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May 7 election night coverage

May 7 election night coverage
Inez Trinidad reads the election results in Floresville May 7.

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May 7, 2016

(As of 10:10 pm)

All totals are in.
*denotes winner/pass

Total number of early votes:

China Grove City Council - 73
East Central ISD school bond - 434
Elmendorf City Council and propositions -- 39
Floresville City Council -- 652 (unofficial, as reported to WCN 5/2/16)
La Vernia school bond -- 1063
Nixon City Council - 51
Nixon-Smiley Consolidated ISD school board -- 83
Poth City Council -- 37
St. Hedwig City Council -- 134

Total number of votes on election day:
Floresville City Council -- 322
La Vernia school bond -- 409

**********CITY COUNCIL**********



Mary Ann Hajek 157*
Glenn L. McCarty 129

•2 council members (at large)
Gail Beaver 178*
Lucille Kosub 101
Dennis Parma 117*
Eugene D. Ripps 115



Manuel Decena Jr. 50
Michael James Gonzales 65*

•Place 3
Polo Maldonado 58*
Richard B. Rodriguez 56

•Place 5
Linda Peña Ortiz 83*

•Proposition No. 1
For 80*
Against 28
“Should the Elmendorf City Council be authorized to adopt the type ‘B’ Economic Development sales and use tax at the rate one-half (1/2) of one percent to undertake projects as described in Chapter 505 of the Texas Local Government Code, including but not limited to: projects for the promotion of professional and amateur athletics; projects related to entertainment, convention, tourist, and exhibition facilities, amphitheaters, concert halls, and public parks, park facilities and events; open space improvements; primary job training facilities for use by institutions of higher education; research and development facilities; regional or national corporate headquarters facilities, museums and related stores; restaurant, concession, and automotive parking facilities; related area transportation facilities; water and sewer facilities; recycling facilities; projects to promote new or expanded business enterprises; public safety facilities, streets, roads and drainage; demolition of existing structures; development and expansion of affordable housing; career center; targeted infrastructure and other improvements, expenditures, or facilities that are related to any of the above projects; any other land, buildings, equipment, facilities, expenditures, targeted infrastructure, and improvements found by the board of directors to promote new or expanded business development, and the maintenance and operating expenses for any of the above described projects.”

•Proposition No. 2
For 86*
Against 23
“Should the Elmendorf City Council be authorized to use of sales and use tax proceeds for infrastructure relating to water supply facilities including dams, transmission lines, well field developments and water storage.”

•Proposition No. 3
For 89*
Against 20
“Should the Elmendorf City Council be authorized to use of sales and use tax proceeds for infrastructure relating to water conservation programs including water-saving plumbing fixtures, educational programs, brush and water flow control programs and programs to replace malfunctioning or leaking water lines and other water facilities.”


•Place 4

Gerard J. Jimenez 566*
Joyce Stinson 507

•Place 5
Frank S Ramirez 104
Gloria Morales Cantu 547*
Nick Nissen 435



Gladyne Finch 73*

•2 council members (at large)
Gloria (Leticia) DeLeon 21
Patricia (Pat) Dingler 60*
Doug Koenig 48*
George Peña 25
Jessica Smith 18



Johnny De La Zerda (Sr.) 30
Anthony W. Smolka 71*

•2 council members
Paul Martinez (full term) 90*
Chrystal Eckel (unexpired term) 96*



Dee Grimm 136*

•Place 2
Susann Baker 140*

•Place 4
Deborah McInerney 74*
Kathy Palmer 54
Walter Wyrwich 44

**********SCHOOL DISTRICTS**********


•Bond ($86.1 million)

For: 799*
Against: 459


•2 trustees (at large)

Aaron Ermis 93
Holli Foster 30
Kelly Hons 136
Patrick W. Jarzombek 163*
Kevin Labus 162*


•Bond ($33.2 million)

For: 293
Against: 1246*


•Place 1

Mary Ann Fatheree 86
Mark Mendez 96*

•Place 5
Maria Rios Griffin 47
Lester Warzecha 136*

•Place 7
Jimmy Newman 153*

Your Opinions and Comments

Todd Kowalik  
La Vernia, TX  
May 13 at 10:54pm
And I will say one thing: being a former member of both La Vernia EMS and La Vernia VFD, someone needs to shine some sunlight. I don't care if I am unpopular but I speak the truth. I have a been associated with both of them... More ›

Todd Kowalik  
La Vernia, TX  
May 13 at 8:51pm
*"American commonwealth."

Todd Kowalik  
La Vernia, TX  
May 13 at 8:47pm
Thanks, T-Bone! Sunlight is the best disinfectant. People whom spout nonsense on here would do well to read the book, "American Commonweath." 'Public opinion is a sort of atmosphere, fresh, keen, and full of sunlight,... More ›

T-Bone Pickens  
May 12 at 9:25am
Todd is good people. He's the son of Sonny who is the brother of Sarge.

7th Generation La Vernian  
La Vernia  
May 12 at 8:34am
Pay no attention to "Todd".

Todd Kowalik  
La Vernia, TX  
May 11 at 11:09pm
Pay no attention to "its me."

Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
May 11 at 9:25am
It's Me ... Asking for fiscal responsibility is hardly "stirring the pot."

Jim Lawhon  
Floresville, TX  
May 11 at 8:11am
Its Me - Floresville is and can in the future continue to be a great place to live if we do some things to make that happen. Just to name a few, we need to maintain our financial position by keeping our General Fund Balance... More ›

Its Me  
Over Here  
May 11 at 8:06am
Deci perhaps you yourself should look up the word karma! You do nothing in this site but ridicule those who do not see things the way you do. I bet you and Jim do have a good time together because all either of you do is stir... More ›

Deci Murphy  
Floresville, TX  
May 11 at 5:34am
Its Me: Thank you! I can't think of better company to be with than with Jim Miller and the naysayers! Remember this date and remember the word Karma - look it up!

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