Dripping Springs May 1 election: What you need to know before you vote

Dripping Springs City Hall is open for both early voting and Election Day voting this spring. (NIcholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Dripping Springs City Hall is open for both early voting and Election Day voting this spring. (NIcholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

Dripping Springs City Hall is open for both early voting and Election Day voting this spring. (NIcholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

Dripping Springs residents will be voting on city council and school board members this spring.

SAMPLE BALLOT

Dripping Springs City Council

Place 1: Taline Manassian*

Place 3: Geoffrey Tahuahua, Charley Busbey


Place 5: Travis Crow*, Sherrie Parks

*incumbent

Three City Council seats hold elections in odd years, including as the upcoming May election for Places 1, 3 and 5. The other two City Council positions as well as the Mayor hold elections in even years. Terms for Mayor Bill Foulds and Council Members Wade King and April Harris Allison expire in 2022.

Dripping Springs ISD

Top three vote-getters win election.

Jeffrey Aylstock

Thaddeus Fortenberrg

Lynn Henson

Mary Jane Hetrick*

Stephanie Holtzendorf

Kay Kizziar

Shannon O’Connor*

Tricia Quintero

Stefani Reinold

*incumbent

Dripping Springs ISD terms are three years in length and all seats are at-large. Three seats will be up for election in 2021, which will be won by the top three vote-getters out of the group of nine candidates.

POLLING LOCATIONS

Two voting centers will be open in Dripping Springs.

Dripping Springs City Hall, 511 Mercer St., Dripping Springs, is open for early voting and Election Day.

Hays County Precinct 4 office, 195 Roger Hanks Parkway, Dripping Springs, is open for Election Day only.

DATES TO KNOW

April 19: First day of early voting

April 20: Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked)

April 27: Last day of early voting

May 1: Election Day

May 1: Last day to receive ballot by mail (unless late-arriving deadline applies)
By Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Central Austin and Southwest Austin editions. He began his career as a sports reporter in Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2018. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Boston University, but prefers tacos al pastor to lobster rolls. You can get in touch at jflagler@communityimpact.com


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