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.
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.”
Carlton Soules, a conservative Republican, will help Manuel Medina’s bid to become San Antonio’s next mayor.
Bexar County Democratic Chairman Manuel Medina, who has never held an elected government office, is running for Mayor of San Antonio.
When it comes to local government, sometimes cities need managers and sometimes they need visionaries.
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.
All three mayoral candidates will come together at the Pearl Stable Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. for a town hall debate organized by the Rivard Report.