"...We'll be keeping you informed about both the ongoing races for the Dec. 11 run-off and the fallout from the Nov..."
"...Voters repudiated the establishment Tuesday by sending two outsiders to a run-off: Mariana Salazar and Natasha Harper-Madison. In a crowded field of six candidates, plus a write-in, the run-off itself is no surprise..."
"...During a Monday forum hosted by the League of Women Voters with the six contenders in the Dec. 11 run-off, Ward argued his "dissenting" GOP voice is a necessity as lone Council conservative Ellen Troxclair leaves her post..."
"...The @marianasalazar campaign banked on first-time voters returning for the run-off. They definitely didn't get them out to early vote.— Nina Hernandez (@neenthirteen) December 12, 2018..."
"...Three new faces will join the Austin Independent School District school board after a night that saw one surprising outcome, a blowout, and a race that will go to a run-off. In District 1, the committed but abrasive champion of Eastside schools, Ted Gordon, was unseated by newcomer LaTisha Anderson..."
"...House, where Democrats countered widespread gerrymandering and picked up 40 seats and a majority; it was echoed in Texas, where El Paso's Beto O'Rourke became a national brand and Democrats picked up a dozen Texas House seats, including four in the Austin metro area. Locally, incumbent Mayor Steve Adler handily defeated former City Council Member Laura Morrison (and a brace of also-rans), and (after run-offs) will lead a 2019 City Council that's younger and more urbanist than before..."
"...It's a whole new election, y'all! While turnout for the Dec. 11 run-off will likely be a small swell compared to the vote tsunami of Nov..."
"...Mayor Steve Adler will be back, and so will Mayor Pro Tem/District 9 Council Member Kathie Tovo, and when the three run-off elections shake out (election's Dec. 11, early voting Nov..."
"...Ellis Is Celebrating: District 8 Council contender Paige Ellis, in a December run-off with Frank Ward, gained the endorsements of runners-up Bobby Levinski and Rich DePalma along with several of their own backers...."
"...On the other hand, if a majority of voters remain persuaded by Adler's persistent refrain – "We can't be afraid of change, because we have to be able to change in order to preserve what's special about this city" – he is likely to repeat what incumbent mayors have done over the last three decades, and win re-election. To find a counterexample, you have to reach all the way back to May of 1985, when Frank Cooksey defeated incumbent Ron Mullen in a run-off. Running the Numbers..."
"...Among the winners Locally, Steve Adler and Kathie Tovo secured victories on Tuesday. Districts 1, 3, and 8 will go to a December run-off...."
"...• In the second mayoral run-off poll sponsored by the Austin Monitor, Steve Adler retains a strong lead over Mike Martinez, at 56-39%. Martinez improved by four points from a similar poll in mid-November, and led among the poll's Democratic voters (57-38%)..."