Posted on Oct 29, 2020

The League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area hosted a forum at KLRN for the 2020 candidates for County Commissioner in Precinct 1, Gabriel Lara (R), and Rebeca “Becky” Clay-Flores (D).  

You can view the forum here:

If you haven't, check out our Elections page to answer all your questions related to the election!

Posted on Oct 16, 2020

On the Nov. 3 ballot, three propositions (City of San Antonio A and B; Advanced Transportation District A) will give San Antonio voters the opportunity to determine the use of ¼ of 1% of the city’s sales and use tax. The issues involved are complicated and require some time to understand.

You can watch the an Informational Forum on Ballot Propositions to better understand each issue here:


Posted on Oct 9, 2020

If you think the judicial candidates on your Nov. 3 ballot aren't relevant to your life, think again.

Elected Texas judges decide issues as close to San Antonio's heart as the Hays Street Bridge (see that decision here) and can either perpetuate or support policies to change institutional racism and injustice (see 4th Court…

Posted on Oct 4, 2020

Replay NOWCastSA video from the Leon Valley Virtual City Council Candidate Candidate Forum  Oct. 7  which was moderated by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area.

You can replay the video in its entirety or scroll down to jump to the spot in the video when the candidates answered questions from voters.

Candidates who participated in the forum were: City Council Place 2 candidate Josh Stevens and City Council Place 4 candidates Rey Orozco and Philip Campos. Place 2 candidate Catherine R. Rodriguez was unable to participate.

Here are the…

Posted on Sep 29, 2020

If you haven't checked it out yet there's a great new Twitter account called @BallottheDog (and website https://www.ballotthedog.com/) to help promote voting in Texas. Check out this awesome video here!

 

Posted on Sep 29, 2020

Watch and listen to video of "Hard Won," a song celebrating women's suffrage by San Antonio Poet Laureate Andrea Vocab Sanderson, and featuring Alyson Alonzo.

The song and video were sponsored by the League of Women Voters San Antonio area, produced by Nick Shan at RTE Studios. Keys by Gabriel Medina. Video production by Barbara Felix. All lyrics were written and performed by Andrea Sanderson & Alyson Alonzo. Dance by Tamara Adira of Arte y Pasión.

The poet adds her special thanks to the League of Women Voters, Erika Prosper Nirenberg, Madhu Sridhar, Councilwoman…