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Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by Matt Largey

Who’s running for Austin City Council? Join us for a series of forums to hear from the candidates.

Five seats on the Austin City Council are up for election this November.

What do you want the candidates to be talking about as they try to earn your vote?

We’re teaming up with KUT News for a series of virtual City Council candidate forums starting Monday, Sept. 21. Find a schedule of the forums (and learn how to find out what district you’re in) along with a form to submit questions for the candidates below.

Then join us at for these livestreamed events to hear the candidates answer your questions.

District 2 — Monday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.
District 4 — Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m.
District 6 — Monday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m.
District 7 — Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m.
District 10 — Monday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.







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Austin City Council: The Austin City Council is the body with legislative purview over the City of Austin. It offers policy direction, while the office of the City Manager implements administrative actions based on those policies. Until 2012, the body contained seven members, including the city's Mayor, all elected at-large. In 2012, City of Austin residents voted to change that system and now 10 members of the Council are elected based on geographic districts. The Mayor continues to be elected at-large.

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