ELECTION CENTRAL

March 3, 2020 Primary Election

DCCC Throwing Weight in CD 10?
CD 10 Campaign Update
Intercept report claims favoritism for Hutcheson

July 8, 2019

Beto, Castro Come to Town
Beto, Castro Come to Town
2020 Texans throw shade as rivalry heats up

July 3, 2019

Julian Castro and Beto O'Rourke Highlight Rivalry at Events in Austin
Julian Castro and Beto O'Rourke Highlight Rivalry at Events in Austin
For now, there's room enough in Texas for both its 2020 favorite sons

June 29, 2019

District Court Candidates Announce Dem Primary Candidacies
Judicial 2020 Candidates
Here come the judges …

June 27, 2019

Who’s Running for What in Texas So Far
Who’s Running for What in Texas So Far
Yellow Dog 2020: Local Dem primary dance card filling up

May 2, 2019

Quick Skim of What's on the Ballot Outside Austin
Quick Skim of What's on the Ballot Outside Austin

May 2, 2019

Mayor Steve Picks Mayor Pete for President
Mayor Steve Picks Mayor Pete for President
Adler endorses, introduces Buttigieg at 2020 campaign kickoff

April 14, 2019

Commissioners Court Candidates Get Early Start on Democratic Primary
Commissioners Court Candidates Get Early Start on Democratic Primary
In Western Travis, it's almost 2020

March 28, 2019

December 11, 2018 Run-Off Election

Turn Out the Lights, the Election's Over
Turn Out the Lights, the Election's Over
New Council, AISD, ACC boards set for action in 2019

Dec. 11, 2018

Run-Off Results: Early Votes Come In
Run-Off Results: Early Votes Come In
Harper-Madison, Renteria, Ellis lead the Council pack

Dec. 11, 2018

2018 Run-off Election Watch Parties
2018 Run-off Election Watch Parties
Join the candidates for the final results

Dec. 10, 2018

<i>Chronicle</i> Endorsements
Chronicle Endorsements
Dec. 11 Run-Off Election; Early Voting Nov. 29-Dec. 7

Nov. 21, 2018

Point Austin: Giving Thanks
Point Austin: Giving Thanks
In the spirit of the season, a few celebrations

Nov. 21, 2018

Election Ticker: Run, Run, Run-off Away
Election Ticker: Run, Run, Run-off Away
It’s a whole new election, y’all! Don’t be alarmed.

Nov. 21, 2018

Election Coverage: Take Me to Your Run-Off
Election Coverage: Take Me to Your Run-Off
The next month in Council races

Nov. 8, 2018

November 6, 2018 General Election

<i>Chronicle</i> Endorsements
Chronicle Endorsements
Dec. 11 Run-Off Election; Early Voting Nov. 29-Dec. 7

Nov. 21, 2018

Point Austin: Giving Thanks
Point Austin: Giving Thanks
In the spirit of the season, a few celebrations

Nov. 21, 2018

November 2018 Election
Beside the Point: When You Assume ...
Yep, we're the assholes here

Nov. 15, 2018

Election Coverage: A Glass Half-Full
Election Coverage: A Glass Half-Full
Little f*cking drops of blue blood, sweat, and tears

Nov. 8, 2018

Election Coverage: Congressional Wrap: Closer to Victories
Election Coverage: Congressional Wrap: Closer to Victories
Five of six Austin* U.S. Rep. candidates narrowly defeated

Nov. 8, 2018

Election Coverage: Refitting the Dais
Election Coverage: Refitting the Dais
Council math, with a few outstanding variables

Nov. 8, 2018

Election Coverage: Take Me to Your Run-Off
Election Coverage: Take Me to Your Run-Off
The next month in Council races

Nov. 8, 2018

Election Coverage: Propositions: Nine Up, Two Down
Election Coverage: Propositions: Nine Up, Two Down
Props J and K fall

Nov. 8, 2018

Election Coverage: Judicial Races: Dem Sweep Appealing
Election Coverage: Judicial Races: Dem Sweep Appealing
Court of Appeals seats go big-time to the left

Nov. 8, 2018

Election Coverage: The Texas Lege: A Tight Squeeze
Election Coverage: The Texas Lege: A Tight Squeeze
Texas Dems put incumbents through the wringer

Nov. 8, 2018

Election Coverage: Blowouts, Run-Offs in Education Elections
Election Coverage: Blowouts, Run-Offs in Education Elections
Anderson, Ashy, and a run-off at AISD

Nov. 8, 2018

Election Coverage: Election Miscellany
Election Coverage: Election Miscellany
Here's to some losers and assholes

Nov. 8, 2018

Point Austin: The Work Goes On
Point Austin: The Work Goes On
A mixed election bag nationwide, but real reasons for optimism

Nov. 8, 2018

Live Election Night Results & Updates
Live Election Night Results & Updates
The latest from the polls and candidate watch parties

Nov. 6, 2018

Election Ticker: Last Chance for Controversy
Election Ticker: Last Chance for Controversy
E-Day is tomorrow! Here's the latest news before it's too late.

Nov. 5, 2018

Comic Makes Case for Austin City Council Candidate Danielle Skidmore
Comic Makes Case for Austin City Council Candidate Danielle Skidmore
Nib writer on cis allies versus lived experience

Nov. 2, 2018

Public Notice: Decision Day?
Public Notice: Decision Day?
Best of luck to all of us this coming Tuesday

Nov. 1, 2018

Point Austin: Welcome the Stranger, Protect the Refugee
Point Austin: Welcome the Stranger, Protect the Refugee
Vote in memory of those who gave their lives for others

Nov. 1, 2018

Election Ticker: The Final Countdown
Election Ticker: The Final Countdown
Vote-pocalypse now!

Nov. 1, 2018

Election Night Party People
Election Night Party People
Celebrate (or commiserate) with the candidates

Nov. 1, 2018

Pepe’s the Least of It
Pepe’s the Least of It
IndyAustin accuses mayor, wife of conflicts profiting off office

Nov. 1, 2018

Mayor's Ex-Budget Chief Joins Prop K Team
Mayor's Ex-Budget Chief Joins Prop K Team
Another strange bedfellow

Nov. 1, 2018

Don’t Drink That Water! Vote for Prop K Instead?
Don’t Drink That Water! Vote for Prop K Instead?
Council member pushes efficiency audit after boil notice

Nov. 1, 2018

Simultaneous Votegasm
Simultaneous Votegasm
Early voting sets midterm records here and throughout Texas

Oct. 30, 2018

Club Endorsements
Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Nov. 6 election

Oct. 25, 2018

Election Ticker: Don’t Listen to Us!
Election Ticker: Don’t Listen to Us!
Midterm coverage, from the folks you love to hate

Oct. 25, 2018

Saturday's Sí Se Puede! Wants to Mobilize the Vote
Saturday's Sí Se Puede! Wants to Mobilize the Vote
"It's about time we had a Texas senator who looks out for all the people"

Oct. 18, 2018

<i>Chronicle</i> Endorsements
Chronicle Endorsements
Recommendations for mayor, Council, school and college districts, bonds, and propositions

Oct. 18, 2018

<i>Chronicle</i> Endorsements: City Council
Chronicle Endorsements: City Council
Who should sit on the next dais

Oct. 18, 2018

<i>Chronicle</i> Endorsements: City Propositions
Chronicle Endorsements: City Propositions
Up or down, yes or no

Oct. 18, 2018

<i>Chronicle</i> Endorsements: County, Statewide, and Federal Races
Chronicle Endorsements: County, Statewide, and Federal Races
What, you expected us to endorse a Republican in 2018?

Oct. 18, 2018

Truncated Endorsements and Voting Info
Truncated Endorsements and Voting Info
For your pocket

Oct. 18, 2018

Follow the Money ... to the Polls
Follow the Money ... to the Polls
Election funds flow to and from candidates and PACs

Oct. 18, 2018

City Slickers
City Slickers
How the state’s most influential conservative think tank works to undermine our local control

Oct. 11, 2018

Election Ticker: Travis Turning Out
Election Ticker: Travis Turning Out
Voter registration deadlines come and gone

Oct. 11, 2018

Buck Wood on Dark Money
Buck Wood on Dark Money
Campaign finance lawyer rejects Prop K claims

Oct. 11, 2018

On the Trustee Trail
On the Trustee Trail
AISD, ACC candidates talk money, equity

Oct. 11, 2018

Plan B Against “Justice” Mike Toth
Plan B Against “Justice” Mike Toth
Austin attorney challenges candidate’s qualifications

Oct. 11, 2018

Is Ted Cruz Really Texas Tough?
Is Ted Cruz Really Texas Tough?
New TV spot by Richard Linklater attacks senator's Lone Star cred

Oct. 9, 2018

Congressional Crossroads
Congressional Crossroads
Profiles of Austin’s six congressional campaigns

Oct. 4, 2018

TX-10: Mike Siegel vs. Michael McCaul
TX-10: Mike Siegel vs. Michael McCaul
"Restoring common decency"

Oct. 4, 2018

TX-17: Rick Kennedy vs. Bill Flores
TX-17: Rick Kennedy vs. Bill Flores
"Kitchen-table issues"

Oct. 4, 2018

TX-21: Joseph Kopser vs. Chip Roy
TX-21: Joseph Kopser vs. Chip Roy
"All about energy"

Oct. 4, 2018

TX-25: Julie Oliver vs. Roger Williams
TX-25: Julie Oliver vs. Roger Williams
"A huge commitment"

Oct. 4, 2018

TX-31: MJ Hegar vs. John Carter
TX-31: MJ Hegar vs. John Carter
"Quality of representation"

Oct. 4, 2018

TX-35: Lloyd Doggett vs. David Smalling
TX-35: Lloyd Doggett vs. David Smalling
“Maximum effort everywhere”

Oct. 4, 2018

Point Austin: Affordable Housing & the Promised Land
Point Austin: Affordable Housing & the Promised Land
Proposition A and Austin’s Affordability Predicament

Oct. 4, 2018

You’re So Gonna Vote!
You’re So Gonna Vote!
Voter registration deadline is Oct. 9

Sept. 27, 2018

UT Investigates Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Sen. Charles Schwertner
UT Investigates Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Sen. Charles Schwertner
State senator accused of lewd texting to grad student

Sept. 27, 2018

Election Ticker: Endorse-a-Rama
Election Ticker: Endorse-a-Rama
You gotta support somebody

Sept. 27, 2018

The Story Behind the
The Story Behind the "I'm So Gonna Vote" Stickers
How a sandlot baseball club got inspired to turn out the vote

Sept. 27, 2018

Point Austin: Dark Money, Sunlight, and Political Soccer Games
Point Austin
Shadowy funding works its way into Austin campaigns

Sept. 20, 2018

Election Ticker: Masters of Disasters
Election Ticker: Masters of Disasters
T-minus 46 days until you vote

Sept. 20, 2018

More Fun in District 1
More Fun in District 1
Candidates continue to pile up

Sept. 13, 2018

November 2018 Election
Election Ticker: You’ve Got to Be Joking
Laughing our way through campaign season

Sept. 13, 2018

Point Austin: Breaking Down the Bonds
Point Austin: Breaking Down the Bonds
Affordable housing headlines, but there’s plenty in the package

Sept. 6, 2018

Election TIcker: 60 Days and Counting
Election TIcker: 60 Days and Counting
Labor Day is over

Sept. 6, 2018

Grand Jury No-Bills Chantal Eldridge
Grand Jury No-Bills Chantal Eldridge
Avoids indictment over alleged sexual assault of minor in 2006

Aug. 31, 2018

Election Ticker
Election Ticker
Gotta Endorse Somebody

Aug. 30, 2018

New to Town? Here Are Nine of the Biggest News Stories Affecting Locals.
New to Town? Here Are Nine of the Biggest News Stories Affecting Locals.
A primer on Austin politics

Aug. 30, 2018

City Council Candidate Forums
City Council Candidate Forums
Say hello to your district's candidates

Aug. 24, 2018

Point Austin: The Circus Returns to Town
Point Austin: The Circus Returns to Town
Final-day filings bump up the list of wannabe Council candidates

Aug. 23, 2018

Who's on the City's November 2018 Ballot?
Who's on the City's November 2018 Ballot?
Monday filing deadline yields complete list of candidates

Aug. 23, 2018

Beto O'Rourke and Ethan Hawke in Conversation
Beto O'Rourke and Ethan Hawke in Conversation
Two Texans discuss politics, fear, and the power of Willie Nelson to bring us back together

Aug. 16, 2018

Reasons to Vote
Reasons to Vote
John Leguizamo on why it’s important to make your voice heard

Aug. 16, 2018

Point Austin: What You Say, and How You Say It
Point Austin: What You Say, and How You Say It
Ballot language argument is a snapshot of polarized Austin politics

Aug. 16, 2018

Election Notes: Down to Deadline
Election Notes: Down to Deadline
Filing time is upon us now

Aug. 16, 2018

Election Notes: It’s a Family Affair ... Again
Election Notes: It’s a Family Affair ... Again
Susana Almanza’s back in D3, and Ann Kitchen has an opponent

Aug. 9, 2018

Election Notes: New Names for AISD, Council
Election Notes: New Names for AISD, Council
News from the campaign trails

Aug. 2, 2018

Election Notes: Ward Politics
Election Notes: Ward Politics
Troxclair gets her man

July 26, 2018

Election Notes: Campaign Finance Time
Election Notes: Campaign Finance Time
Who’s got the money?

July 19, 2018

Troxclair Won’t Seek Re-election for City Council
Troxclair Won’t Seek Re-election for City Council
No incumbent will run in District 8

July 12, 2018

A Two-Horse Race for Mayor
A Two-Horse Race for Mayor
Can Laura Morrison hope to edge out Steve Adler?

July 5, 2018

Vincent Harding Enters District 1 Race
Vincent Harding Enters District 1 Race
Outgoing Dem party chair will vie for outgoing CM Ora Houston's seat

June 13, 2018

CM Ora Houston Will Not Seek Re-election
CM Ora Houston Will Not Seek Re-election
District 1 rep vows to remain “an active, inclusive, and civil voice”

June 13, 2018

Martin Luecke's
Martin Luecke's "Campaign to Save Humanity"
Independent eyes Congressional District 25

June 12, 2018

Point Austin: The Art of the Possible
Point Austin: The Art of the Possible
A few thoughts on Texas Democratic prospects

May 31, 2018

Run-off Election Results
Run-off Election Results
Winners and losers in the Democratic primary

May 24, 2018

Primary Run-off Results (Well, Some of Them)
Primary Run-off Results (Well, Some of Them)
Tonight's victors: Valdez, Cole, Kopser, Goodwin, Hegar ...

May 22, 2018

The Early Voting Numbers Are in for the Primary Run-offs
The Early Voting Numbers Are in for the Primary Run-offs
Early returns put Perri, Oliver neck and neck

May 22, 2018

5th Circuit Upholds Voter ID Law
5th Circuit Upholds Voter ID Law
Requirements will stay in place for now

May 3, 2018

SCOTUS Hears Texas Redistricting
SCOTUS Hears Texas Redistricting
Gerrymandering of congressional and state maps currently at high court

April 26, 2018

Where Have We Heard That Before?
Where Have We Heard That Before?
Perennial notes in city politics ...

April 12, 2018

Rich DePalma Enters District 8 Council Race
Rich DePalma Enters District 8 Council Race
Parks and Rec Board member joins crowded race

April 5, 2018

2018 Primary Elections: Giddy With Energy
2018 Primary Elections: Giddy With Energy
Tracking back on a wild election night

March 8, 2018

Steve Adler Mounts Second Bid to Run City
Steve Adler Mounts Second Bid to Run City
Mayor shares his vision for Austin's next four years

Jan. 18, 2018

SCOTUS Takes Up Texas Gerrymandering
SCOTUS Takes Up Texas Gerrymandering
Doggett, Farenthold’s districts to be questioned

Jan. 18, 2018

District 1 Council Candidacy Pool Doubles Up
District 1 Council Candidacy Pool Doubles Up
Two new candidates join Eastside race

Jan. 16, 2018

Laura Morrison Announces Mayoral Campaign
Laura Morrison Announces Mayoral Campaign
Council vet to campaign on “transparency, inclusiveness, collaboration”

Jan. 11, 2018

First of Final Four Bond Election Task Force Listening Sessions Tonight
First of Final Four Bond Election Task Force Listening Sessions Tonight
Members working with $640 million framework

Jan. 9, 2018

Laura Morrison Files for Mayor
Laura Morrison Files for Mayor
Former council member intends to “reset Austin’s path”

Jan. 8, 2018

District 8 City Council Pool Filling Up
District 8 City Council Pool Filling Up
Two new candidates file campaign treasurer appointments

Jan. 4, 2018

Lewis Conway Jr. Faces Long Odds for Council Candidacy
Lewis Conway Jr. Faces Long Odds for Council Candidacy
City memo suggests convicted felons aren’t eligible for office

Dec. 14, 2017

Campaign Notes: Adler vs. ?
Campaign Notes: Adler vs. ?
Citywide election pool begins to fill up

Dec. 7, 2017

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