Though he may not be faring as well with the greens as he has in years past, Slusher did get the expected blessing of the blues in the Austin Police Association PAC, which also issued a rare double-endorsement in Place 3. Goodman, long a sole favorite of the police PAC, will have to share the title with former APD officer Billy Sifuentes. Similarly, the PAC found itself torn between ex-assistant city manager Betty Dunkerley and attorney Brewster McCracken for Place Four.
Of the charter amendments, Prop. 1 -- the Austin Fair Elections Act -- is the top endorsement-getter. There's more groups supporting the measure than we can name in this tiny space, but here's a few outside of the usual cast: Austin Area Interreligious Ministries, League of Women Voters, NAACP Austin, PODER, and Travis County Democratic Women.