E-Night Party Roundup!

Here's the latest we know at press time. Check austinchronicle.com for updates through Tuesday.

If you'd like to hobnob with a real live presidential candidate on election night without getting pre-clearance from the Secret Service, head over to Legends Sports Bar & Grill in the Holiday Inn at 8901 Business Park Dr. (southwest corner of the Highway 183/MoPac interchange) for what will presumably be a nonvictory party for Libertarian Party nominee (and Austinite) Michael Badnarik. The Libs say the party will run 6pm-midnight (maybe later). Appetizers are promised, as well as more than 30 TV screens on which to watch election results roll in.

An Election Night Party for the Rest of America will be held 8-10pm at Jovita's, 1619 S. First, hosted by Danny Roy Young, unofficial Mayor of South Austin and owner of the Texicalli Grill. The event features music and comedy by the Uranium Savages, and George Bush and John Kerry impersonators from Esther's Follies.

Digital Polemics Film Festival 2004 presents its election night party at Antone's, Red, White & Blues, featuring Austin blues stalwart W.C. Clark and screenings of the films Votergate and Just an American Boy. Doors open at 7pm.

After a nine-day bus tour hitting just about every town in his district, CD 31 Democratic candidate Jon Porter will be at the Activity Center in Sun City, Georgetown, at 8pm.

The Travis Co. Democratic Party will host a bash at the Driskill Hotel Ballroom (604 Brazos) beginning at 5pm. For more info, call 477-7500 or info@traviscountydemocrats.org.

Texas House District 50 Democratic candidate Mark Strama will be at Cool River Cafe, 4001 W. Parmer.

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