori Broughton, Stephanie Holtzendorf and Jon Thompson are also running.

Members of the DSISD board of trustees do not represent places as members of the Dripping Springs City Council do, meaning that candidates do not run for specific seats. Instead, the two candidates who receive the most votes will step into the open positions.


Early voting for the 2020 Hays County election takes place April 20-28 ahead of election day, May 2. Times vary for early voting, but polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on election day.

According to the district, two other candidates have withdrawn from consideration since the Feb. 14 filing deadline: Dan O'Brien and DJ Withee.
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By Olivia Aldridge

Olivia is the reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition. She graduated from Presbyterian College with a bachelor's degree in English and creative writing in 2017. Olivia was a reporter and producer at South Carolina Public Radio in Columbia, South Carolina before joining Community Impact in Austin.


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