Your Guide To The Austin Mayoral Election

Your Guide To The Austin Mayoral Election

Mayoral Election
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Six candidates are running to be the next mayor of Austin.

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Don't forget to vote! Election Day is on November 8th and early voting begins on October 24th.

This year, Austinites have a big decision to make… who will be the next mayor of our city? 


After serving for two terms, Mayor Steve Adler is leaving office at the end of 2022 and six candidates are running to replace him. 


Keep scrolling to learn about all the candidates running to be the next mayor of Austin. 


PS – Want to learn even more about the candidates? Check out this episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, featuring in-depth interviews with the mayoral candidates.

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Information and quotes for this guide come from original interviews with all the candidates (except for Anthony Bradshaw and Gary S. Spellman, who did not respond to our interview request before the publishing deadline), the candidates’ websites, and the League of Women Voters guide. 

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