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Nov. 4, 2014 General Election

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District 10 (West/Northwest)

District 10 incorporates the residential neighborhoods west of MoPac from just below the Colorado and as far north as U.S. 183, and westward including Emma Long Metropolitan Park. It also includes Tarrytown, Camp Mabry, and some of the Rosedale neighborhood east of MoPac, plus the hillside neighborhoods on the south side of the Colorado, and some of the tech business complexes along 2222. The population centers are split between northern and southern neighborhoods.

2010 Demographic Snapshot

Anglo: 78.3%, African-American: 1.7%, Hispanic/Latino: 9.3%, Asian & other: 10.8%
Registered voters: 61,899; Est. 2012 turnout: 59.3%

Margie Burciaga

Occupation: business owner, Image Consulting Austin

Experience: schools advocate; neighborhood organization member; Leadership Austin member

Issues: transportation, property crime control, taxation, affordability

Website: www.margieburciaga.com

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Filed for Office: July 22, 2014

Tina Cannon

Occupation: partner, Napkin Venture (entrepreneur advisory firm); director of client relations, Tuggey Calvoz law firm

Experience: Council candidate (2012); entrepreneur-in-residence (Texas State Univ.); financial auditor and business consultant

Issues: property tax appraisals, water and conservation, emergency preparedness (wildfires), affordability, transportation

Website: www.tinacannon.org

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Mandy Dealey

Occupation: civic activist

Experience: city commissioner (Planning Commission, Waterfront Overlay, etc.); former board chair, Mental Health Association, Planned Parenthood, Texas Lyceum, and Preservation Austin; current chair of KMFA-FM

Issues: water, transportation, affordability, neighborhood preservation

Website: www.mandydealey.com

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Sheri Gallo

Occupation: Realtor, business owner (Private Properties agency)

Experience: Commissioners Court candidate (2002); former chair, Housing Authority of Austin; former board member, Real Estate Council of Austin

Issues: transportation and mobility, affordability and taxation, water (drought and wildfires), core services (public safety and infrastructure)

Website: www.sherigallo.com

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Filed for Office: July 22, 2014

Matt Lamon

Occupation: Chief of staff, state Rep. J.M. Lozano (R-Kingsville)

Experience: Legislative staffer; bipartisan work; consulting; board member, the Welcome Table nonprofit

Issues: Transportation; govt. efficiency; parks & rec. (Save Muny); public safety; affordability

Website: www.mattlamon.com/

Facebook: Matt Lamon

Twitter: @matthewlamon

Filed for Office: July 24, 2014

Jason Meeker

Occupation: Owner, Meeker Marcom (public relations)

Experience: Commissioner (Zoning & Platting); president, Great Hills HOA and Great Hills Park NA; Sector 1 rep., Austin Neighborhoods Council; neighborhood advocacy

Issues: strengthen neighborhoods; transparency and accountability in government and campaigns; balance between desirable development and economic and natural resources

Website: www.meekerforaustin.com

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Twitter: @MeekerforAustin

Robert Thomas

Occupation: Attorney and business owner

Experience: AISD bond cmte. chair; board chair, SafePlace; Austin Partners in Education; Northwest Austin Civic Assn.; rep., Austin Neighborhoods Council;State House candidate, HD48 (2012)

Issues: Traffic, affordability, affordability, water, emergency services, environmental stewardship

Website: voterobertthomas.com/

Facebook: Robert Thomas Campaign

Twitter: @RobertThomas4TX

Bill Worsham

Occupation: Engineer, LJA Engineering

Experience: Dir. of coastal engineering, LJA Engineering; five years in General Land Office (coastal erosion response); Real Estate Council of Austin; active in single-member districting; volunteer (Caritas, Trinity Center, Habitat for Humanity, Foundation Communities; Republican Party activist

Issues: Traffic, public safety, natural resource protection, emergency management, development planning, and the proper and necessary role of government.

Website: www.billforaustin10.com/

Facebook: Bill for Austin, District 10