Elections 101
Elections 101

Local Election Guides

Did you know? Election Day is on November 8th and early voting begins on October 24th.

And there is going to be a lot more on your ballot than just the governor’s race. 

 

Panicking a bit because you haven’t exactly had the time to do your research yet?

 

We’ve got you covered with our latest round of easy-to-read election guides below!

 

You can also find these guides on our Instagram page –  @The_Austin_Common.

 

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One quick tip – You might want to find your sample ballot at VoteTravis.com before diving into these guides. Many of the local races are divided into districts, which means that only parts of the city/county can vote in them. By getting your personalized sample ballot, you’ll be able to know exactly which districts you live in. 

District 1 - 1

Austin City Council District 1

Info about the four candidates running to be the next City Council member for District 1 in east Austin.

District 3 - 1

Austin City Council District 3

Info about the six candidates running to be the next City Council member for District 3 in south/east Austin.

District 5 - 1

Austin City Council District 5

Info about the six candidates running to be the next City Council member for District 5 in south Austin.

District 8 - 1

Austin City Council District 8

Info about the four candidates running to be the next City Council member for District 8 in southwest Austin.

District 9 - 1

Austin City Council District 9

Info about the eight candidates running to be the next City Council member for District 9 in central Austin.

Mayoral Election

Austin Mayoral Election

Everything you need to know about the Austin mayor's race.

Propositions

Propositions

Learn about all of the propositions you'll see on your ballot.

District 1 Podcast

District 1 Podcast

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running for Austin City Council in District 1.

District 3 Podcast

District 3 Podcast

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running for Austin City Council in District 3.

District 5 Podcast

District 5 Podcast

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running for Austin City Council in District 5.

District 8 Podcast

District 8 Podcast

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running for City Council in District 8.

District 9 Podcast

District 9 Podcast

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running for City Council in District 9.

Mayoral Podcast

Mayoral Election Podcast

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running to be the next mayor of Austin.

Info about the four candidates running to be the next City Council member District 1 in east Austin. 

Info about the six candidates running to be the next City Council member for District 3 in south/east Austin.

Info about the six candidates running to be the next City Council member for District 5 in south Austin.

Info about the four candidates running to be the next City Council member for District 8 in southwest Austin.

Info about the eight candidates running to be the next City Council member for District 9 in central Austin.

Everything you need to know about the Austin mayoral election. 

Everything you need to know about local ballot propositions.

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running for City Council in District 1.

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running for City Council in District 3. 

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running for City Council in District 5. 

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running for City Council in District 8. 

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running for City Council in District 9.

Listen to in-depth interviews with the candidates running to be the next mayor of Austin.