Mayor Ivy Taylor and Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8) partook in a town hall debate focused exclusively on education at the KIPP Cevallos Campus Monday.
We are one month away from early voting for the May 6 General Election. Most of the city’s eligible voters, however, will not, despite all that is at stake.
A coalition of organizations and nonprofits launched a campaign meant to raise awareness around the May 6 City Election and encourage more people to get to the polls.
Infrastructure, public safety, and connectivity among neighborhoods resonated with eight of the 10 candidates who engaged with more than 150 people.
According to a survey of 400 registered voters in San Antonio, Mayor Ivy Taylor could capture 53% of the vote on the May 6. Another predicts a runoff.
The passion that gives punch to the “Arte es Vida” bumper sticker drove many of the questions posed by a diverse audience at the mayoral forum Tuesday night.
Some have pointed to San Antonio’s increased violent crime rate as evidence of a crisis, but local crime experts say the city is still one of the safest big cities.
Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8) and Bexar County Democratic Chairman Manuel Medina revisited their differences over the Vista Ridge pipeline project during a mayoral forum at Trinity University’s Chapman Center auditorium.
Annexation mainly attracts the attention residents and businesses in the unincorporated areas targeted for annexation that can’t vote in City elections.
Mayor Ivy Taylor and Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8) are known for being at odds on several issues, but during a mayoral debate hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, they teamed up to defend the 2017 Municipal Bond after Manuel Medina called it a fiscally irresponsible package that prioritizes projects by “friends of the City.”