The Austin City Council District 5 election is headed to a runoff between Ryan Alter and Stephanie Bazan.
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Thought elections were over? Not yet!
The Austin City Council District 5 election is headed to a runoff. Keep scrolling to learn about the two candidates left – Ryan Alter & Stephanie Bazan.
PS – District 5 is located in south Austin. You can figure out which Council district you live in here.
You can learn more about Ryan by looking through his website or watching his official campaign video.
A previous version of this story listed the Austin Firefighters Association as having endorsed Ryan Alter. While that is true, it was brought to our attention that the Austin Firefighters Association also endorsed Stephanie Bazan. The endorsement list above has been updated to call attention to non-dual endorsements.
Information and quotes for this guide come from original interviews with all the candidates, the candidates’ websites, and the League of Women Voters guide.