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Who’s endorsing who for the five City Council seats up for grabs in November?

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Five seats are up for grabs in next month's election, with early voting beginning Monday, Oct. 24. Already the candidates are lining up to say who likes them (if anybody). We culled endorsements from a number of sources; a key follows, to help make sense of the Scrabble board of endorsing acronyms.

Editor's note: Go to the Chronicle's Election Central to find updated candidate endorsement info.

District 2

Delia Garza: ACLC, AED, AFA, AFSCME, ANC, APA, ATCEMSEA, ATD, AURA, AYD, BAD, CAD, CWA, IBEW, LAD, LIUNA, SAD, TARA, UD, WAD, WDAF, Austin Board of Realtors, Bike Austin, Texas Latina List, TODO Austin, TARA, Stonewall Democrats, Dove Springs Proud, Left Up To Us, Hon. Amalia Rodriguez-Mendoza, Ann Kitchen, Bob Perkins, Brigid Shea, Dolores Ortega-Certer, Eddie Rodriguez, Gina Hinojosa, Gonzalo Barrientos, Jackie Goodman, Laura Morrison, Lloyd Doggett, Mike Martinez, Paul Saldana, Pio Renter, Sarah Eckhardt, Susanna Woody

Casey Ramos: No public endorsements

Wesley Faulkner: No public endorsements

District 4

Greg Casar: ACLC, AED, AFA, AFSCME, APA, APC, ATCEMSEA, ATD, AURA, AYD, CAD, CAPD, IBEW, LAD, NXNWD, TARA, TCDP, UD, WDAF, Education Austin, Laborer's Union Local 753, Second Chance Democrats

Gonzalo Camacho: No public endorsements

Louis Herrin III: No public endorsements

District 6

Don Zimmerman: AFA

Jimmy Flannigan: AASC, ACLC, AED, AFSCME, BAD, CAD, CAPD, CWA, Democratic Women of Wilco, IBEW, LAD, LIUNA, NXNWD, Stonewall Dems, TARA, UD, WAD, WDAF, Western Wilco Dems Club, Williamson County Young Democrats, Lloyd Doggett, Celia Israel, Brigid Shea, TODO Austin, Williamson County Democratic Party, Victory Fund, Laborer's Union Local 753, Bike Austin, TCDP

District 7

Leslie Pool: AASC, ACLC, AED, AFA, AFSCME, ANC, APA, ATCEMSEA, ATD, AYD, BAD, CAD, CAPD, CWA, LAD, LIUNA, NXNWD, TARA, WAD, WDAF, Bike Austin, Bike Texas, Education Austin, Stonewall Democrats, TODO Austin

Natalie Gauldin: AURA, UD

District 10

Sheri Gallo: AFA, APA, Austin Apartment Association, Home Builders Association of Greater Austin, Real Estate Council of Austin, HDR Inc. PAC, Bruce Todd, Lee Leffingwell, Ron Mullen, Lee Cooke, Frank Cooksey

Alison Alter: AASC, ACLC, AED, ANC, APC, ATD, AYD, CAD, CAPD, LAD, NXNWD, TCDP, UD, WAD, Stonewall Democrats

Nicholas Virden: No public endorsements

Rob Walker: No public endorsements

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Austin Area Sierra Club (AASC), Austin Central Labor Council (ACLC), Austin Environmental Democrats (AED), Austin Fire Association (AFA), Austin Neighbor­hoods Council (ANC), Austin Police Association (APA), Austin Progressive Coalition (APC), Austin/Travis County EMS Employee Association (ATCEMSEA), Austin Tejano Democrats (ATD), Austin Young Democrats (AYD), Austinites for Urban Rail Action (AURA), Black Austin Demo­crats (BAD), Capital Area Progressive Demo­crats (CAPD), Central Austin Democrats (CAD), Clean Water Action (CWA), International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Laborers Interna­tion­al Union of North America (LIUNA), Liberal Austin Democrats (LAD), North by Northwest Democrats (NXNWD), South Austin Democrats (SAD), Texas Alliance for Retired Americans (TARA), Travis County Democratic Party (TCDP), University Democrats (UD), West Austin Democrats (WAD), Workers Defense Action Fund (WDAF)

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