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Lee Leffingwell Makes a Splash
Council member named Conservationist of the Year
"...likely be rewarded with a blank stare. If you're Lee Leffingwell, waxing crapper will get you the Texas chapter..."

April 10, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Ask Lee Leffingwell Anything
Mayor takes to Reddit
"...Ever wonder if Mayor Lee Leffingwell gets his polos at Jos. A. Bank or..."

March 11, 2014 News Post by Brandon Watson

City Hall Hustle: Lee Leffingwell's Big Adventure
The new mayor promises a safe landing
"...present to outgoing Mayor Will Wynn – a new, sleek street bicycle, complete with basket, compass, and shock-white streamers..."

June 26, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Lee Leffingwell: 'Think Long-Range'
The incumbent mayor defends his record
"...Lee Leffingwell: Well, I think first and foremost has to..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

The Hustle for Mayor: Lee Leffingwell
The Place 1 pol and mayoral candidate opens up to the Hustle
"...In his interview with The Hustle For Mayor, Lee Leffingwell inveighs on hunkering, budget challenges the city faces,..."

April 23, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Leffingwell Endorses Adler
Mayor calls attorney the "most trustworthy” candidate
"...Monday afternoon in front of City Hall, Mayor Lee Leffingwell endorsed attorney Steve Adler to succeed him as..."

Oct. 27, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Leffingwell's (Yawn) Re-Election Announcement
Incumbent plans on staying put – if that's OK with you.
"...In a move surprising no one, City Council Member Lee Leffingwell's campaign team issues a press release announcing his..."

Nov. 28, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Leffingwell, Shade: Stanford Behind Culleton Ads
Meeker's newly-former campaign manager colluding with his former campaign treasurer in attack ads
"...of explosive press releases from the Randi Shade and Lee Leffingwell camps this morning, on the Rick Culleton-financed –..."

April 29, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Leffingwell Proposes Rail/Comp Bond Vote in 2012
Change to city attorney's office, single-member districts also
"...comprehensive bond election? – got an answer this afternoon: Lee Leffingwell is calling for a combined rail and comp..."

June 16, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Leffingwell Still In
City Council candidate Lee Leffingwell will continue his Place 1 run despite recent personal tragedy
"...Thursday morning, April 28, City Council Place 1 candidate Lee Leffingwell held a brief press conference outside his home..."

April 29, 2005 News Feature

Finance Fireworks Flare For Leffingwell, McCracken (Updated)
Leffingwell says McCracken grossly exceeds out-of-town contributions; McCracken's crew shoots back
"...the legal limit on out-of-town contributions by some $8,500. Lee Leffingwell's campaign says McCracken should know better, as together..."

May 3, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Leffingwell Files Complaint Against McCracken
Files in municipal court; alleges 49 violations in McCracken's out-of-town contributions
"...As his campaign said it would, Lee Leffingwell filed a complaint in Austin's municipal court today..."

May 4, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Leffingwell's Got It in the Bag
City to look at sacking petroleum grocery bags.
"...the city-endorsed switch to fluorescent bulbs), City Council Member Lee Leffingwell's got questions about grocery bags. Not paper or..."

April 16, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Leffingwell Shares the Ride
Former mayor now chair of “Ridesharing Works” campaign
"...favor of Proposition 1, announced today that former mayor Lee Leffingwell has joined the campaign as chairman. “I am..."

April 12, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Leffingwell Announces ‘Rail – or Fail’
In final ‘State of the City’ address, mayor strongly pushes urban rail
"...With a trace of lighthearted nostalgia, Mayor Lee Leffingwell delivered his final State of the City address..."

Feb. 25, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Leffingwell Bites the Apple
Mayor criticizes AISD school closure plans
"...into Austin Independent School District business. But now Mayor Lee Leffingwell has broken that detente by attacking district plans..."

Jan. 12, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Rollergirls Pulling for Mayor Leffingwell at Fun Fun Fun (Literally)
Flat track Roller Derby league smashes on Saturday, tugs on Sunday
"...to the Fun Fun Fun Aqua Olympics with Mayor Lee Leffingwell on Sunday...."

Aug. 17, 2012 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Leffingwell Announces New Initiatives
Mayor Breaks New City Policies on April 1st
"...If it's Sunday, it must be April 1st. Mayor Lee Leffingwell met the challenge by announcing a series of..."

April 1, 2012 News Post by Michael King

Lee & Carole & Brewster & All of Us ...
Five candidates for mayor jockey to be first among equals
"...himself as a stronger champion of renewable energy than Lee Leffingwell, depicting his own proposals as a way out..."

May 1, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Place 1: A Clear Victory for Leffingwell
Meeker's anti-Wal-Mart cred fails to bring in the votes
"...he failed to do that. The challenge to incumbent Lee Leffingwell by the former Responsible Growth for Northcross spokesman..."

May 16, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Meeker vs. Leffingwell
Race for City Council's Place 1 seat off to a bruising start
"...is making up for his late start against incumbent Lee Leffing­well with the stridency of his campaign...."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

(Frank) Leffingwell for Judge
Former mayor's son is up for WilCo judge
"...O'Neill. Occasionally, it's familial. That's the case with Frank Leffingwell, Round Rock City Council member and now a candidate..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Leffingwell Has RECA To Thank for His Approval Rating
"...endorsement of Brigid Shea for mayor really stands out: Lee Leffingwell “has … been on the wrong side of..."

May 1, 2012 Postmarks

Leffingwell Has Failed To Lead on Water
"...Dear Editor, Michael King’s profile on the Lee Leffingwell vs. Brigid Shea campaign leads with the incumbent’s..."

April 17, 2012 Postmarks

Cool City: The Leffingwell Lens
One council member's view of the Austin Climate Protection Plan
"...decision at City Hall, we visited with Council Member Lee Leffingwell. Addressing climate change by significantly reducing carbon dioxide..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Leffingwell Leapfrogs to Mayor?
Current Council Member considering run for the mayor's seat.
"...Will Council Member Lee Leffingwell run for mayor? That question has proved popular..."

June 26, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Wynn, Leffingwell Moved to Undiscosed Location
Mayor, council member meet with Bush, Cheney. The horror, the horror …
"...Wynn, Leffingwell to Accept Honor for Policies Supporting Military Personnel..."

Sept. 18, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Leffingwell Gets Faulked Over?
Did the City Council member accidentally wade into a debate with SOS?
"...espeically for one of the participants, City Council member Lee Leffingwell. Talking to Lee today, he said he agreed..."

Aug. 21, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Deport Leffingwell
"...should have been unneeded, and finally prevailed. Former Mayor Lee Leffingwell, the chair of Ridesharing Works for Austin, had..."

May 5, 2016 Postmarks

It's 'Mayor Leffingwell' Now
Twenty-point lead evokes Monday McCracken concession
"...bow out of the mayoral run-off election, effectively making Lee Leffingwell Austin's next mayor. "I believe that pursuing a..."

May 15, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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