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League of Women Voters Finds New Map Flawed
"...To the editor of the Austin Chronicle: The League of Women Voters of..."

Oct. 20, 2003 Postmarks

League of Left-Out Voters
In a busy election season, the Statesman grapples with space and its endorsements
"...In a hectic election season, the League of Women Voters is often seen as an invaluable,..."

Oct. 28, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Opinion: Suffragettes of White Supremacy
Ashley Cheng, co-host of the Rabble podcast, looks at the history of racism in Austin’s suffrage movement
"...the prohibition part, this could be from any number of feminist Facebook posts leading up to Super Tuesday. Alas,..."

March 13, 2020 Column by Ashley Cheng

Texas Voting Rights Groups, Voters Sue Gov. Abbott Over Order Closing Ballot Delivery Sites
One location per county is unconstitutional, suit argues
"...The Texas League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), League of Women..."

Oct. 2, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

Picking Shades of Blue in the 2020 Texas Dem Primary
The Austin Chronicle Show takes a look at the March 3 ballot
"...While I went to party with pets, my colleagues Mike Clark-Madison and Michael King took the reins of..."

Feb. 14, 2020 News Post by Kimberley Jones

The Judgment of the Rev. Crabb
The House Redistricting Committee chair behaves very, very badly.
"...State Rep. Joe Crabb, R-Atascocita, who as chair of the House Redistricting Committee has distinguished himself by equal..."

Sept. 12, 2003 News Column by Michael King

We Have an Issue: The Grubby Side of Composting
Inside this week’s cover story about where our food waste goes to die ... and live again
"..."It's all very apocalyptic, which is kind of fun."..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Column by Kimberley Jones

No Exceptions for Ike-Displaced Voters
A voter-registration deadline extension looks unlikely
"...to be going nowhere. Last week, Houston Votes, the League of Women Voters of Texas, and other groups asked..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Success So Far in Spite of 'Chronicle'
"...do so. The Chronicle opposed Proposition 3, but the voters of Austin approved the charter amendment anyway. The Chronicle..."

March 4, 2013 Postmarks

Women's Legislative Days
"Where are all the young people?"
"...At last week's Women's Legislative Days conference, about 300 women – many older,..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

"EcoNetwork" Launches Online Enviro Voters' Guide
Environmentalists can see where candidates stand
"...Austin EcoNetwork's just-launched Election Navigator – a multimedia clearinghouse of candidate positions and video interviews with most of those..."

Oct. 24, 2014 News Feature by Greg Harman

Time for Public Financing of Elections
"...spend some time and energy advocating for public financing of campaigns and against corporate corruption and for universal health..."

April 13, 2008 Postmarks

Quote of the Week
"...to know if the sun were to instantly turn off, this entire planet would turn into an ice ball..."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Column

Public Notice: Out of the Frying Pan ...
Council resumes regular schedule next week
"...mention CM Ora Houston's proposal to create a Department of Neighborhoods. And there are scheduled public hearings on complaints..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Meet Your Council Candidates: The city and the League of Women Voters Austin Area will host virtual forums..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Feature

The Greening of George W. Bush
An industry pollution control program started backed by Gov. George W. Bush has cleaned less than 3% of the industrial toxic emissions it aimed to clean up.
"...One of the final acts of the 76th legislative session was..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...to say, "There is no end to the amount of good you can do if you don't seek the..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Seven of Five
Brewster McCracken, Margot Clarke lead the pack in a crowded open-seat City Council race
"...This is not the kind of campaign rhetoric Austinites are used to hearing, after years..."

April 18, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Rest of the Races
"...from last week's numerous Democratic club forums, with many of the groups reporting large membership turnouts and in some..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...The biggest stories of any year in Austin tend to unfold over weeks..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Groping Women, Ducking Questions, Fighting Lightweights, Bashing Bonds
Election notes from the city, state, country, and beyond
"...This Presidential Race? Just Relax and Enjoy It: Shades of Claytie Williams have begun creeping into the presidential race,..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

New to Town? Here Are Nine of the Biggest News Stories Affecting Locals.
A primer on Austin politics
"...Austin, where you’re either re-acclimating to the increasing chaos of life in an ever-growing metropolis or getting your first..."

Aug. 30, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Something Short of Miraculous
Months in the making, the city's plan to maintain reproductive services at Brack still raises questions.
"...afternoon rush-hour march from Brackenridge Hospital to the headquarters of the Diocese of Austin, carrying signs that expressed "keep..."

Jan. 11, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Hey, $25 Is Cheap for This Crowd
Local activist irked City Hall mixer open to the public – for $25.
"...energy conservation proponent Paul Robbins points out the upcoming League of Women Voters Meetup With City Council and County..."

Nov. 20, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Save East Austin Schools PAC vs. Facts
How did something so wrong get into the League of Women Voters’ voting guide?
"...it's less buyer beware than voter beware. The new League of Women Voters of the Austin Area guide to..."

Oct. 27, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Task Force to Abbott: Don't Mess With Texas
Minority and voter representation advocates deplore AG's stalling
"...The League of Women Voters, MALDEF and the NAACP have a..."

Nov. 30, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Taking Politics Back to School
State Board of Ed races highlight educational tensions
"...One only has to sit in the State Board of Education's boardroom and look out the window to see..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Lege Lines: Texas GOP Tees up More Voter ID Nonsense
Secretary of State issues election advisory, ignites right-wing voter fraud frenzy
"...When newly appointed Texas Secretary of State David Whitley (until recently a top aide to..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Public Notice: Learning to Share?
A full week of Proposition 1
"...The Truth of the Matter..."

April 29, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Funding Balance
Some Austin politicos think qualified candidates of average means are deterred from running due to low contribution limits
"...– a sizable chunk financed by deep-pocketed mega-donors – voters are given another reminder that political power and influence..."

Dec. 11, 2015 News Feature by Jack Craver

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