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Race-Based Voting?
Some candidates say names, race influenced election
"...Before election day, all three races with more than two candidates were expected to go..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Mayoral Dance Card Suddenly Shrinks
Patsy Woods Martin and Bill McLellan end fledgling campaigns
"...The very tentative field of Austin mayoral candidates shrunk abruptly this week, as two prominent candidates..."

Jan. 28, 2014 News Post by Michael King

City Council: The Race Is On
Previewing November’s elections for Districts 1, 3, 8, and 9
"...Below, we preview the field for the four Council races that have drawn a set of challengers. And come..."

June 22, 2018 News Feature by the News Staff

Travis Duncan Enters Mayor Race
Candidate says he’ll bring “people’s power plan” to Austin
"...There’s a new entry in Austin’s mayoral race, joining incumbent Steve Adler and challenger Laura Morrison..."

March 14, 2018 News Post by Michael King

Curtain Up on Mayor’s Race
Centex Dem forum opens with ‘major’ candidates
"...In the first face-to-face meeting of the fledgling Austin mayoral race, the Central Texas Democratic Forum hosted candidates Steve..."

June 22, 2014 News Post by Michael King

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

Mayoral Dance Card Suddenly Shrinks
Martin and McLellan bow out of race
"...The very tentative field of Austin mayoral candidates shrunk abruptly this week, as two prominent candidates..."

Jan. 31, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Laura Morrison Kicks Off Mayoral Campaign
Former council member begins her bid
"...Gary Hyatt, Bill Oakey, D8 Coun­cil candidate Bobby Levinski, mayoral candidate Travis Duncan, Mary Ingle, AISD board member Ann..."

March 30, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

The Money Race
Who's cleaning up?
"...The campaign finance reporting period for mayoral and City Council run-off races covered the period from..."

Dec. 12, 2014 News Feature

The Money Race
Who raised the most money?
"...The third campaign finance reporting period for mayoral and City Council races ran from Sept. 26-Oct. 25;..."

Oct. 31, 2014 News Feature

The Money Race
10-1 30 days out
"...The second campaign finance reporting period for mayoral and City Council races ran from July 1-Sept. 25;..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Feature

District 9 Race Warms Up
Tovo, Riley kick off campaigns
"...in what will likely be the second most-closely watched race of the season...."

June 6, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

Commissioner Race Heats Up
Shea formally announces her candidacy for Pct. 2
"...The former City Council member and 2012 mayoral candidate is running for the open Precinct 2 seat..."

June 23, 2013 News Post by Amy Smith

The Race Begins -- With Race
"...Former council member and current mayoral candidate Eric Mitchell called a campaign kickoff press conference..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

The Money Race
10-1 Campaign Dollars
"...The first campaign finance reporting period for mayoral and City Council races ended June 30; reports were..."

July 18, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Primary Update: GOP Winning Turnout Race
First four days show weak voter interest
"...about there being a primary election straight after the mayoral election (GOP House District 47 candidate Ryan Downton told..."

May 18, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Council Notes: Incentives, Booze, and More
Not quite as exciting as mayoral race buzz, but today's agenda matters
"...this week was the unexpected-yet-seemingly-orchestrated shake-up in the mayor's race, when two of the three deep-pocketed, well-connected "outsider" candidates..."

Jan. 31, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

City Hall Hustle: First One In
McCracken cracks open his war chest in officially declaring his candidacy for mayor
"...excitement and anticipation of Austin's political class for the mayoral and City Council elections in May. For some crowds,..."

Dec. 12, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

McCracken Hits the Campaign Circuit
Mayor Pro Tem announces run at solar panel plant, but Leffingwell supporters still wax sunny
"...Brewster McCracken flipped the switch on the 2009 mayoral race with his official election announcement today. Flanked by..."

Dec. 8, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Run-Off: Live Election Coverage
An historic race crosses the finish line
"...a close. As run-off results come in for the mayoral and Districts 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and..."

Dec. 16, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

‘Ain’t Nothing but a House Party’
Cole announces a 10-district ‘listening’ tour
"...Pro Tem Sheryl Cole is not yet a declared mayoral candidate. But she’s beginning to act like one –..."

April 22, 2014 News Post by Michael King

If You Can't Stand the Heat ...
Republican Jill Warren is behind in the polls and going negative on her Democratic opponent Ann Kitchen, in the race for House District 48 in Travis County.
"...from the campaigns of the only contested state legislative race in the city. Democrat Ann Kitchen and Republican Jill..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

City Hall Hustle: Win, Place, and No-Show
One race, two walkovers, and games to be played later
"...go-round should be competitive. In other words: The Hustle's horse-race coverage might have a couple (well, at least one)..."

March 18, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Live Election Night Results & Updates
The latest from the polls and candidate watch parties
"...And we haven't done much on the Lege races tonight because most of them were predictable, but wouldn't..."

Nov. 6, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Funding Balance
Some Austin politicos think qualified candidates of average means are deterred from running due to low contribution limits
"...last year when Mayor Steve Adler became the first mayoral candidate to raise more than a million dollars, a..."

Dec. 11, 2015 News Feature by Jack Craver

The Fight of His Life
Are Ronney Reynolds' Mayoral Hopes on the Ropes?
"...Mayoral Candidate Kirk Watsonphotograph by John Anderson It was a..."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Men Who Would be Mayor
Scrambling for Money, Consensus, & Power
"...another candidate into the leather and oak decor of mayoralty at City Hall...."

April 25, 1997 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Postmarks
The Chronicle endorsements (or lack thereof) under fire.
"...Watson was not worthy of being endorsed in the mayoral race leads me to urgency in this reply. I..."

May 5, 2000 Column

Point Austin: A Few Thoughts About Money
What the campaign finance reports say about Austin's politics
"...pulled the big numbers for your review ("The Money Race," Oct. 10), and that's about as far as we've..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Municipal Death Match!
With five council seats open, mayor and Place 1 look like the headliners
"...face token or no opposition, the seats freed by mayoral contenders Lee Leffingwell and Brewster McCracken mean new blood..."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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