New Braunfels Election News

Election Day: May 06, 2023
Early Voting: April 24 – May 02

The City of New Braunfels will hold its 2023 general election on May 6, 2023. The City will contract with Comal County to conduct the joint election and provide election services.

Candidates for New Braunfels City Mayor:
Roy Neal Linnartz
Edward Martinez Jr.
George Green
Michael Alexander French

City Council – District 5:
Mary Ann Labowski
Bently Cain Paiz

City Council – District 6:
Peter James Dillon
April Ryan 
Steven Voges
James Blakey

City of Garden Ridge

City Mayor – No Contest:
Robb Erickson

City Council:
Place 2 Lisa Swint
Place 3 Jesus “Jesse: Valdez

New Braunfels Independent School District (NBISD)

At Large Candidates (2 Year term):
Falon Cochran
Kimberly Goodwin
James William (Bill) Lewis (III)

District 2 – No Contest:
Nancy York (Incumbent)

District 4:
John E. Tucker (Incumbent)
Jaclyn Gold (Jackie) Sanders

Comal Independent School District (CISD)

District 2 – No Contest:
Jason York (Incumbent)

District 4:
Russell Garner
Garrison Maurer

To view candidate applications and financials, please click on the link below. 

New Braunfels Candidates May 6, 2023

To find out what City Council District your located in,
please click the link below.

New Braunfels City Council Districts

New Braunfels BOND 2023 Election

On May 6, residents of New Braunfels will vote on whether or not to fund $140,045,000 in city project by issuing municipal bonds with no expected increase to the City tax rate.

Proposition A – Transportation

  • Total Cost: $99,330,000
  • Eight major transportation projects:
    • Common Street (Loop 337 to FM 306)
    • Barbarosa Road/Saur Lane (FM 1101 to Saengerhalle Road)
    • Conrads Lane (Goodwin Lane to FM 1102)
    • Kohlenberg Road (FM 1101 to I-35)
    • Citywide Street Improvements to rehabilitate existing city street pavement, curbs, and sidewalks
    • Citywide Intersection Improvements including new traffic signals and turn lanes
    • South Kowald Lane (FM 1101 to I-35)
    • Solms Road (I-35 to FM 482)

Proposition B – Parks and Recreation

  • Total Cost: $12,155,000
  • Mission Hill Park – Phase 2
    • Improvements to existing 10-acre park, including:
      • Parking, Restrooms, and Event Space
      • Multi-level Observation Tower
      • Canopy Walk with access to Observation Tower Decks
      • Soft and Hard Surface Trails with Trailhead

Proposition C – Library Facilities

  • Total Cost: $28,560,000
  • Southeast Library Branch
    • 23,250-square foot building
    • Proposed features  includes:
      • Quiet study rooms
      • Meeting rooms
      • Public plaza and garden space

Comal ISD BOND 2023 Election

Comal Independent School District 2023 Bond Issues. The Comal ISD Board of Trustees has approved a bond package to address growth, campus safety and security, student technology, and expansion/improvement at existing campuses. The bond referendum will appear as three separate propositions.

  • Proposition A – Growth & Reinvestment – $560,564,863
  • Proposition B – Stadiums Projects – $46,094,984
  • Proposition C – Student Technology & Infrastructure – $28,000,000

You can read more about the Comal ISD BOND 2023 project at the link below.

City of New Braunfels BOND 2023