In today’s episode of Just This, Rick and I discuss several high-profile runoff election races this week that most impact San Antonio.
Monday marks the start of a five-day period of early voting for the May 22 primary runoffs, including statewide and local races.
San Antonio’s Charter Review Commission will soon consider extending terms for the mayor and City Council members from two to four years.
Voters approved the NISD’s nearly $849 million bond package Saturday, the largest in the district’s history, while in the Alamo Colleges District, one incumbent trustee and a challenger are headed to runoffs.
House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, endorsed Steve Allison on Thursday to replace Straus in House District 121. Straus is not seeking re-election after representing the district since 2005.
Here are results for select contested races in Bexar County on Tuesday. Runoff elections are set to take place on May 22.
Polls in Bexar County are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday for the 2018 Texas primaries.
The 2018 election cycle for statewide offices and Congressional midterms kicks off Tuesday with the start of early voting for the March 6 primary election.
Starting Saturday, the candidates and would-be candidates who’ve been yapping about 2018 have to put up or shut up. Those who’ll actually run file for office tomorrow through Dec. 11.
Before council can vote on such changes it will be briefed again by the Ethics Review Board chair on those additional issues.