Taylor and Nirenberg are now in a runoff sprint, with early voting starting May 30 and the runoff election on June 10.
Ana Sandoval stunned incumbent District 7 Councilman Cris Medina, winning a razor-thin general election victory with 50.79% of the votes cast in the race.
Texas lawmakers intentionally diluted the political clout of minority voters in drawing the State’s House districts, a panel of federal judges ruled Thursday.
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.
Editor’s note: This story has been updated throughout.
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.
A recent study of mayoral races — those important but rarely epic meat-and-potatoes exercises in civic responsibility — revealed some ugly facts about voters in general and Texas voters in particular.
“Four days before the pivotal 2016 election, I’m back and North Carolina is again a battleground state.”
The presidential election is far from over, Republican and Democrat representatives say.
“We should be outraged that we the people have grown too soft and ungrateful to nurture and protect that system in even the simplest of ways.”