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Written by urban15 on Oct 24 2019 - 4:33pm
On the eve of Election Day, November's episode of Hidden Histories delves into the archives of Ruben Munguia, exploring the role of print shops and print culture in electoral politics. From the early days of La Estrellita Printing Shop on Sunders Street, the Munguia family played an integral role in the emergence of political power on San Antonio's West and Southsides.
Written by Justice Garza on Apr 30 2018 - 12:52pm
The UTSA Mexico Center, in collaboration with UNAM-San Antonio and the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, invites you to a presentation by Dr. John Ackerman from UNAM’s Institute for Legal Studies. The presentation, given in English, is part of UNAM’s Diálogos por la Democracia and is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the UTSA Institute for Texan Cultures. Dr. Ackerman will discuss US-Mexico relations, the upcoming Mexican presidential elections, and the role these factors play in migration, fraud, human rights, and democracy.
Written by B Kay Richter on Apr 14 2017 - 3:10pm
Join the District 7 candidates for a Community Health Town Hall Meeting. They will be discussing quality care, access to care and what it will take to create healthy communities. This discussion will be moderated by: Caroline Bergeron, DrPH, MSc, CHES. She is the program manager and evaluator of The HealthCollaborative.  The guests will include Councilman Cris Medina, Ana Sandoval, and Michelle Dablis-Robledo. 
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 12 2016 - 3:19pm
Hours after a federal judge ordered Texas officials to reissue voter materials with more positive language about the Voter ID requirements, the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area hosted a forum to discuss the requirements for voting and implications for the Nov. 8 General Election.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 20 2015 - 3:10pm
by Luqman Adeniyi, The Texas Tribune Oct. 19, 2015   On Nov. 3, Texas voters will consider whether to add another seven amendments to the hundreds already in the state constitution. 
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 5 2015 - 7:49pm
Updated: District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg proposed moving San Antonio municipal elections to November, which he said could increase voter turnout by 300 percent or more. Speaking at University of Texas at San Antonio Civic Engagment Summit on Oct. 5, Nirenberg said the move would require a change in the City Charter and state law, and the November date "could have a profound effect on student participation."
Written by Clayton Price on Apr 13 2015 - 4:52pm
NOWCastSA and Texas Public Radio recently got a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Mike Villarreal's first television campaign commercial. Villarreal and his Communications Director Greg Jefferson explained that the commercial is an important way to reach voters with his message. "It's his biographical piece, this is the one introducing Mike to a lot of viewers who haven't been familiar with him and don't live in his legislative district" said Jefferson.
Written by Cbreit on Feb 17 2015 - 12:13pm
The Student Government Association of Texas A&M University-San Antonio cordially invites the community to attend this forum to learn more about the mayoral candidates and their positions on a variety of issues affecting San Antonio. Questions for the candidates will come from a panel, the live audience, and social media. All candidates who have filed for mayor have been invited to the forum.
Written by Clayton Price on Jan 27 2014 - 5:32pm
REPLAY the video of  KERA's Lieutenant Governor Candidates Debate. Unfiltered. Uncut. Real.
Written by UIWPR on Sep 27 2012 - 4:15pm
At "Democracy, the Common Good, and Elections" Dr. Gary Keith of the UIW Political Science Department and Advisor of the Pre-Law Program will invite consideration of critical questions. The Platform for the Common Good, which is based on principles from Catholic social tradition, is part of the background for this session - find more information at http://www.networklobby.org/platform-common-good. For more information about the event contact Gary Keith at 832-2183 or gkeith@uiwtx.edu.