They vowed there would be a backlash at the polls and Tuesday night, Cibolo voters ousted two city council members in a recall election.
Mayor Pro Tem Steve Liparoto and Councilwoman Karen Hale are out. Councilmen Ron Pedde and Larry Carlton survived the recall efforts stemming from a controversy over plans for a new Walmart store near an elementary school in Cibolo.
Windcrest Mayor Alan Baxter managed to hold on to his office and John Gretz won the race for place five.
In Converse, Mayor Al Suarez was reelected and Kathy Richel, Deborah James and Rick Davis were elected to the city council.
In Schertz, Daryl John, Cedric Edwards and Matthew Duke were elected to the city council.