Election Guide for residents of Lake Travis / Westlake

November election


U.S. House


Texas District 10
Michael McCaul*, R
Tawana Cadien, D
Bill Kelsey, L


Texas District 17
Bill Flores*, R
William Matta, D
Clark Patterson, L


Texas District 31
John Carter*, R
Mike Clark, D
Scott Ballard, L



Texas House


Texas District 46
Gabriel Nila, R
Dawnna Dukes*, D
Kevin Ludlow, L
Adam Michael Greeley, G


Texas District 50
Caesar Ruiz, R
Celia Israel*, D


Texas District 52
Larry Gonzales*, R
Henry Knetsar, L


Texas District 136
Tony Dale*, R
Paul R. Gordon, D



Statewide


Texas Railroad Commissioner
Wayne Christian, R
Grady Yarbrough, D
Mark Miller, L
Martina Salinas, G


State Board of Education, District 10
Tom Maynard*, R
Judy Jennings, D


Texas Supreme Court, Place 3
Debra Lehmann*, R
Mike Westergren, D
Kathie Glass, L
Rodolfo Rivera Munoz, G


Texas Supreme Court, Place 5
Paul Green*, R
Dori Contreras Garza, D
Tom Oxford, L
Charles E. Waterbury, G


Texas Supreme Court, Place 9
Eva Guzman*, R
Savannah Robinson, D
Don Fulton, L
Jim Chisholm, G


Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge, Place 2
Mary Lou Keel, R
Lawrence “Larry” Meyers*, D
Mark Ash, L
Adam King Blackwell Reposa, G


Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 5
Scott Walker, R
Betsy Johnson, D
William Bryan Strange III, L
Judith Sanders-Castro, G


Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 6
Michael E. Keasler*, R
Robert Burns, D
Mark W. Bennett, L



Travis County


District attorney
Maura Phelan, R
Margaret Moore, D


Sheriff
Joe G. Martinez, R
Sally Hernandez, D
Eric Guerra, L
Debbie Russell, G


Constable, Precinct 2
Deke Pierce, R
Adan Ballesteros*, D


Tax assessor-collector
Bruce Elfant*, D
Steven Haskett, L


Commissioner, Precinct 1
Pat McCord, R
Jeff Travillion, D
Ashley “Flashe” Gordon, G



City of Austin


Council, District 6
Don Zimmerman*
James “Jimmy” Flannigan


Council, District 10
Sheri Gallo*
Rob Walker
Nicholas Virden
Alison Alter




Austin Community College


Trustee, Place 4
George Robinson
Sean Hassan
Michael J. Lewis


Trustee, Place 5
Thomas Miranda
Nicole Eversmann
Anthony Schoggins


Trustee, Place 6
Douglas Gibbins
Nora De Hoyos Comstock


Trustee, Place 9
Guadalupe “Lupe” Sosa
Mitch Fuller
Julie Ann Nitsch
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City of Austin Proposition 1


$720 million bond expenditure to fund transportation and mobility improvements. If approved, the proposition would fund:


$101 million for regional mobility projects




  • $46 million for improvements to the Loop 360 intersections at Westlake Drive, Courtyard Drive, RR 2222, Lakewood Drive, Spicewood Springs Road/Bluffstone Drive

  • $17 million for improvements on Spicewood Springs Road east of Loop 360

  • $30 million for improvements to Anderson Mill Road from Spicewood Parkway to US 183, the intersection of RR 620 at RR 2222 and Parmer Lane between SH 45 N. and Brushy Creek Road

  • $8 million for replacement of Old Bee Caves Road bridge over Williamson Creek


$482 million to implement corridor mobility studies and identify short-, medium- and long-term transportation improvements




  • North Lamar Boulevard—from US 183 to Howard Lane

  • Burnet Road—from Koenig Lane to MoPac

  • Airport Boulevard—from North Lamar Boulevard to US 183

  • East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard/FM 969—from US 183 to Decker Lane

  • South Lamar Boulevard—from Riverside Drive to Ben White Boulevard/West Hwy. 290

  • East Riverside Drive—from I-35 to Hwy. 71

  • Guadalupe Street—from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to West 29th Street

  • Develop corridor mobility report for Slaughter Lane and/or William Cannon Drive

  • Develop preliminary engineering reports for additional corridors


$137 million for local mobility projects




  • $37.5 million for improvements to city sidewalks and to conform with Austin’s 2016 Sidewalk Master Plan/Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan

  • $27.5 million for improvements to school routes including sidewalks, traffic-calming devices, protected bicycle lanes and urban trails

  • $26 million for improvements to urban trails using the urban trails master plan

  • $20 million for improvements to bikeways using the bicycle master plan

  • $11 million for improvements to city streets, including William Cannon Drive (railroad overpass), Falwell Lane, Brodie Lane, Circle S Road, Cooper Lane, FM 1626, Johnny Morris Road, Latta Drive/Brush Country, Ross Road and Rutledge Spur

  • $15 million to implement projects that are aimed at reducing accident fatalities, including intersection reconfiguration, median modification, pedestrian/bicycle facilities, and signals


Polling Locations


Area early voting locations


Bee Cave


Bee Cave City Hall
4000 Galleria Parkway
Four Points

Randalls
5145 N. RR 620


Lakeway
Randalls
2301 S. RR 620


West Lake Hills
Randalls
3300 Bee Caves Road

Voters may vote at any vote center in Travis County where a “Vote here” sign is posted.


Election Day voting locations


Bee Cave Area

Bee Cave City Hall
4000 Galleria Parkway


Travis County Parks Office
14624 Hamilton Pool Road
Four Points Area


Canyon Creek Elementary School
10210 Ember Glen Drive


Canyon Ridge Middle School
12601 Country Trails Lane


Grandview Hills Elementary School
12024 Vista Parke Drive


Randalls
5145 N. RR 620


River Place Elementary School
6500 Sitio Del Rio Blvd.


Travis County Sheriff’s Office
3800 Hudson Bend Road


Lakeway Area


Lake Travis ISD Educational Development Center
607 N. RR 620


Lakeway Activity Center
105 Cross Creek


Randalls
2301 S. RR 620


Serene Hills Elementary School
3301 Serene Hills Drive


Rollingwood


Rollingwood Municipal Building
403 Nixon Drive


Spicewood

Briarcliff Community Center
22801 Briarcliff Drive


Westlake Area


Austin Ridge Bible Church
9300 Bee Caves Road


Bridge Point Elementary School
6401 Cedar St.


Hill Country Middle School
1300 Walsh Tarlton Lane


Laura’s Library
9411 Bee Caves Road


Lost Creek Limited District office
1305 Quaker Ridge Drive


Randalls
3300 Bee Caves Road


Travis County WCID 18
1502 San Juan Drive


Election Guide Lake Travis/Westlake


Sources: Travis County Clerk’s office/Community Impact Newspaper


Candidates were selected based on the elections taking place within this newspaper’s coverage area. Because of space limitations, only contested races were included in these listings. More election coverage can be found online at communityimpact.com/vote.

By Joe Lanane
Joe Lanane’s career is rooted in community journalism, having worked for a variety of Midwest-area publications before landing south of the Mason-Dixon line in 2011 as the Stillwater News-Press news editor. He arrived at Community Impact Newspaper in 2012, gaining experience as editor of the company’s second-oldest publication in Leander/Cedar Park. He eventually became Central Austin editor, covering City Hall and the urban core of the city. Lanane leveraged that experience to become Austin managing editor in 2016. He managed eight Central Texas editions from Georgetown to San Marcos. Working from company headquarters, Lanane also became heavily involved in enacting corporate-wide editorial improvements. In 2017, Lanane was promoted to executive editor, overseeing editorial operations throughout the company. The Illinois native received his bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University and his journalism master’s degree from Ball State University.