Austin County voters broke records during the mid-term elections that ended up deciding the Texas governor, state representatives, U.S. representatives, Court of Appeals justices and more on Tuesday.
Voters also will decide on an Austin County bond referendum of up to $17 million for the construction, acquisition and equipment of a justice center and emergency services facility.
Local results will be posted in real time at sealynews.com.
Austin County Tax Assessor-Collector Kim Rinn reported that a record number of voters – 746 – cast ballots on the first day of early voting.
Although County Judge Tim Lapham, County Court at Law Judge Daniel Leedy, District Clerk Sue Murphy, County Clerk Carrie Gregor, County Treasurer Bryan Haevischer and District Attorney Travis Koehn appear on the ballot, they are running unopposed.
No Sealy City Council or school board seats were up for grabs in the Nov. 6 election.