According to early voting results released by Collin County, the $600 million Collin College construction bond issue is passing with 21,893 votes or 56.73 percent. 16,700 were cast against the bond in early voting or 43.27 percent.
All totals are unofficial until canvassed.
Bond proceeds will go to build a campus in Wylie, education centers in Farmersville and Celina, a technology center in McKinney and provide for maintenance of existing facilities.
For Farmersville City Council Place 1, unopposed candidate Craig Overstreet has received 258 votes or 100 percent. In Place 3, incumbent councilmember Michael Hesse is in the lead with 174 votes or 55.95 percent while Joe Helmberger has 137 votes or 44.05 percent. In Place 5 city council, Todd Rolen has 164 votes or 61.65% over incumbent councilmember John Klostermann, who has received 102 votes 38.35 percent in early voting totals.
In early voting for Farmersville ISD, one vote separates Danny Bolch and Paul Kelly for Place 1. Kelly has received 161 votes or 36.43 percent while Bolch has received 160 votes or 36.20 percent. Billy Long has received 121 votes or 27.38 percent for Place 1. For Place 2, incumbent Dale Pickett has received 314 votes or 75.30 percent over C Bridges-Donaldson who has received 103 votes or 24.70 percent. For Place 3, Tony Gray is winning with 276 votes or 61.06 percent over incumbent Tommy Monk who has received 176 votes or 38.94 percent in early voting totals. For Place 4, David Coleman has the most votes with 255 votes or 55.31 percent over incumbent Jim Hemby who has 206 votes or 44.69 percent.
Four members of the Collin College Board of Trustees were also on the ballot. In Place one, Fred Moses has received 16,372 votes or 61.91 percent and Greg Gomel has received 10,074 or 38.09 percent in early voting totals. Incumbent Nancy Wurzman received 14,215 votes or 57.04 percent and Jeri Landfair Chambers received 10,707 or 42.96 percent for Place 2 early voting totals. In Place 3, Dr. Stacey Donald received 14,778 votes or 58.86 percent while incumbent Larry Wainwright received 10,327 votes or 41.14 percent in early voting. Unopposed incumbent Raj Menon received 19,565 early votes or 100 percent for Place 5.
Complete totals will be updated later tonight, though totals remain unofficial until canvassed.