UPDATE: All four Sugar Land bond propositions pass

Updated: 10:14 a.m., Nov. 6

Unofficial results with all precincts reporting show all four bond propositions the city of Sugar Land placed on the Nov. 5 ballot have passed.

With 6,995 votes, Proposition A, relating to drainage projects, passed with 71.28% of the votes.

Proposition B for public safety and facilities passed with 6,260 votes, or 64.15% approval.

Further, 69.72% of voters approved Proposition C, relating to streets projects.


The animal shelter, Proposition D, received the lowest voter approval with 5,893 votes, or 60.07% of voters in favor of constructing the new building.

Results are unofficial until canvassed.

Posted: 7:48 p.m., Nov. 5

According to unofficial early voting results, all four bond propositions on the Nov. 5 Election Day ballot for the city of Sugar Land have voter support.

"We thank the city of Sugar Land, our residents, to have the confidence in us to do another $91 million worth of projects in this city,” Mayor Joe Zimmerman said as City Council wrapped up its regular meeting Nov. 5.

Residents had the opportunity to vote for bond propositions related to drainage, public safety and facilities, streets and a new animal shelter.

The drainage proposition, Proposition A, totaling $47.6 million, has received 2,759 votes in favor of passage, or 72.68% of votes.

Proposition B, relating to public safety and facilities and totaling $26.3 million, has received 2,450 votes in favor of passage, or 64.81%.

Proposition C, relating to streets and totaling $10.26 million, has received 2,711 votes in favor of passage, or 71.78%.

The animal shelter, Proposition D on the ballot, saw support for 61.4% of voters, or 2,329 votes.

Results are unofficial until canvassed.
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