The bonds were opposed by several groups, including the Travis County Libertarian Party. According to earlier reports, anti-bond groups were outspent 30 to 1 by pro-bond groups.
Although two other proposals passed, the results will provide a little relief to heavily burdened Austin taxpayers.
The election was close on all four items. Proposition 2 failed by only about 200 votes, showing the importance of the efforts of everyone who opposed it.
The Libertarian Party doesn't just nominate candidates -- it also helps by getting involved in public policy debates.