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TCRP endorses in Austin City Council runoff

Posted on Nov 15, 2014 in Blog with comments

The Travis County Republican Party has endorsed two familiar faces in the Austin City Council runoff election:

District 6 - Don Zimmerman
District 8 - Ellen Troxclair

Early voting in the runoff is from Dec. 1 through Dec. 12. Runoff Election Day is Tuesday, Dec. 16.  ...

 

  

Pictured: Ellen Troxclair and Don Zimmerman.

Election Results

Posted on Nov 5, 2014 in Blog with comments

See who won!*

LOCAL RESULTS -- Travis County, City of Austin, ACC, ISDs, etc.

http://www.traviscountytx.gov/county_clerk/election/20141104/

STATEWIDE RESULTS

https://team1.sos.state.tx.us/enr/results/nov04_175.htm

How did our Austin City candidates vote?

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 in Blog with comments

UPDATE: Our ACC Board of Trustees and School Board voters guide is also now online!

We do not typically endorse candidates in local, non-partisan races.

But with such a large crowd of candidates vying for council seats (in our first, historic 10-district race!), our executive committee directed TCRP staff to investigate how each of the candidates voted in recent Primary elections -- be it in the Republican or Democratic primaries ...

What's on my ballot?

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 in Blog with comments

It's ok to ask. Really, it is. 

With so many city council candidates, state constitution amendments, transportation options, school taxes, county candidates, and utilities referenda on the Nov. 4, 2014, ballot, it's perfectly understandable to feel a little overwhelmed.

Fortunately, the Travis County Elections Division has you covered. ...

TCRP opposes ACC bonds, tax

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 in Blog with comments

The Travis County Republican Party Executive Committee voted Oct. 14, 2014, to oppose the Austin Community College District's bond proposals on the November ballot. 

In a near-unanimous vote, the executive committee -- comprised of Precinct Chairmen from all across Travis County -- felt the added tax burden for optional programs and construction is not the right thing for Austin taxpayers during a recession and in lieu of recent tax hikes. ...