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The Endorsement Race: Andy Brown, Gómez, Ko Clean Up

Andy Brown, Gómez, Ko clean up

By Brandon Watson, Fri., Feb. 7, 2014

Margaret Gómez
Margaret Gómez
Photo by John Anderson

The results may have been controversial, but that hasn't stopped the Dem candidates in Travis County from showing off the new feathers in their cap. Last week was the Super Bowl of local politics, with both the Travis County Democratic Party and Austin Progressive Coalition holding multi-club endorsement forums. (The nine groups abbreviated below: Austin Environmental Democrats, Austin Progressive Coalition, Austin Tejano Democrats, Austin Young Democrats, Capital Area Asian American Democrats, Capital Area Progressive Democrats, Central Austin Democrats, South Austin Democrats, University Democrats). Add a handful of union and PAC nods, and it was a busy week for campaign Twitter fingers.

TRAVIS COUNTY JUDGE

Sarah Eckhardt: Southwest Laborers' District Council

Andy Brown
Andy Brown
Photo by John Anderson

Andy Brown: AED, APC, ATD, AYD, CAAAD, CAPD, CAD, SAD, UD, Combined Law Enforcement Assoc. of Texas, Texas League of Conservation Voters PAC

TRAVIS COUNTY TREASURER

Ramey Ko: AED, APC, AYD, CAAAD, CAPD, CAD, SAD, UD, Stonewall Democrats of Austin

COUNTY COMMISSIONER, PCT. 2

Richard Jung: APC, ATD, AYD, CAAAD, CAD, UD

Garry Brown: SAD (Note: AED and CAPD did not reach the threshold to endorse in this race)

COUNTY COMMISSIONER, PCT. 4

Margaret Gómez: AED, APC, ATD, AYD, CAAAD, CAPD, CAD, SAD, UD

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