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Early voting begins Monday for May 6 election

Published on April 21, 2023 under RRnews

City of Round Rock residents will have three City Council positions and two bond propositions on the May 6 ballot.

Early voting begins Monday, April 24 and runs through Tuesday, May 2. Polls are open 8 a.m. through 6 p.m. on April 24-29, closed on Sunday, April 30, and open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on May 1-2. Election Day vote centers will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 6.

To cast a ballot in the May 6 bond election, voters must be residents within the city limits of the City of Round Rock.

City Council positions

The election includes Place 1 and 4 on the City Council, as well as the Mayor. All seats on the City Council are at-large, meaning they represent all areas of the City. In the order of their filing, Shannon Probe and incumbent Michelle Ly are running for Councilmember Place 1, and Gregory Rabaey and incumbent Frank Ortega are running for Councilmember Place 4. Incumbent Craig Morgan is running for Mayor unopposed. 

View filing information from the candidates at roundrocktexas.gov/elections.

Bond propositions

Proposition A covers parks, recreation and sports and totals $230 million. This proposition would provide funding for construction of hike/bike trails, a remodel of the Clay Madsen Recreation Center, improvements to the Play for All Park, construction of a new park on Brushy Creek in Downtown Round Rock and an expansion of the Sports Center. It would also provide funding for several active amenities within Old Settlers Park, including a new recreation center, a new Lakeview Pavilion, additions to Rock’N River, an expansion of the Multipurpose Complex and replacement tennis courts, as well as systemwide infrastructure throughout the park.  

Proposition B covers public safety and totals $44 million. This proposition would provide funding for expansion of the Public Safety Training Center, including new classrooms and a driving track, as well as the relocation of Central Fire Station and two new stations on the north side of Round Rock. 

Learn more about the proposed bond package at roundrocktexas.gov/bond.

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Source: City of Round Rock

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