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Community Organizer Heidi Sloan Announces Candidacy for TX-25
Joins Dem primary race in Austin-to-Fort Worth district
"...Hard Luck Lounge, joining Julie Oliver in the race for the Dem nomination to challenge GOP incumbent Roger Williams...."

Aug. 13, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Democrats Unite Behind Howard for District 48
GOP uncertain how to approach run-off
"...Whatever reasons the Democrats had for not uniting behind Donna Howard before last week's special..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Preying for Votes: The Governor's Preachers
Perry and religious conservatives get together to bash gays
"...chance to hear Gov. Rick Perry reiterate his support for legislating morality...."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Science-Based “314 Action” PAC Attacks Congressional Candidate for Her Legal Work
PAC pitches hardball against Shannon Hutcheson in TX-10 Race
"...endorsement of “314 Action … the nation’s largest resource for scientists and STEM professionals running for public office.” On..."

Feb. 26, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Independent Citizen's Commission for Redistricting Is the Answer
"...Saturday, getting signatures on a petition showing grassroots support for an independent citizen's commission for redistricting. We got hundreds..."

Aug. 13, 2003 Postmarks

Campaigns Respond to Pandemic Crisis (Continued)
Candidates steadily re-adjust and reduce public campaigning
"...Public officials and political campaigns continue to react to the coronavirus outbreak and the..."

March 17, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Local Election Campaigns Taking Precautions Against Pandemic
Gandhi congressional campaign, others begin changing public plans
"...Political campaigns in progress, such as those scheduled for the May..."

March 13, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Austin at Large: For Team Blue, So Much Green
More money, more voters for Texas Democrats aiming to flip the state House
" first-time or "very infrequent" voters. "That's another indication for you of the energy that's happening in Texas," Israel..."

Oct. 23, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Elliott Naishtat Retiring, Dems Brace for Primary
Update: six candidates already filed to replace veteran rep
"...County House delegation, has announced he will not run for re-election. His departure has already sparked a flurry of..."

Dec. 10, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

‘Martinez for Austin’ Kicks Off Campaign
Council member opens all-city tour at Barton Springs
"...from Barton Springs, incumbent City Council Member Mike Martinez formally kicked off his “Mike Martinez for Austin” mayoral campaign..."

April 5, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Culinary Wish List for Austin in 2013
Epicurean hopes and desires in 2013
" coalesce around common goals. Many of my wishes for the coming year are in that same vein...."

Dec. 28, 2012 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Then There's This: Longing for the Future
For better or worse, SOS was a political game-changer
"...I had swung by for what I thought would be a quick pick-up of..."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

McMurrey Endorses Noriega for Senate
Despite key policy differences, defeated candidate will support victor against Cornyn
"...schoolteacher who placed third in the Democratic primary race for U.S. Senate, has endorsed winner Rick Noriega in the..."

March 10, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Don Zimmerman Announces Campaign for HD 47
Candidates begin to surface for 2020 primaries
"...the return of Don Zimmerman to Central Texas political campaigns, you can exhale. On Thursday, Zimmerman announced that he..."

May 31, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Casey Suchan Follows The Animal People
Documentary shows how anti-terror laws targeted animal rights groups
"...In the months before 9/11, American law enforcement was busy tracking down a..."

Oct. 24, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Going 'All Out' for Sochi
Corporate actions still speak louder than words
"...opening ceremony begins on Friday, but today thousands of people are gathering in cities around the world to pressure..."

Feb. 5, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Lawrence Everett Forbes

Brady PAC Endorses MJ Hegar for Senate
Violence prevention org says she’s best candidate on guns
"...pandemic understandably dominates the news cycle, the ongoing political campaigns occasionally emerge. The Brady PAC – sister committee to..."

March 20, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Mike Siegel and Pritesh Gandhi Vie for Dem Nod in Texas' Congressional District 10
Both candidates are looking for the chance to bounce Michael McCaul from congress
" be determined by the May 26 run-off. And for Austin voters, the most prominent of these is the..."

March 13, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

A New Jail for Travis County?
County moves forward with new women's building despite vote to delay and community outcry
"...and her privacy disappear. She knows what it's like for her pregnant body to ache on a thin jail..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Safety for Some
The mayor tries to find a way to placate Uber and Lyft
" Ultimatums reliably heighten the stakes. And they're plenty informative, too; what's most important suddenly will stand out in..."

Jan. 22, 2016 News Feature by Katie Matlack

Looking for Tony
Democrats are settling on Tony Sanchez as their next gubernatorial candidate before anyone has an idea who he is.
"...El Pasoans "grew up" with Sandra Day O'Connor, a former homegirl...."

Dec. 8, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Something to Live For
"'s simple power. While he had dabbled in spirituals before, Dorsey later recalled that song as the moment of..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Chronicle Endorsements for the November General Election
Our picks for the local, state, and national races you'll see on your ballot
"...recommendations earlier than in the past, since voting – for those of you using mail ballots – has already..."

Oct. 2, 2020 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

AFSCME Local Fires Up for 2020 Campaigns
Nina Turner, Greg Casar, MJ Hegar headline VOTE event
"...“Voters Organized Through Engagement” event of AFSCME Local 1624, for members of the local’s VOTE PAC campaign affiliate...."

Nov. 4, 2019 News Post by Michael King

No Need for Election Detox
County Judge primary campaign begins to bubble
"...a local political junkie concerned about going cold turkey for Thanksgiving, there’s no need to worry. March 2014 primary..."

Nov. 10, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Shea to Run for Mayor
Former council member says city needs vision and leadership
"...tighter water-quality regulations, will officially kick off her bid for mayor at 6pm Wednesday at Threadgill's World Headquarters. Shea..."

Jan. 31, 2012 News Post by Amy Smith

For the Activist Who Has Everything
Useless political gifts for the holiday season
"...tchotchkes going all the way back to the 1789 campaigns...."

Dec. 17, 2004 News Feature

Tzintzún Ramirez Endorses Royce West for Senate
Runners-up join forces to take on MJ Hegar in run-off
"...first-round third-place finisher Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez announced her support for state Sen. Royce West, who ran second to MJ..."

March 9, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Smoking Ordinance Headed for the Ballot
Onward Austin gets its anti-smoking signatures
" officials view tobacco use as an epidemic, responsible for 5 million deaths a year worldwide. Wherever you stand,..."

March 4, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Pct. 2 Campaigns Trade Barbs
As election day nears, the sparks are flying
"...With less than a week to go before early voting begins for the March primary that will..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature by Christopher Hooks

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