By Colin McDonald and Tracy Idell Hamilton
Voters in the Bexar Metropolitan Water District overwhelmingly approved its dissolution Tuesday.
With all votes counted in Bexar County, 74 percent were in favor of BexarMet becoming part of the San Antonio Water System.
“Golly. Jeepers. I'm really shocked,” BexarMet board President Guadalupe Lopez said.
Final results from BexarMet's service areas within Medina, Atascosa and Comal counties showed 62 percent in favor of dissolution.
“This goes to show the frustration was not just among the chattering classes or the elites,” said Christian Archer, who worked on the campaign for dissolving BexarMet. “This was real people turning out to vote.”