Filing periods for city of Dripping Springs and Dripping Springs ISD elections open Jan. 15

A photo of Dripping Springs City Hall
The city of Dripping Springs, along with the Dripping Springs ISD board of trustees, will hold elections in May. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

The city of Dripping Springs, along with the Dripping Springs ISD board of trustees, will hold elections in May. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

The candidate filing periods for Dripping Springs City Council and Dripping Springs ISD board of trustees elections will open Jan. 15, per press announcements from the city and school district. Both entities have several positions up for vote in the May election this year.

The city will hold elections for two council seats—Place 2 and Place 4—and the city’s mayoral seat. The seats for places 2 and 4 are currently held by Wade King and John Kroll, respectively. The incumbent mayor is Todd Purcell.


On the DSISD board of trustees, elections for two seats will be held—positions currently occupied by Ron Jones and Barbara Stroud. According to the district’s release, Superintendent Todd Washburn will oversee a Candidates Academy on Feb. 5 to give information about the role of trustee for interested parties.

Candidates must submit their completed applications for positions with the city or the school board by Feb. 14.
By Olivia Aldridge

Reporter, Central Austin

Olivia joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in March 2019. She covers public health, business, development and Travis County government. A graduate of Presbyterian College in South Carolina, Olivia worked as a reporter and producer for South Carolina Public Radio before moving to Texas. Her work has appeared on NPR and in the New York Times.



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