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Election Run-Off Results: Alter to City Council
Alter, Nitsch, and Hassan emerge victorious in Tuesday's run-off
"...Gallo losing her re-election bid on Tuesday to rival Alison Alter, a political newcomer who's promised to put "community..."

Dec. 16, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

District 10: Gallo and Alter to Run-Off
Incumbent Sheri Gallo and challenger Alison Alter will meet in a run-off election set for Dec. 13
"...finds herself in a run-off again, this time against Alison Alter. Gallo closed Tuesday night two points shy of..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Election Results: Alter, Hassan, Nitsch Victorious
Run-offs yield few fireworks, three quick victories
"...On City Council, challenger Alison Alter held a commanding lead over incumbent Sheri Gallo..."

Dec. 14, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Parks Board Member Challenges Sheri Gallo
Alison Alter says she will advocate for neighbors – not developers
"...the City Council race for her District 10 seat: Alison Alter, the district's representative on the Parks and Recreation..."

July 22, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Council: A Special Event
Alison Alter, agreeing to disagree
"...be barred against the spirit of the City Charter. Alison Alter countered that those candidates would be allowed under..."

May 11, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council Members Shine New Light on Fire Department
CMs Alter and Flannigan stoke the flames of AFD negotiations
"...passing the Item on a 7-4 vote, with CMs Alison Alter, Jimmy Flannigan, Ora Hous­ton, and Ellen Troxclair voting..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council Candidate Forced out of Parks Board
Alison Alter was appointed by opponent Sheri Gallo nearly two years ago
"...10 Council Member Sheri Gallo has ousted her appointee, Alison Alter, as a member of the Parks and Recreation..."

Aug. 4, 2016 News Post by Annamarya Scaccia

Live Election Coverage
Is it over yet?
"...Sheri Gallo holds a 5,000-vote lead over primary challenger Alison Alter, but with two other candidates in the race,..."

Nov. 8, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

Chronicle Endorsements: Austin City Council
Five districts up for grabs
"...mistake: We're not choosing Flannigan because he's the only alternative. Since his defeat in 2014, Flannigan has proven himself..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature

City Budget: Something's Gotta Give
Cooling economy, rising costs mean tough choices for City Council
"...Interestingly, the two rookie CMs – Jimmy Flannigan and Alison Alter – both say they want to take closer..."

May 12, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Hired / Fire
Overtime, wages, hiring procedures at heart of negotiations between city, firefighters
"...witnessing a pointed exchange between Kerr and Council Member Alison Alter, AFA representatives continued on to the city's Rutherford..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

District 10: Gallo vs. the World
Oft-criticized incumbent has three candidates vying for her seat
"...Philanthropic adviser Alison Alter was Gallo's first challenger. The Rosedale resident told..."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Grove at Shoal Creek Inches Forward
Council to finally consider contentious zoning case
"...when her appointee to the Parks and Recreation Board, Alison Alter, decided to challenge Gallo for her seat in..."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

New Controversy in District 10 City Council Race
Race for Council continues with high heat
"...opponent of purposely omitting two voting locations where challenger Alison Alter polled well (including one in Alter's home district)..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

APD Poised for Comprehensive Rape Case Audit
Council members call for "start to finish" review in wake of controversy
"...one calling for a comprehensive review; City Council Member Alison Alter's office confirmed that she will sponsor a resolution..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Council: Meet the Candidates
Names of city manager suitors may be revealed by the time you read this
"...Alison Alter echoed Casar's general characterization of the candidates, and..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Looking Back on the Champions Tract Rezoning
Does this development belong in this particular corner of the Hill Country?
"...3 sits in District 10, the district Council Member Alison Alter won handily in December's run-off, although she trailed..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

CodeNEXT Leak Stirs Up Drama
Long-awaited land development code proposal expected Jan. 30
"...7 Council Member Leslie Pool and new D10 CM Alison Alter in two growth-focused races; Alter and Pool are..."

Jan. 20, 2017 News Feature by Caleb Pritchard

Point Austin: Changing of the Guard
The mayor and the next City Council will have plenty to do
"...be succeeded in January by Jimmy Flannigan, Gallo by Alison Alter. Flannigan defeated Zim­merman handily after narrowly losing to..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Council Calls for Audit of APD Rape Cases
Start-to-finish review responds to growing concern from advocates, survivors
"...resolution on Thursday, Jan. 31; brought forward by CM Alison Alter and co-sponsored by Greg Casar, Ann Kitchen, Mayor..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Council: Public Safety & Their People
Fire stations, police officers, and the money assigned to both
"...the discussion couldn't go on without the usual push-and-pull. Alison Alter argued for a language change that would ask..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Point Austin: Purging the Commissioners
If you can't win the argument, blow up the process
"...The shameful analogy belonged specifically to Coun­cil Member Alison Alter, who, frustrated by the refusal of her colleagues..."

May 18, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Council: Hiding in Plain Sight
Immigration, Fire, Capitol view corridors fill out a busy Thursday
"...awkward precedent, and an embarrassed Casar switched seats with Alison Alter to enable the filming to continue from a..."

May 19, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Sheri Gallo Faces Scrutiny for City Email Use
District 10 council member and her darned emails
"...that in doing so, the CM, who faces challenger Alison Alter in a D10 run-off set for Dec. 13,..."

Nov. 25, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Council: Child Care “Scandal” Highlights City’s Own Failures
CMs also mull fate of APL’s Recycled Reads
"...Council Member Alison Alter was particularly incensed by the plan. She said..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Fours on the Floor
Handicapping the next Council's coalitions on land use
"...Alternately, preservationists have a tempting opportunity to further tilt the..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Council: Back in Action
Members return to lengthy to-do list
"...the agreement for the pesky details. Last weekend, CM Alison Alter posted a New York Times story to Council's..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council: Knocked Down and Drug Out
City Council, on into the 12th round
"...On the first side is Alison Alter, who stressed that "the community is telling us..."

May 18, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council: Come Get Loopy
Life on the dais, for quite a while
"...to the Municipal Court. But a scheduling conflict for Alison Alter – she had to be off the dais..."

May 4, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council: Buckets Before Vendors
Light fare on the agenda this week
"...an extended discussion at Tuesday's work session, initiated by Alison Alter, over the potential cost. That was a bit..."

March 2, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

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