29 results, sorted by relevance | sort by date
Laura Morrison Announces Mayoral Campaign
Council vet to campaign on "transparency, inclusiveness, collaboration"
"'s fundraising limitations (formerly six months) has expanded the campaign window. Adler's official kickoff is this Sunday, and Morrison..."

Jan. 12, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Laura Morrison Kicks Off Mayoral Campaign
Former council member begins her bid
"...A couple hundred people at Threadgill's World Headquarters Monday..."

March 30, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

2018 Primary Election Notes
The news you need
"...Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez has finally hired a campaign manager: Bill Romjue, a longtime Dem strategist. Romjue helped..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Feature by News Staff

Campaign Notes: Adler vs. ?
Citywide election pool begins to fill up
"...Adler also intends to run, and unofficially initiated his campaign recently when Jim Wick, who managed Adler's 2014 campaign,..."

Dec. 8, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Adler’s 2017 Austin Checklist
As 2018 dawns, the mayor compiles a list of accomplishments
"...different circumstances, most notably the beginning of the mayor's campaign for re-election (formal announcement to come Jan. 14 at..."

Jan. 5, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Election Ticker: The Final Countdown
Vote-pocalypse now!
" the cumulative early voting totals and the latest campaign finance reports. We've got deep dives into both on..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Two-Horse Race for Mayor
Can Laura Morrison hope to edge out Steve Adler?
"...That's one way to think about the upcoming mayoral campaign between incumbent Steve Adler and former Council Member..."

July 6, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Dark Money, Sunlight, and Political Soccer Games
Shadowy funding works its way into Austin campaigns
"...not exactly new to Austin politics. In the 2014 mayoral campaign, an out-of-state political action committee, the South Forward..."

Sept. 21, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Steve Adler Mounts Second Bid to Run City
Mayor shares his vision for Austin's next four years
"...On Sunday afternoon, Mayor Steve Adler formally initiated his 2018 re-election campaign before a packed house at Saenger­run­de Hall...."

Jan. 19, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

"...In the March 30 report on mayoral candidate Laura Morrison's kickoff event ("Laura Morrison Kicks Off..."

April 6, 2018 Column

Point Austin: What You Say, and How You Say It
Ballot language argument is a snapshot of polarized Austin politics
" operations, directed to the ballot by petition. Petition campaigners prefer that language be as simple as possible, e.g.,..."

Aug. 17, 2018 News Column by Michael King

CodeNEXT Wrecks Austin
Or did Austin wreck CodeNEXT?
"...Drive through the city today and you'll spot "CodeNEXT..."

May 25, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

With a Possible Update to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Former Council Members Recall Local Scandal
How a misunderstanding changed Austin politics
"...had met privately with a lobbyist concerning a bond campaign. Writing for the 7-2 majority, Presiding Judge Sharon Keller..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Election Ticker: You’ve Got to Be Joking
Laughing our way through campaign season
"...Want all the fun of Ken Paxton's campaign without the hatred, vitriol, or stupidity? Go to Twitter,..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Where Have We Heard That Before?
Perennial notes in city politics ...
"...– Laura Morrison, mayoral campaign kickoff, March 26, 2018..."

April 13, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Council: Doctor’s Orders
Sides lining up on paid sick time proposal
"...A good bet to dominate debate in today's City..."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

More From Laura Morrison
Mayoral candidate on CodeNEXT, APA, public process
"...City Council Member Laura Morrison filed paperwork initiating a campaign for mayor, challenging incumbent Steve Adler. The Chronicle spoke..."

Jan. 11, 2018 News Post by Michael King

Live Election Night Results & Updates
The latest from the polls and candidate watch parties
"...her trans identity was not the focus of her campaign but acknowledged that it made her candidacy “an inspiration..."

Nov. 6, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Election Ticker: Last Chance for Controversy
E-Day is tomorrow! Here's the latest news before it's too late.
"...went LARPing over the weekend to deface most every campaign sign, regardless of ideology, at the strategic hi-vis intersection..."

Nov. 5, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Public Notice: Doomed?
Looking forward to the November ballot
"...Community Not Commodity trundled 32,000 petition signatures into City..."

April 6, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Sheryl Cole and Chito Vela: The Prize Fight
All eyes on the Democratic primary run-off in House District 46
"...garnered enough votes for a simple majority, extending their campaigns into a run-off. Voters in the district, which stretches..."

May 4, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

So Goes CodeNEXT
Fallout from a canceled rewrite
"...The six-year, $8.5 million rewrite exposed a contentious divide..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Mayor's Ex-Budget Chief Joins Prop K Team
Another strange bedfellow
"...Supporters of Proposition K (the "efficiency audit") have been..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Supremes Reject Ballot Lawsuits
Court denies requests that Council rewrite proposition language
"...Although arguments in the separate lawsuits (represented in both..."

Aug. 28, 2018 News Post by Michael King

Austin at Large: Beto in the Fast Lane
O'Rourke bounces right back into an adoring, ambivalent Austin
" they have about the incumbent. So Beto's two-years-long-already campaign for federal office, on federal issues, against an unlovely..."

April 5, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Strama Leaving House
Updated: Mayoral rumors swirl as successors line up
"...position him nicely for a statewide run in, say, 2018 or 2022. Much better than twiddling his thumbs as..."

Feb. 21, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Fours on the Floor
Handicapping the next Council's coalitions on land use
"...would fall firmly in the preservationist camp, though her campaign's been quiet for a while. James Val­a­dez and Amit..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

NAACP Issues “Clarion Call” to City Government
Linder challenges city to “quit talking” about equity and “send money”
"...that’s not good enough.” Citing the expectation of a mayoral re-election campaign in 2018, Linder said, “We’re going to..."

Aug. 10, 2017 News Post by Michael King

AISD: Fall Election Drought?
Board balance in question as few candidates step up
"...council candidates faced the high cost of a city-wide campaign. This time, the overall campaigning cost of running for..."

Jan. 10, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Updates for SXSW 2019

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle