May 13, 2006

    7 measures, including two handily defeated propositions. One, to limit city investment in infrastructure in Southwest Austin, the so-called “Barton Springs Zone,” was defeated 69-31 percent. Defeated 76-24 percent was a measure to create new online access and communications tools for the city to communicate with citizens. Three measures changing city election dates and limiting campaign contributions from outside of Austin passed overwhelmingly. Austin voters also expanded the terms of municipal court judges from two years to four by 64-36 percent. Turnout was 11 percent.