Voters San Antonio ousted two incumbent city council members and retained another, bringing a total of four new faces to the 10-member panel in the June 5, 2021 runoff election. Unlike the May 1 election that brought out more than 17% of registered voters, the runoff drew a paltry 10.43% of registered voters. The most voters came out to choose in the District 9 race with a total of 18,199 votes cast.
Written by Kelley Shannon on May 31 2021 - 8:47pm
Texas lawmakers approved two key transparency measures this session to ensure greater access to public records after some governments closed off information during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Greg Abbott signed both bills in the final days of the legislative session. The laws take effect Sept. 1.
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 24 2021 - 3:42pm
Scroll down to see the questions from the District 5 Candidate Runoff Debate, then click on the link to jump to that spot in the video with the candidate's answer. The Westside Neighborhood Association Coalition hosted the District 5 Runoff City Council Debate with Teri Castillo and Rudy Lopez on May 22, 2021.
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 24 2021 - 12:45pm
Read or listen to the City Council Runoff Forums for District 1, District 5 and District 9 on Texas Public Radio: The Source. All forums are moderated by David Martin Davies.
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 22 2021 - 4:22pm
Scroll down to see the questions from the Runoff Candidate Forum with Roberto Treviño and Mario Bravo, then click on the link to jump to that spot in the video with the candidates’ answer. The Forum was webcast by NOWCastSA. Special thanks to the sponsors of the event: Mary Johnson, Christina Wright, Cynthia Spielman from Tier One Neighborhood Coalition, Tobin Hill Community Association, Killen, Griffin & Farrimond, Lynn Knapik, Jim Bailey, and Irby Hightower.
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 22 2021 - 2:37pm
Scroll down to see the questions from the Runoff Candidate Forum, then click on the link to jump to that spot in the video with the candidate's answer. The League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area hosted a District 9 Runoff Candidate Forum with John Courage and Patrick Von Dohlen on May 18, 2021.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 21 2021 - 8:26pm
San Antonio District 1 City Councilman Roberto Treviño and his remaining challenger, Mario Bravo, participated in a May 19 candidate forum where they wasted no time taking swipes at each other ahead of a June 5 election runoff. Tier One Neighborhood Coalition members organized the forum at The Cove. Local Community News, NOWCastSA, San Antonio Heron and San Antonio Current were media partners at the event.
Written by esperanzacenter on May 20 2021 - 5:24pm
The Historic Westside Residents Association, the Westside Preservation Alliance, and the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center invite you to a meet and greet followed by a debate between District 5 Candidates, Teri Castillo and Rudy Lopez! Teri Castillo and Rudy Lopez are in a runoff election for District 5 city council representative. Come meet them. This is your chance to ask questions and share your concerns and vision for our community. When: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 5:30pm CT-7:30pm CT Where: Historic Cassiano Park at 1728 Potosi @ Zarzamora
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 19 2021 - 2:45pm
Scroll down to see the questions from the District 2 Runoff Candidate Forum featuring incumbent Jada Andrews-Sullivan and challenger Jalen McKee-Rodriguez, then click on the link to jump to that spot in the video with the candidates' answer. The forum was hosted by NOWCastSA on May 16, 2021 at the Ella Austin Community Center.
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 17 2021 - 2:06pm
Teri Castillo and Rudy Lopez will face each other in a runoff election for the District 5 City Council seat. Interested to learn about their views and politics? The Westside Neighborhood Associations Coalition has District 5 voters covered as they will be hosting the event. It will be held outdoors at 1430 S. Florest St. on May 22, 2021. Masks, temperature checks, and social distancing will be enforced. The event will also be streaming on YouTube where you can watch it anytime, anywhere.