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Cibolo, Converse, Windcrest mayors leading their challengers

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – With some election day votes counted in addition to early voting totals, embattled Cibolo Mayor Stosh Boyle is fighting off two challengers with 49 percent. He must get at least 1 vote over 50 percent to avoid a runoff. Steve Quinn and Joel Hicks are leading their city council races.

In Castle Hills, Joe Izbrand had no trouble defeating Bernard Jeuttemeyer in the race for Alderman Place 1. Izbrand has more than 83 percent of the votes. Looks like Kurt May has defeated Jana Baker with more than 80 percent for Alderman Place 3.

In Hill Country Village, voters are saying no to Proposition B, 62 percent to 37 percent, but they’ve approved Proposition C with 90 percent.

In the race for mayor of Schertz, Ralph Gutierrez leads Carl Douglas with more than 49 percent to 27 percent . Twenty-three percent of the early votes were write-ins. Mark Davis leads his opponent in the race for City Council Place 1 with 65 percent of the early votes. Rosemary Scott has nearly 70 percent of the early votes in the race for City Council Place 2.

Converse Mayor Al Suarez is fending off two challengers with 66 percent. Kathy Richel and David Hayes are leading the pack in Place one, but neither has more than the necessary 50 percent to avoid a runoff. It’s a tight race for Place 3 where Shawn Russell leads the pack with 35 percent, Nancy Droneburg is in second place right now with nearly 35 percent and Chip Coleman is in last place with 30 percent. . In place 5, Richard Wendt and Jeff Bechler each have more than 37 percent with Chris Clark in third place with 24 percent.

The Somerset School District’s Proposition A is passing with 65 percent of the votes so far. Bexar County Emergency Services District No. 4- Proposition A is passing with 57 percent. Bexar County Emergency Services District No. 11-Proposition A  is passing with 54 percent.

In Windcrest, Mayor Dan Reese leads Alan Baxter 56 percent to more than 43 percent. Frank Archuleta has the lead in the race for City Council Place 4 and Wes Manning leads in the race for City Council Place 1.

Early election returns show State Texas Proposition 1 had 65 percent “no” votes . That’s the constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time.

Proposition 2, The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board in an amount not to exceed $200 million to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas had 63 percent favorable votes.

Eight-six percent were in favor of State of Texas proposition 3, the constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

Proposition 4, the constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax, including a tax on an individuals share of partnership and unincorporated association income was passing with 77 percent of the votes.

Proposition 5, the constitutional amendment dedicating the revenue received from the existing state sales and use taxes that are imposed on sporting goods to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission to protect Texas natural areas, water quality, and history by acquiring, managing, and improving state and local parks and historic sites while not increasing the rate of the state sales and use taxes, had 86 percent of the votes in favor of it.

Sixty-three percent were in favor of Proposition 6, the constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase by $3 billion the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

Proposition 7, the constitutional amendment allowing increased distributions to the available school fund, was passing with 76 percent of the votes.

Proposition 8, the constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects, had 76 percent “yes” votes.

Nearly 54 percent were in favor of Proposition 9, the constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in a precious metal depository located in this state.

Proposition 10, the constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstance, was passing with nearly 94 percent of the votes.

 

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SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – Early voting results in a couple of Castle Hills city council races show Joe Izbrand leading Bernard Jeuttemeyer with more than 83 percent for Alderman Place 1. Kurt May leads Jana Baker with more than 80 percent of the early votes in the race for Alderman Place 3.

Embattled Cibolo Mayor Stosh Boyle is fighting off two challengers with 49 percent of the early votes. Steve Quinn and Joel Hicks are leading their city council races.

In the race for mayor of Schertz, Ralph Gutierrez leads Carl Douglas with more than 49 percent to 27 percent . Twenty-three percent of the early votes were write-ins. Mark Davis leads his opponent in the race for City Council Place 1 with 65 percent of the early votes. Rosemary Scott has nearly 70 percent of the early votes in the race for City Council Place 2.

Al Suarez is fending off two challengers in the contest for Converse mayor with 66 percent of the early votes. Kathy Richel leads four opponents with 38 percent in the race for City Council Place 1. Shawn Russell is in the lead for City Council Place 3 and Richard Wendt and Jeff Bechler are in a tight race for City Council Place 5 with each getting more than 38 percent of the votes.

In Windcrest , Dan Reese leads Alan Baxter 56 percent to more than 43 percent. Frank Archuleta has the lead in the race for City Council Place 4 and Wes Manning leads in the race for City Council Place 1.

Early in the election returns State Texas Proposition 1 had 65 percent against. The other propositions had more favorable votes than not.

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