Election Central

Nov. 8, 2016 General Election

Along with the winners of all the March primary races (and late-May run-offs), the November election includes City Council and school board seats.

Austin City Council: Up for election after drawing 2-year terms are Delia Garza (District 2), Greg Casar (D4), Don Zimmerman (D6), Leslie Pool (D7), and Sheri Gallo (D10). Meet the Candidates

Austin ISD Board: On the ballot for AISD are Districts 2 (Jayme Mathias, incumbent), 3 (Ann Teich), 5 (Amber Elenz), 7 (Yasmin Wagner), and at-large position 8 (Gina Hinojosa).

Filing Deadline: Aug. 22
Deadline to Register: Oct. 11

Early Voting: Oct. 24-Nov. 4
Election Day: Nov. 8

Council Candidates' Campaign Finance Reports

Council Candidates' Campaign Finance Reports

First campaign finance reports hit the City Clerk's office

Michael King, Fri., July 22, 2016

Parks Board Member Challenges Sheri Gallo

Parks Board Member Challenges Sheri Gallo

Alison Alter says she will advocate for neighbors – not developers

Annamarya Scaccia, Fri., July 22, 2016

Page Two: It's the Time of the Season for Absolute Moral Certainty

Page Two: It's the Time of the Season for Absolute Moral Certainty

The "Anybody but Hillary" movement makes strange bedfellows of the progressive left and the hard right

Louis Black, Fri., July 22, 2016

D7 CM Leslie Pool Draws a Challenger

D7 CM Leslie Pool Draws a Challenger

Friends of the Grove activist Natalie Gauldin enters race

Nina Hernandez, Fri., July 8, 2016

Challengers Emerge for CM Delia Garza's Seat

Challengers Emerge for CM Delia Garza's Seat

Wesley Faulkner to focus on housing and transportation

Chase Hoffberger, Fri., June 24, 2016

Point Austin: Will This One Make a Difference?

Point Austin: Will This One Make a Difference?

Orlando could be a turning point ... or else it won't be

Michael King, Fri., June 17, 2016

Page Two: All or Nothing Is No Way Forward

Page Two: All or Nothing Is No Way Forward

Will the most hopeful mass leftist movement in recent years end up handing the presidency to Donald Trump?

Louis Black, Fri., June 17, 2016

Page Two: Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

Page Two: Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

The path to a Republican presidency

Louis Black, Fri., April 8, 2016

Page Two: Missing the Red Queen's Rational Rule

Page Two: Missing the Red Queen's Rational Rule

On this loser-takes-all election season; plus, changes in our masthead

Louis Black, Fri., April 1, 2016

Ann Kitchen Not Going Anywhere for Now

Ann Kitchen Not Going Anywhere for Now

City Clerk invalidates petition to recall District 5 council member

Mac McCann, Fri., March 11, 2016

Presidential Candidates File in Texas

Presidential Candidates File in Texas

Clinton and Judd only Dems to file for president in Texas so far

Richard Whittaker, Fri., Dec. 4, 2015

Candidates Line Up to File

Candidates Line Up to File

Candidate filing deadline Dec. 14

Richard Whittaker, Fri., Nov. 27, 2015

Meet the Candidate: Sally Hernandez

Meet the Candidate: Sally Hernandez

Or, more accurately, meet the not-yet candidate who's "strongly considering" a run

Chase Hoffberger, Fri., Sept. 18, 2015

Meet the Candidate: Don Rios

Meet the Candidate: Don Rios

Longtime TCSO officer runs for sheriff

Chase Hoffberger, Fri., Aug. 21, 2015

Meet the Candidate: Todd Radford

Meet the Candidate: Todd Radford

Will Lakeway chief bring body cams to the Travis Co. sheriff's office?

Chase Hoffberger, Fri., July 31, 2015

Meet the Candidate: John Sisson

Meet the Candidate: John Sisson

Sheriff candidate calls for end to S-Comm

Chase Hoffberger, Fri., July 17, 2015

Nortey Announces for Precinct 1

Nortey Announces for Precinct 1

Launches commissioner campaign at Carver Museum

Michael King, Tue., June 23, 2015

Previous Elections

May 24, 2016 Run-Off Election

May 7, 2016 Local Election

March 1, 2016 Primary Election

Nov. 3, 2015 General Election

Dec. 16, 2014 Run-Off Election

Nov. 4, 2014 General Election

Nov. 5, 2013 General Election

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