The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, with early voting running through Monday, October 24 – Friday, November 4, 2022.(Runoff elections will be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, as needed for local offices.)
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2022 November General Election Results
Polls closed for the November 2022 Election and the results are in! Several races will go to a runoff, which will be held December 13, 2022, including Austin Mayor and City Council Districts 3, 5, and 9. See more details about the general election below.
Austin Mayor Results Early in the night, the two frontrunners were apparent and with the expectation that they would be moving to the runoff in December. Without further ado…Kirk Watson and Celia Israel will be moving to the runoff in December.
Note: Austin’s boundaries extend into small portions of Hays and Williamson County. The results above include the votes cast by Austin residents in Hays, Travis, and Williamson County. Austin City Council Results
District 1:Natasha Harper-Madisonwon re-election outright with 53% of the vote. This will be Harper-Madison’s second term on Austin City Council.
District 3:Jose Velasquez and Daniel Silva are headed to the runoff in December. This was a six-way race, but each candidate secured about a third of the vote ensuring they made it through to the runoff, with Velasquez ultimately positioning himself as the frontrunner with 36.4% of the vote.
District 5: Stephanie Bazan and Ryan Alter are headed to the runoff in December. After all precincts reported, Bazan received 29.3% and Alter received 24.2% of the vote in this six-way race.
District 8:Paige Elliswon outright with almost 58% of the vote. This will be Ellis’ second term on Austin City Council.
District 9: This was a competitive 8-way race, with a close race for the second spot in the runoff election throughout the night. With all precincts reporting Zohaib “Zo” Qadri and Linda Guerrero will be in the December runoff. Qadri maintained a lead in the race and finished with 29.9% of the vote.
Bond Propositions Results
City of Austin, Prop A: Passed with 70% approval.
(Note: Austin residents in Hays, Travis, and Williamson County were eligible to vote on this proposition.)
Austin ISD, Prop A: Passed with 72.55% approval.
Austin ISD, Prop B: Passed with 72.09% approval.
Austin ISD, Prop C: Passed with 57.1% approval.
Austin Community College, Prop A: Passed with almost 70% approval.
(Note: ACC’s territory extends into multiple counties. The vote totals include Bastrop, Hays, Travis, and Williamson County).
County Judge Results
Hays County Judge: Incumbent, Ruben Becerra narrowly won a second term with 50.4% of the vote after all precincts reported.
Travis County Judge: Incumbent, Andy Brown sailed to victory with 71.6% of the vote. This will be his first full term, after winning a special election
Williamson County Judge: Incumbent, Bill Gravell faced a competitive race, but after all precincts reported, he won with 49.34% of the vote.
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