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Brewster McCracken Drops Out of Mayor's Race
Says going forward not in city's best interest
"...City Council member and distant runner-up in Saturday's election Brewster McCracken has announced he will not enter the run-off..."

May 11, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Brewster McCracken, Wife Divorcing
"...received this email last night from city council member Brewster McCracken: I have prepared a short statement below confirming..."

July 13, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Hustle For Mayor: Brewster McCracken
Catching up with the Mayor Pro Tem
"...In his interview, Mayor Pro Tem Brewster McCracken addresses his campaign focus on high-tech jobs, his..."

April 22, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

McCracken Named Pecan Street Project Executive Director
Former council member to head smart grid group
"...that prevented former City Council member and mayoral candidate Brewster McCracken from heading the Pecan Street Project apparently resolved,..."

Dec. 15, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Finance Fireworks Flare For Leffingwell, McCracken (Updated)
Leffingwell says McCracken grossly exceeds out-of-town contributions; McCracken's crew shoots back
"...latest campaign finance report, on first blush it appears Brewster McCracken exceeded the legal limit on out-of-town contributions by..."

May 3, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Brewster's Big (Pre-)Announcement
Place 5 council member to confirm mayoral run Monday
"...Get ready to refresh your browsers at on Monday: that's when Mayor Pro Tem Brewster McCracken..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Leffingwell Files Complaint Against McCracken
Files in municipal court; alleges 49 violations in McCracken's out-of-town contributions
" alleging 49 violations of campaign finance law by Brewster McCracken's campaign. (We covered the dispute earlier here.)..."

May 4, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Brewster and Carole, Together at Last?
The opposed pols find common ground against city website proposal
"...Politics certainly makes for strange bedfellows. While Brewster McCracken and Carole Keeton Strayhorn aren't in agreement on..."

March 25, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: What Time Is It? It's Brewster Nation Time!
The McCracken week that was
"...And by their – or any other – metric, Brewster McCracken is decidedly not having the Best Week Ever...."

May 8, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

McCracken Camp: There Will Be a Runoff
Despite Leffingwell's 47.5%, McCracken's in it to win it
"...With nearly all the vote counted, mayoral candidate Brewster McCracken surely must be intimidated by the 47.5% support..."

May 9, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Place 5 'Up for Grabs' as Clarke, McCracken Square Off
"...-- and accurately -- predicted that voters would send Brewster McCracken and Margot Clarke into a run-off for the..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

City Hall Hustle: McCracken's Downfall
What was the big idea?
" first and foremost to commend Mayor Pro Tem McCracken."..."

May 15, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Lee & Carole & Brewster & All of Us ...
Five candidates for mayor jockey to be first among equals
"...To combat the recession locally, Brewster McCracken has proposed Austin embrace high tech, growth industries..."

May 1, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: McCracken's Gambit
Was McCracken's challenge to Leffingwell a shrewd move or petty politics?
"...front since the tit for tat last month of Brewster McCracken's official kickoff and the announcement of the Draft..."

Jan. 9, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

McCracken to Martinez to Cole
Dispatches from the campaigns
"...In the flurry of activity since Brewster McCracken announced his bowing-out from the run-off Monday morning,..."

May 15, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Margot and Brewster Get Their (Red) Ink On
"...Either Brewster McCracken or Margot Clarke, on the other hand, will..."

May 30, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Unions vs. McCracken
Campaign fireworks flare
"...This go-round, "Candidate X" is mayoral contender Brewster McCracken. Late last week, the leaders of the combined..."

May 1, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Violation From the Brewster Nation (Updated Again)
Mysterious pro-McCracken group pinches Leffingwell on parking
"...UPDATE: As of this writing at 4pm, it appears has been pulled down. Read on …..."

May 4, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

McCracken Charges Toll Road Cover-up
Council Member says toll road proponents overplayed direness of funding situation
"...Council Member Brewster McCracken says official toll road proponents painted a picture..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

McCracken's Mud
"...the mud was bound to start flying. Attorney/novelist/ deacon/candidate Brewster McCracken has slung a fistful at incumbent Beverly Griffith,..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

McCracken Disavows Stanford
Brewster breaks with political consultant
"...a friend and associate of Place 5 Council Member Brewster McCrack­en, also mulling a mayoral run – was in..."

May 16, 2008 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

How Lowe's Can Brewster Go?
Council Member McCracken gets an earful from supporters and nonsupporters alike reminding him of his big-box campaign promises.
"...on Mayor Pro Tem Jackie Goodman and Council Member Brewster McCracken, who are thus far both "yes" votes on..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

McCracken Hits the Campaign Circuit
Mayor Pro Tem announces run at solar panel plant, but Leffingwell supporters still wax sunny
"...Brewster McCracken flipped the switch on the 2009 mayoral race..."

Dec. 8, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Hust FM: McCracken's Digi-Dreams
Wells Dunbar and Mike B on the state of the mayors race - will the voters get chopped and screwed?
"...the race, upcoming campaign kickoffs, and the significance of Brewster McCracken's campaign commercial contest, with some words from Brewster..."

Feb. 4, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Brewster's Bride
McCracken weds, blogs
"...The latest installment of The Crow's Nest, council member Brewster McCracken's newsletter, includes a personal note: I got married..."

Nov. 17, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Lucky to Have Council Member McCracken
"...are lucky to have a City Council person like Brewster McCracken who is willing and able to tackle the..."

Dec. 13, 2004 Postmarks

McCracken Much Better Than Leffingwell
"...Leffingwell’s lack of a plan for weathering the recession, Brewster McCracken has actively been pouring himself into recruiting new..."

April 23, 2009 Postmarks

Doesn't Like McCracken
"...Chronicle editors, Brewster McCracken's actions as a council member and Capital Metro..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Postmarks

City Hall Hustle: Brewster Bails Out
McCracken concedes race to Leffingwell
"...It’s an emotional moment in City Hall, as badly-trailing Brewster McCracken concedes the mayor’s race to Lee Leffingwell. Will..."

May 12, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Hust FM: Waxing McCracken
The City Hall Hustler on the mayoral race, what's happening at City Council, and more
"...the presidential election – then move on to discussing Brewster McCracken's mayoral announcement, and the state of the 2009..."

Dec. 10, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

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