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Mark Richardson is a multimedia journalist, editor and writer who has worked in digital, print and broadcast media for three decades. He is a nationally recognized editor and reporter who has covered government, politics and the environment. A journalism graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, he was recently awarded a Foundation for Investigative Journalism grant and has three Associated Press Managing Editors awards for excellence in reporting.
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Environmental Democrats set to endorse
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by Mark Richardson
The Austin Environmental Democrats are holding an endorsement meeting today. The group will be reviewing and voting on candidates in City Council Districts 1, 2 and 3. Candidates’ answers to questionnaires were distributed to members via the club’s website. Only members whose dues are current will be allowed to vote. The group will hold endorsement meetings for Districts 4, 7 and 10 on Sept. 3 and Districts 5, 6 and 8 on Sept. 17. The group held an endorsement meeting Aug. 6 for District 9 and the mayor’s race, but no candidate got the required 60 percent vote to earn an endorsement. The Environmental Democrats meet at 11:30 a.m. at El Mercado South at 1302 South First St.
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