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Elections

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Election ’16 Wrap

Austin Monitor editor Liz Pagano, politics editor Jo Clifton, and contributor Caleb Pritchard join publisher Mike Kanin to analyze the local results of the 2016 November elections. Audio embedded below.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Caleb Pritchard

Mobility bond rolls to big victory

Opting to go big, Austin voters on Tuesday night overwhelmingly approved Proposition 1, Mayor Steve Adler’s $720 million transportation bond package.The massive grab-bag of mobility infrastructure spending is the city’s largest-ever bond proposal to survive an election. Its victory is…

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Joseph Caterine

Flannigan takes District 6, ousts Zimmerman

Don Zimmerman, one of the city’s most controversial City Council members, conceded to challenger Jimmy Flannigan yesterday after the early voting results were released in the early evening, with 12,542 votes (57.65 percent) for Flannigan and 9,213 (42.35 percent) for…

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Gallo, Alter headed to District 10 runoff

In District 10, City Council Member Sheri Gallo and challenger Alison Alter are headed for a December runoff, with Gallo garnering more than 48 percent of the vote to Alter’s 35.52 percent. The other candidates in the race, Robert Walker…

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Caleb Pritchard

Commissioner Gerald Daugherty retains Precinct 3 seat

Travis County Commissioner Gerald Daugherty won a fourth term in office on Tuesday night.The Commissioners Court’s lone Republican triumphed over his Democratic, novice office-seeker David Holmes, in a close race that early voting results showed as virtually tied shortly after…

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Garza, Casar easily win re-election

District 4 City Council Member Greg Casar, the youngest member ever elected to the City Council, claimed another victory last night, beating two opponents who seemed almost invisible.District 2 Council Member Delia Garza – Council’s first Latina, elected during her…

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