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Valinda Bolton Kicks Off
Former state rep says she’ll bring experience to Commissioners Court
"...St., Valinda Bolton formally initiated her run for the Democratic nomination for Travis County Commissioner, Pct. 3. Citing her..."

May 5, 2019 News Post by Michael King

'Tis the Filing Season
Progressives can breathe a sigh of relief – Sen. Bernie Sanders officially filed
"...slack times for state candidates and campaign operatives in Travis County, with few contested primaries on tap. But a..."

Dec. 18, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Club Endorsements Pile Up
Multi-club meeting scheduled for Jan. 30
"...In majority Democratic Travis County, it is also a good way to..."

Jan. 31, 2014 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Balancing the Scales of Justice on Texas’ Most Important Courts
Dems run en masse for statewide judicial seats
"...A strange sensation – hope – pervades the Texas Democratic Party this year and has resulted in something not..."

Feb. 14, 2020 News Post by Brant Bingamon

News Roundup: Delusions and Deluges
"Downtown doesn't exist just to entertain people of means."
"...Real Estate Council of Austin joined the 11th-hour Tea Party chorus in opposing the current Travis County bond proposition..."

Oct. 26, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Primary Filings: The Republicans
Texas GOP rallies challengers for both party's incumbents
"...the March 2 primaries. The GOP House committee, state party and Travis County party lists are still being brought..."

Jan. 6, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Talk About a Benedict …
Dem primary loser endorses Libertarian in Pct. 3 commissioner race
"...Albert Gonzales, who lost the Democratic primary for Pct. 3 Travis County Commissioner to Karen..."

Oct. 22, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Meet Your Candidates
Where to meet Democratic candidates before the March primaries
"...their ballot to nominate one candidate from each political party for the final run this fall), we figured readers..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Chron Events Post by Sarah Marloff

Election Update 12/20/09
Earle gets in, Isett out, Miles versus Edwards round three in Houston
"...There had been a rumor about a serious Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor – more serious than Marc..."

Dec. 20, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Grand Old Mess
Can Travis County Republicans Ever Get It Together?
"...Has anyone checked in on the Travis County Republican Party lately? What a mess. You know..."

Feb. 25, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

"...who will run for president on the Republican and Democratic tickets will largely be determined. Although Texas' relatively late..."

Feb. 25, 2000 News Feature

Election Ticker: The Final Countdown
Vote-pocalypse now!
"...changed my vote!" In the 78 Texas counties (including Travis and Hays) that use the eSlate machines produced by..."

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

Brown and Eckhardt Make Some Distinctions
What's the difference between the Dem Travis County Judge candidates? It all comes down to personality.
"...But at a candidate forum Monday night, the two Travis Coun­ty Judge candidates did manage to differentiate themselves from..."

Dec. 13, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

Dem Convention: Turning Texas blue
Travis County Dems have the spirit, yes they do!
"...embarrassed to admit this past weekend was our first county convention. But it's fair to say the same was..."

April 4, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Democrats Unite Behind Howard for District 48
GOP uncertain how to approach run-off
" outright victory in House District 48. Now, GOP party activists are divided on whether Bentzin can turn around..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond.
"...working on "well known commercial programs," but also on Travis County's public access channel. Wilkison also owns his own..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Courting the Vote
Three Vie for County Court at Law No.6
"...Jade Meeker..."

March 6, 1998 News Feature by Amy Smith

Welcome to the Primaries
A roundup of primary races important to the Austin area
"...The main statehouse event in Austin is the six-way Democratic primary battle to succeed retiring Rep. Glen Maxey in..."

March 1, 2002 News Feature

Soifer Helps Lead Abortion Fight
With more than 30 years of legal experience, Soifer is no stranger to social justice cases
"...her Downtown law office. As former chair of the Travis County Democratic Party, Soifer wrangled the orange army for..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Three Progressives Eye Biscoe's Seat
Former Sen. Barrientos, Commissioner Eckhardt, Dem Party Chair Andy Brown are top contenders
"...featured in when he and a group of other Democratic legislators fled Texas rather than populate chambers so that..."

Dec. 21, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

"...should not be ignored by anyone who cares about Travis County in terms of growth, the environment, transportation, or..."

March 3, 2000 News Feature

Judges Not Ready to Endorse Public Defender Plan
Proposed office's future even more uncertain
"...The fate of Travis County's potential public defender's office, first proposed last spring,..."

March 1, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Garry Brown's Endorsements
"...former elected officials’ endorsements – Constable Sally Hernandez, former County Commissioner Karen Huber, former County Tax Assessor-Collector Nelda Wells..."

Sept. 16, 2013 Postmarks

Med School Campaign Goes High-Speed
The campaign for a UT-Austin medical school accelerates
"...bit extra in order to transform health care in Travis County." Unless, of course, you just immediately checked the..."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Civics 101
This week, save a dog, talk Occupy, and learn about the proposed rate increase
"...TRAVIS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY joins Organizing for Amer­ica and Dem..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Column

Dems: Do Not Disturb
Travis County Democratic Party takes day off, leaves nice message
"...cannot get hold of a spokesperson from a political party for a statement, it leads to bitter mumbling under..."

March 31, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Capitol Chronicle
The new Congressional districts alter the political makeup of Central Texas.
"...metro area's population. Rep. Lloyd Doggett's Dist. 10 (eastern Travis Co.) is now impregnably Democratic; the new Dist. 31..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Res Publica
Your make-a-difference calendar for Sept. 4-10
" kick off Commute Solutions Month at this lunchtime party featuring a contest for those who arrive in the..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...six years ago I got to tangle with Williamson County. I lost. I lost big time, as a matter..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Column

Yes, No, Maybe
"...local organizations have taken positions on the Nov. 6 Travis County bond election, with the largest share of opposition..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

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