For San Antonio to be at its healthiest, its residents need and deserve safe places to move more and sit less.
Bexar County Democratic Chairman Manuel Medina, who has never held an elected government office, is running for Mayor of San Antonio.
Nirenberg saw San Antonio’s promise before the city developed into what it is today; keeping that momentum going is one of his top priorities as a mayoral candidate.
In 2015, Ivy Taylor received 52% of the runoff vote against Van de Putte, making her the first elected black mayor of San Antonio and the second woman.
City Council unanimously approved Thursday, as expected, the ballot language and date for the Saturday, May 6 General and Bond Election.
With less than three months until the city election, San Antonio’s three major mayoral candidates began defining their positions on a host of local issues.
Mayoral candidates Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8) and Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina participated in a panel discussion in front of retired senior citizens at Morningside Ministries at The Meadows.
There will be six ballot items that represent the $850 million 2017 Municipal Bond among local races for mayor and City Council seats.
The bond would bring badly-needed infrastructure upgrades to neighborhoods and historic investment in transformative, citywide projects.
Councilman Rey Saldaña is deferring his mayoral ambitions for at least two years, opting for a fourth and final term on City Council representing District 4 and the city’s Southside.