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"...Once every two years, the Republican Party of Texas gets some bad news. The Libertarian Party of Texas releases its list of candidates for the upcoming November election...."
"...With filing for the November election imminent, AISD's board of trustees has vacancies, and it has candidates. Unfortunately, they're not in the same seats...."
"...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...."
"...20, and two ice storms had affected campaign get-out-the-vote operations. One, coming just before election day, closed eight of the district's 36 polling places..."
"...This Tuesday, Jan. 28, is election day in the Texas House District 50 race to replace retired Rep..."
"...This will certainly be an historic election, not only in the specific sense of the first held under single-member districts, but in the sense that this scale of city election simply won't happen again. Future Council terms will be staggered, so the voters won't be considering so many seats at once, and the presence of some incumbents going forward will likely reduce the fields...."
"...When Mark Strama resigned from his Texas House seat earlier this month to become head of Google Fiber's Austin operation, a special election to finish his term was inevitable. Now Gov..."
"...The Green Party of Texas confirmed itself as the fourth party in a two party state this week as it unveiled a statewide slate of 51 candidates for the November general election. Only four Greens are running for Travis County seats – and only two of those actually live in the Austin area...."
"...Early voting begins Oct. 20; election day is Nov..."
"...D3's Eric Rangel charged supporters of D3 candidate Susana Almanza with violating polling place laws at Ruiz Library on the first day of early voting. However, the Travis County Elections Division tells Newsdesk they investigated the complaint and discovered no evidence of illegal electioneering....."
"...It's All About the Money: The award for most masochistic press release of the election cycle goes to Ceasar Ruiz, the Republican challenging incumbent Rep. Celia Israel in House District 50..."
"...Mayor Steve Adler's re-election campaign announced Tuesday that he has raised more than $714,000 from more than 3,000 individual donors, or "already … more individual donors than … during the 2014 general election." (Adler also lists outstanding loans carried over from 2014 of $449,000.) For the most recent period (July 1-Sept. 27), Adler reported contributions of $140,000, and cash-on-hand of more than $205,000..."
"...Charles Schwertner of Georgetown beat Dem challenger Meg Walsh in the 12-county seat stretching east from Wilco to Bryan and Huntsville. And with that being enough to maintain the three-fifths GOP supermajority engineered by right-wing ringmaster Dan Patrick (and sadly maintained by the Democrats' face-plant in the September special election to replace the felonious Carlos Uresti), the state Senate will continue to be led into unproductive culture wars...."
"...someone who's running for office because Kitchen hadn't drawn an opponent. Nathan White is a 26-year-old administrative assistant at Girling Health Care who said on Monday that he thought Kitchen's done "tremendous work" on Council these past four years, but that after the 2016 election, he didn't think it was very democratic for any incumbent to run unopposed..."
"...After we speculated in passing about next November's City Council campaigns ("Point Austin," Sept. 22), it occurred that it's not too early to ask those council members eligible for re-election if indeed they plan to run next year..."