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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22, 2018
On the first day of early voting for the Nov. 6 General Election, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20), and Texas State Senator José Menéndez (D-26) called on Bexar County to quickly resolve voting issues, and encouraged voters not to give up. During a news conference at Las Palmas Library, an early voting site, Castro and Menéndez said problems on Oct. 22, included outdated voting machines with no paper records, system glitches, incorrect voter information, staffing shortages, long lines and a lack of accommodations for disabled voters.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22, 2018
Scroll down to replay full video: Leaders from COPS/Metro, a coalition of churches, schools and unions, asked candidates for Congress and the Texas Legislature to support the coalition’s agenda on issues from public school funding and predatory lending to immigration and workforce development during its General Election Accountability Session Oct. 16, 2018 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in the San Antonio suburb of Helotes.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 19, 2018
Replay video of the debate between candidates for  U.S. House District 21: Republican Chip Roy, Democrat Joseph Kopser and Libertarian Lee Santos. The debate was hosted by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio area and was moderated by Jim Forsyth, host of the KLRN program On the Record.  
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 17, 2018
The battle lines are drawn over Alamo Plaza. Leading the charge to defend the iconic public space is the San Antonio Conservation Society, which has collected 7,500 signatures on its Petition to Save Alamo Plaza.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 16, 2018
Click here to replay the KENS5 video of the debate in San Antonio By Patrick Svitek and Matt Zdun, The Texas Tribune