Unofficial results show voters approve Travis County bond


Travis County voters signed off on a $185 million roads, parks and drainge bond package, according to final unofficial results.

About 73 percent of voters approved of Proposition A, which covers $93.4 million in roads and drainage projects, amounting to 68,917 votes.

Similarly, about 73 percent of voters approved of Proposition B, which covers $91.5 million in parks and land conservation projects, landing 68,919 votes.

“As Travis County elected officials, it is our responsibility to make certain county government is fulfilling its current responsibilities, while sensibly planning and addressing for the demands of growth, public safety, and the future needs of the county,” the Travis County Commissioners Court wrote in a statement.

“Now, with the voters’ approval and input, the Travis County Commissioners Court can do exactly that. We are eager to get started on the much needed projects that will come as a result of these bond packages.”

County Judge Sarah Eckhardt also showed her delight with the results in a statement on her Facebook page.

“We’re incredibly grateful that the voters of Travis County agreed that this prudent and well-crafted package of investments in safety, mobility and open space is worthy of public support,” Eckhardt wrote. “Thank you to the members of the Citizens Bond Advisory Committee for developing the bond package and to all our supporters!”



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