Muni Filings: Race to May under way

Candidates for City Council, Austin Community College board, and the AISD board seal their respective fates by applying for ballot spots

Who will fill these empty City Council seats?
Who will fill these empty City Council seats? (Photo by John Anderson)

Consider the die cast, the Rubicon crossed, the pooch screwed. As of 5pm Monday, March 10, your municipal candidates – for City Coun­cil, Austin Com­munity College board, and the Austin Indepen­dent School District board – sealed their respective fates by applying for a spot on the ballot (or failing to do so). At right is a list of the May 10 candidates; while there are no huge surprises, late-filers popped up in Place 1 and in AISD, 21-year-old Trevor Titman and his platform of relaxed bar hours didn't make the cut in Place 3, and over at ACC, the incumbent board chair decided not to run.

AISD Board, District 2

Sam Guzman (incumbent, uncontested)

AISD Board, District 3

Jerry Garcia

Christine V. Brister

AISD Board, District 5

Mark Williams (incumbent, uncontested)

AISD Board, Place 8 (at-large):

Annette LoVoi (incumbent)

Kendrah McDonald

ACC Board, Place 1

Harrison Keller

Tim Mahoney

Michael Ellis Reid

ACC Board, Place 2

John-Michael Cortez (uncontested; John Hernandez did not file for re-election)

ACC Board, Place 2

Nan McRaven (incumbent, uncontested)

ACC Board, Place 5 (special election)

Raul Alvarez (uncontested)

City Council, Place 1

Lee Leffingwell (incumbent): www.voteleffingwell.com

Jason Meeker: www.jasonforaustin.com

Allen Demling: www.allendemling.org

Jeffrey Hancock

City Council, Place 3

Jennifer Kim (incumbent): www.kimforaustin.com

Randi Shade: www.randishade.com

Ken Weiss: www.weissforplace3.com

City Council, Place 4

Robin Cravey: www.robincravey.com

Cid Galindo: www.cidgalindo.com

Laura Morrison: www.lauraforaustin.com

Sam Osemene: www.vote4alonghorn.com

Ken Vasseau: www.myspace.com/kvaustincitycouncil

Jennifer Gale: www.jennifergale.com

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