Category Archives: Elections

City Council, mayoral candidate forums coming up

Austinites will have the opportunity to get to know their City Council and mayoral candidates better in the coming weeks in several series of debates. Coming up first is Ballot Boxing, a series of candidate forums sponsored by The Austin Chronicle, The … Continue reading

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Meet your City Council candidates tonight

Burleson Heights is hosting an informal meeting with the candidates for the newly created District 3 City Council seat. Under the 10-1 plan approved by Austin voters in 2012, Austin will be divided into 10 districts, each represented by one … Continue reading

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Early voting begins for Nov. 5 election

Early voting started today and continues through Nov. 1 for an election that includes voting on city affordable housing bonds and several state constitutional amendments. Races for District 50 state representative and some area city seats do not apply to … Continue reading

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AISD bond election

Voting has begun for an Austin Independent School District bond election, which includes four propositions. If approved, they would fund a total of $892.4 million in improvements and previously delayed maintenance. Election day is May 11, and early voting continues through … Continue reading

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Neighborhood calendar for July

So far July is shaping up as a quiet month with a few important events. Coming up are the monthly Police Commander’s Forum, the Independence Day fireworks display on Auditorium Shores, a possible Planning Commission hearing on the Carlson Drive issue, … Continue reading

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Urban rail plan would reach more parts of city

A proposed urban rail system would have another 10 miles of track and reach into more parts of the city under a plan offered by city transportation planners. The original plan proposed electric-powered rail on 16.5 miles of track from … Continue reading

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City election today

Polls are open in today’s mayoral and City Council election, and voting will continue until 7 p.m. Precincts in our neighborhoods have changed. Burleson Heights and Burleson-Parker now are divided into precincts 431 and 440. See a map that shows … Continue reading

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