ELECTION CENTRAL

Dec. 13, 2016 Run-Off Election

Three races in the Nov. 8 election will be determined in a December run-offs:

Austin City Council, District 10:
Incumbent Sheri Gallo
Alison Alter

ACC Board of Trustees, Place 4:
Sean Hassan
Michael J. Lewis

ACC Board of Trustees, Place 9:
Guadalupe “Lupe” Sosa
Julie Ann Nitsch

Early Voting: Dec. 1-Dec. 9

Election Day: Dec. 13

Find out where to vote.

New Controversy in District 10 City Council Race
New Controversy in District 10 City Council Race
Race for Council continues with high heat

Dec. 1, 2016

<i>Chronicle</i> Endorsements
Chronicle Endorsements
Recommendations for the city and school district

Nov. 23, 2016

Sheri Gallo Faces Scrutiny for City Email Use
Sheri Gallo Faces Scrutiny for City Email Use
District 10 council member and her darned emails

Nov. 23, 2016

Election Notes: After the Fall
Election Notes: After the Fall
The fun continues through the Dec. 13 run-off

Nov. 17, 2016

District 10: Gallo and Alter to Run-Off
District 10: Gallo and Alter to Run-Off
Incumbent Sheri Gallo and challenger Alison Alter will meet in a run-off election set for Dec. 13

Nov. 10, 2016

ACC: Two seats still up for Grabs
ACC Board Races
School boards fill up, with a few seats left open for run-offs

Nov. 10, 2016

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. Read our endorsements.

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

Live Election Coverage

Is it over yet?

Will our democracy survive the night? Will Texas inch a little closer to turning Travis-County-blue? Will D6 voters show CM Don Zimmerman the door? We’ve got questions and, fingers crossed, we’ll have all the answers tonight. Follow the Chronicle news team’s election coverage here and on Twitter: #ACvotes.

November 2016 Election
Page Two: Time for All Those Who Voted Their Conscience to Claim Their Credit in Trump’s Election?
Congratulations on feeling pure and noble. Guess where it got us.

Dec. 15, 2016

Public Notice: On and Off the Rails
Public Notice: On and Off the Rails
Debating a Downtown rail station, AISD land purchase

Dec. 1, 2016

November 2016 Election
Page Two: This Too Shall Pass, Or … Ain’t Got Time for That Now
Along came Trump

Nov. 23, 2016

November 2016 Election
Point Austin: Circle the Firing Squad
When you look for villains, look in the right direction

Nov. 17, 2016

Election Notes: After the Fall
Election Notes: After the Fall
The fun continues through the Dec. 13 run-off

Nov. 17, 2016

November 2016 Election
The Race for House District 46
The pool of potential candidates is filling up for Dawnna Dukes' seat

Nov. 17, 2016

Pro-Immigration and Anti-Trump Rallies
Pro-Immigration and Anti-Trump Rallies
Anti-Trump rally leads to arrests

Nov. 14, 2016

Pro-Immigration Rally Set for Sunday Morning
Pro-Immigration Rally Set for Sunday Morning
Tracking organizational efforts in the face of Donald Trump

Nov. 11, 2016

“One Solution: Revolution!”
“One Solution: Revolution!”
UT protesters took to the streets Wednesday for anti-Trump march

Nov. 10, 2016

Tomorrow Never Knows
Tomorrow Never Knows
Taking stock the morning after doomsday

Nov. 10, 2016

November 2016 Election
Page Two: Where Do We Go From Here?

Nov. 10, 2016

Prop 1: Austin Chooses to Move
Prop 1: Austin Chooses to Move
Proposition 1 passes 59.1% to 40.9%

Nov. 10, 2016

District 2: Garza in a Landslide
District 2: Garza in a Landslide
The D2 incumbent earned a commanding victory

Nov. 10, 2016

District 4: Very Mixed Emotions
District 4: Very Mixed Emotions
"I was proud to celebrate my victory beside so many supporters, social justice and labor activists," Casar told the Chronicle, "but it's difficult to do so in light of the results nationally."

Nov. 10, 2016

District 6: Zimmerman Out, Flannigan In
District 6: Zimmerman Out, Flannigan In
Victory swept over the race well before the final tally, keeping supporters in high spirits throughout the night. Early voting results showed Flannigan solidly ahead.

Nov. 10, 2016

District 7: Pool Defeats Gauldin
District 7: Pool Defeats Gauldin
Leslie Pool cruised to an easy victory against Natalie Gauldin

Nov. 10, 2016

District 10: Gallo and Alter to Run-Off
District 10: Gallo and Alter to Run-Off
Incumbent Sheri Gallo and challenger Alison Alter will meet in a run-off election set for Dec. 13

Nov. 10, 2016

AISD: Serious Apologies in Order
AISD Board Races
AISD fills up five seats

Nov. 10, 2016

ACC: Two seats still up for Grabs
ACC Board Races
School boards fill up, with a few seats left open for run-offs

Nov. 10, 2016

Travis County Races
Travis County Races
A big day for the Democrats locally, as usual

Nov. 10, 2016

State Lege: Same, Same, but Different
State Lege: Same, Same, but Different
We could have told you in advance, not much change happening at state level

Nov. 10, 2016

State Races
State Elections
Dems do well in Travis County, not so well throughout the state

Nov. 10, 2016

November 2016 Election
Dark Thoughts on a Dark Day
What will Trump do? Watch what he’s done.

Nov. 10, 2016

Public Notice: Life Goes On
Public Notice: Life Goes On
Gotta keep believing that Love Trumps Hate

Nov. 10, 2016

Council Member Greg Casar Makes Statement on Trump
Council Member Greg Casar Makes Statement on Trump
"I won't call for healing. I'm calling for resistance."

Nov. 9, 2016

Live Election Coverage
Live Election Coverage
Is it over yet?

Nov. 8, 2016

Election Night Council Candidate Watch Parties
Election Night Council Candidate Watch Parties
Who's trying to celebrate with the next class of local leaders?

Nov. 8, 2016

November 2016 Election
Page Two: We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us
Whoever wins the election, the damage is already done

Nov. 3, 2016

Eight-Days-Out Campaign Finance Report
Eight-Days-Out Campaign Finance Report
Money, money, monayyyy

Nov. 2, 2016

The Odds on Mayor Adler’s $720 Million Mobility Bond
The Odds on Mayor Adler’s $720 Million Mobility Bond
Is the plan just daring enough to work?

Oct. 27, 2016

November 2016 Election
Point Austin: Let Us Begin
The transportation bond represents useful and necessary progress

Oct. 27, 2016

Election Notes
Election Notes
District 6, mobility fits, and complaints of campaign thrift

Oct. 27, 2016

League of Left-Out Voters
League of Left-Out Voters
In a busy election season, the Statesman grapples with space and its endorsements

Oct. 27, 2016

Early Voting Shows Massive Leap
Early Voting Shows Massive Leap
Texas counties broke records Monday. Is it energy, or early burnout?

Oct. 25, 2016

<i>Chronicle</i> Endorsements
Chronicle Endorsements
From local elections to the dreaded presidential race, here's who we recommend

Oct. 20, 2016

November 2016 Election
Early Voting
Oct. 24 - Nov. 4

Oct. 20, 2016

November 2016 Election
Point Austin: Your Vote Is Your Voice
Austin prides itself on civic engagement: It’s time to prove it

Oct. 20, 2016

Election Notes
Election Notes
More than 713,000 registered voters need to know what's going on

Oct. 20, 2016

Texas House: The Travis Delegation
Texas House: The Travis Delegation
Turning the red stain on the blueberry in Texas’ tomato soup back to its rightful hue

Oct. 20, 2016

November 2016 Election
Point Austin: American Horror Story
What can you say when you can't say "It's Only a Movie"?

Oct. 13, 2016

Public Notice: Which Comes First?
Public Notice: Which Comes First?
CodeNEXT or the transpo bond? Or both?

Oct. 13, 2016

Groping Women, Ducking Questions, Fighting Lightweights, Bashing Bonds
Groping Women, Ducking Questions, Fighting Lightweights, Bashing Bonds
Election notes from the city, state, country, and beyond

Oct. 13, 2016

City Council Endors-gasbord
City Council Endors-gasbord
Who’s endorsing who for the five City Council seats up for grabs in November?

Oct. 13, 2016

30-Days-Out Reports from Campaign Finance Land
30-Days-Out Reports from Campaign Finance Land

Oct. 13, 2016

The Wrath of Don
The Wrath of Don
Zimmerman's constituents accuse him of online, in-person abuse

Oct. 6, 2016

Election Notes
Election Notes
Mobility Bond woes, Margaret Moore hires staff, and other stories from the campaign trail

Oct. 6, 2016

Still No Charges for Dawnna Dukes
Still No Charges for Dawnna Dukes
Retiring legislator reportedly in talks with Travis County D.A.

Oct. 6, 2016

November 2016 Election
Page Two: Two Candidates in Search of a Presidency
And an electorate looking for comic book superheroes

Sept. 29, 2016

November 2016 Election
Point Austin: Vote Your Brain
In a crazy political year, the choices for sane voters should be obvious

Sept. 29, 2016

Local Democrats Take Another Shot at Education Board
Local Democrats Take Another Shot at Education Board
Third time's a charm?

Sept. 29, 2016

Election Notes
Election Notes
Gallo goes solo on the Grove; don't be like Zim; and other election stories

Sept. 29, 2016

November 2016 Election
The Hightower Report: Donnie's Little Lies are Huuuuge!
Lies, damn lies, and statistics

Sept. 29, 2016

Rep. Dukes to Quit in January
Rep. Dukes to Quit in January
With health issues, scandals looming, veteran to retire

Sept. 26, 2016

Zimmerman and Flannigan Face-Off in Candidate Forum
Zimmerman and Flannigan Face-Off in Candidate Forum
Zimmerman doubles down on opposing climate change, living wage

Sept. 16, 2016

ACC Board Place 9 Race: Not a Snoozefest
ACC Board Place 9 Race: Not a Snoozefest
Four candidates emerge from extended filing deadline

Sept. 1, 2016

Morrow vs. Trump vs. the GOP
Morrow vs. Trump vs. the GOP
Travis County GOP rudderless, broke after ousting chair

Aug. 26, 2016

Election Preview
Election Preview
A candidate roundup for the November election

Aug. 25, 2016

November 2016 Election
Proposition One (City of Austin): $720 Million Mobility Bond
Mobility Bond stumbles after initial, unanimous vote

Aug. 25, 2016

District 2: The Battle for Southeast Austin
District 2: The Battle for Southeast Austin
Former firefighter Delia Garza faces two unlikely challengers

Aug. 25, 2016

District 4: The Long Shots
District 4: The Long Shots
Challengers face tough road against well-funded incumbent

Aug. 25, 2016

District 6: These Guys Again
District 6: These Guys Again
Zimmerman and Flannigan gear up for rematch

Aug. 25, 2016

District 7: Political Insiders and Average Joes
District 7: Political Insiders and Average Joes
Density-loving newcomer challenges longtime neighborhood activist

Aug. 25, 2016

District 10: Gallo vs. the World
District 10: Gallo vs. the World
Oft-criticized incumbent has three candidates vying for her seat

Aug. 25, 2016

Texas State Board of Education
Texas State Board of Education

Aug. 25, 2016

November 2016 Election
Top of the Ticket: Third Party Options
The presidential election isn't just a choice between a racist demagogue and an institutional hawk

Aug. 25, 2016

November 2016 Election
Page Two: When Pointing an Accusatory Finger, Three More Point Back at You
This ugly political season grows ever more vicious

Aug. 18, 2016

City Council Clashes Over 2017 Budget
City Council Clashes Over 2017 Budget
Competing ideas on how to spend $969 million

Aug. 18, 2016

Council Reaches Consensus on Mobility Bond
Council Reaches Consensus on Mobility Bond
Adler's "Go Big" Baby

Aug. 18, 2016

Meet the Candidates for City Council
Meet the Candidates for City Council
Five incumbents fight for their seats at the dais

Aug. 18, 2016

Interim Voter ID Rules Put in Place for November Election
Interim Voter ID Rules Put in Place for November Election
State still requires photo ID, but relaxes restrictions

Aug. 18, 2016

November 2016 Election
Point Austin: November Mobility Bond Begins to Take Shape
Consensus on the proposed $720 million bond remains a work in progress

Aug. 11, 2016

Council Candidate Forced out of Parks Board
Council Candidate Forced out of Parks Board
Alison Alter was appointed by opponent Sheri Gallo nearly two years ago

Aug. 4, 2016

The Devil in the Details
The Devil in the Details
Council faces a daunting slate of work sessions

Aug. 4, 2016

November 2016 Election
Point Austin: Mayor Adler's Superhighway to the Mobility Bond
Speeding toward November

July 28, 2016

What's the Fix for Texas' Voter ID Law?
What's the Fix for Texas' Voter ID Law?
"Time is short" to implement a replacement

July 28, 2016

November 2016 Election
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

July 21, 2016

Parks Board Member Challenges Sheri Gallo
Parks Board Member Challenges Sheri Gallo
Alison Alter says she will advocate for neighbors – not developers

July 21, 2016

Council Candidates' Campaign Finance Reports
Council Candidates' Campaign Finance Reports
First campaign finance reports hit the City Clerk's office

July 21, 2016

D7 CM Leslie Pool Draws a Challenger
D7 CM Leslie Pool Draws a Challenger
Friends of the Grove activist Natalie Gauldin enters race

July 7, 2016

November 2016 Election
Challengers Emerge for CM Delia Garza's Seat
Wesley Faulkner to focus on housing and transportation

June 23, 2016

November 2016 Election
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?

June 16, 2016

November 2016 Election
Point Austin: Will This One Make a Difference?
Orlando could be a turning point ... or else it won't be

June 16, 2016

10-1, Take Two
10-1, Take Two
Five City Council incumbents up for re-election this November

May 19, 2016

10-1, Take Two
Greg Casar: Youthful Energy
Five City Council incumbents up for re-election this November

May 19, 2016

10-1, Take Two
Delia Garza: Equity Advocate
Five City Council incumbents up for re-election this November

May 19, 2016

10-1, Take Two
Leslie Pool: Neighborhood Defender
Five City Council incumbents up for re-election this November

May 19, 2016

10-1, Take Two
Sheri Gallo: Go Your Own Way
Five City Council incumbents up for re-election this November

May 19, 2016

10-1, Take Two
Don Zimmerman: Unapologetic
Five City Council incumbents up for re-election this November

May 19, 2016

November 2016 Election
Page Two: Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory
The path to a Republican presidency

April 7, 2016

November 2016 Election
Page Two: Missing the Red Queen's Rational Rule
On this loser-takes-all election season; plus, changes in our masthead

March 31, 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

March 10, 2016

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

Dec. 3, 2015

Candidates Line Up to File
Candidates Line Up to File
Candidate filing deadline Dec. 14

Nov. 25, 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

Sept. 17, 2015

Meet the Candidate: Don Rios
Meet the Candidate: Don Rios
Longtime TCSO officer runs for sheriff

Aug. 20, 2015

Meet the Candidate: Todd Radford
Meet the Candidate: Todd Radford
Will Lakeway chief bring body cams to the Travis Co. sheriff's office?

July 30, 2015

Meet the Candidate: John Sisson
Meet the Candidate: John Sisson
Sheriff candidate calls for end to S-Comm

July 16, 2015

Nortey Announces for Precinct 1
Nortey Announces for Precinct 1
Launches commissioner campaign at Carver Museum

June 23, 2015

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