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With Six Seats Up in the Air, City Council Could Look Very Different Next Year
Ready to rumble?
"...races to fill the open seats in D7 and D10 will be interesting. In each race, multiple candidates are..."

Jan. 5, 2024 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Public Notice: City Budget Season Continues
A primer on the schedule and the tax rates
"...D10: Thu., Aug. 4, 6:30pm, Jewish Comm. Ctr., 7300 Hart..."

July 29, 2022 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Campaign Cash Cascades Into Council Candidate Coffers
See what your candidate raised
"...a close second to Alison Alter in the 2020 D10 race, with $347,616 on hand – $300,000 of that..."

July 22, 2022 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Be It Flood or Fire, Austin Is Preparing for Disasters to Come
Austin residents must be prepared for hell or high water
"...told the Chronicle. The areas of highest risk in D10 should be mitigated by the end of this year,..."

May 27, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Election Ticker: Race for Austin's Next Mayor Heats Up
Israel kicks off quest to make history in mayoral race, plus more news
"...citywide electorate is much less conservative than West Austin's D10. Still, Virden's not hurting for campaign cash, thanks to..."

Jan. 14, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

At Council: More Apartments, North and South
Council considers two zoning cases facing opposition from surrounding neighbors
"...city housing data shows 24 affordable units produced in D10 since 2018, the fewest of any district. The request..."

Oct. 15, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

New Districts Set the Stage for the Politics of the 2020s
The city and state begin to show their work
"...D6 voters on the western edge of town into D10, including River Place – the neighborhood whose white-hot rage..."

Sept. 24, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Alter Holds Onto Her Council Seat, While Flannigan Is Narrowly Defeated
A tale of two incumbents in the run-off election
"...vote. To the south, in Tuesday's other Coun­cil run-off, D10 CM Alison Alter barely held onto her seat against..."

Dec. 18, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

It's Election Night! Time to Count the Last Few Ballots Cast in 2020
FINAL: Kelly unseats Flannigan; Alter, Boswell, Lugo prevail
"...incumbents - District 6 Council Member Jimmy Flannigan and D10 CM Alison Alter - are seeking re-election against challengers..."

Dec. 15, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Challengers Hit Speed Bumps in Run-Off Council Races
Almost at the finish line
"...forward. Unless you want homeless encampments [to remain in] D10, that's not how we move forward." Out-Neighboring Alter?..."

Dec. 4, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Will the GOP Return to City Hall?
Right-leaning challengers aim to unseat CMs in run-offs
"...Virden beating two better-known challengers to face Alter in D10 have imbued each race with symbolic importance for Austin..."

Nov. 13, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Hey, at Least Trump Lost!
The best news came last in the longest election ever
"...on the west side (which overlaps some with Council D10) as well as districtwide for the At-Large Place 8..."

Nov. 13, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Record Number of Votes Were Cast in AISD Board Races. The Run-Offs Will Be a Different Story.
Lower voter turnout may intensify already close races
"...and 10; while D6 lies mostly outside of AISD, D10 has significant (though not exact) overlap with D5...."

Nov. 13, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Westside City Council Races Go to Polarized Run-Offs
Districts 6 and 10 head to another race
"...for another run-off herself in Central and West Austin's D10, which has never been decided on Election Day since..."

Nov. 6, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Election Day Live Coverage for Travis County
Tracking the local races
"...certainly face Jennifer Virden in the second round in D10. Incumbents Greg Casar (D4) and Leslie Pool (D7) won..."

Nov. 3, 2020 News Post by the News Staff

Election Ticker: Are We There Yet?
The latest – and last! – news from the campaign trail before Election Day
"...Louis Herrin III in D4, and Jennifer Virden in D10. Both Kelly and Herrin are endorsed by the Travis..."

Oct. 30, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

City Council District 10: In Seven-Car Race, Alter Finds Center Lane
D10 appears most likely to end in a December run-off – predicting who will make it past Nov. 3 is not easy.
"...longtime state official who finished third in the eight-way D10 race in 2014, has the best shot at making..."

Oct. 9, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin at Large: The Costly Pastime of Politics
The big bucks are rolling in to local candidates and PACs. Why, and for what?
"...that kind of money are up against Alter in D10: Pooja Sethi, Robert Thomas, and Jennifer Virden all have..."

Oct. 9, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Chronicle Endorsements for the November General Election
Our picks for the local, state, and national races you'll see on your ballot
"...D10 in Central and West Austin includes a number of..."

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

Public Notice: Through the Looking Glass
The strange logic of "new urban" housing policy
"...D10: Tue., Sept. 29 (Alison Alter, Robert Thomas, Belinda Greene,..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Council Candidates in District 6 and 10 Diverge on Police, Housing, Land Use
Race(s) to the West
"...the most contentious aspect of that effort in many D10 neighborhoods – are needed, especially around transit stops. She's..."

Aug. 21, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin At Large: The Dog That Caught the Cop Car
De-policing becomes partisanized, but who is really putting themselves at risk?
"...voter (not the median Austin resident) are D7 and D10, and Council Members Leslie Pool and Alison Alter have..."

Aug. 21, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

As Council Campaigns Begin, the Cash Rolls In
Off to the races!
"...Finally, there were big numbers posted in the affluent D10 race. Incumbent Alison Alter raised $83,588 since January from..."

July 24, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Public Notice: Cruz (Out of) Control
Whose well-being does the junior senator have at heart?
"...D10: Wed, 5/20, 5pm..."

May 15, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Braces Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...retiring after 14 contentious years; and in the northern D10, Tom Maynard, R-Florence, in office since 2013. Both races..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...retiring after 14 contentious years, and in the northern D10, Tom Maynard, R-Florence, in office since 2013. Both races..."

Feb. 18, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

2020 Council Races Already Taking Shape
Alter draws a challenger for D10 seat
"...Code Revision in its current form or, like the D10 incumbent, wanted to see some scaling back of upzonings..."

Dec. 27, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Public Notice – LDC Revision: Notes & Notices
"...D10 (CM Alter) Mon., Oct. 21, 7-9pm, Highland Park Baptist..."

Oct. 18, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Austin City Council v. Climate Change
City Hall backs resilience, electric vehicles
"...Last week's other climate resolution, authored by D10 CM Alison Alter, focused on a different way to..."

May 17, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Council: Back to Work!
Police, Fire, Water top a slim agenda post-election, pre-Thanksgiving
"...2), Travis Country (D8), Goodnight Ranch (D2), Loop 360/Davenport (D10) and Canyon Creek (D6) completed by the summer of..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

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