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By the numbers: Tuesday’s runoff elections in Central Texas


Tuesday is election day for a handful of runoffs from last month’s general election. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at the runoffs in Central Texas:

5 — Percent turnout expected in Travis County, compared with 65 percent turnout for the November general election.

3 — Seats that will be decided on the San Marcos City Council: mayor (Ruben Becerra vs. John Thomaides) and two City Council members (Saul Gonzales vs. Shane Scott in Place 2; Jason Dalton Montgomery vs. Ed Mihalkanin in Place 3).

2 — Board members who will be picked for Austin Community College (Michael J. Lewis vs. Sean Hassan in Place 4; Guadalupe “Lupe” Sosa vs. Julie Ann Nitsch for Place 9) by voters in parts of Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop and Lee counties.

1 — City Council race to be decided apiece in Austin (Council Member Sheri Gallo vs. Alison Alter for West Austin’s District 10) and Buda (Lee Urbanovsky vs. John Hatch for the Place 1 seat).

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Where do I vote? Find details at votetravis.com, wilco.org/Elections and bastropvotes.org. In Hays County, visit bit.ly/2gzjuJm for San Marcos locations and bit.ly/2gzhb9k for Buda locations. Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Follow us online: Visit statesman.com/elections for the latest on election night.



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