Read election Q&A's with Northwest Austin-area candidates

See who is on the ballot in our Northwest Austin coverage area in the upcoming election. Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

U.S. House of Representatives

Q&A: Meet the candidates running for U.S. District 10

Three candidates are on the Nov. 3 ballot.

Williamson County



Election Q&A: Meet Williamson County sheriff candidates


Candidates Robert Chody and Mike Gleason speak on why they are the best candidate and how they will tackle COVID-19 recovery efforts.

Election Q&A: Meet Williamson County Commissioners Court Precinct 1 candidates

Terry Cook and Nikki Gonzales both seek the Precinct 1 seat.

Austin City Council

Three candidates for Austin City Council District 4 discuss coronavirus recovery, housing, reimagining public safety

Incumbent candidate Greg Casar faces newcomers Louis C. Herrin III and Ramesses II Setepenre in his bid for another four-year Austin City Council term.

In Austin City Council's District 6 race, the incumbent and three challengers talk public safety, pandemic recovery, affordability

Incumbent Jimmy Flannigan and challengers Dee Harrison, Mackenzie Kelly and Jennifer Mushtaler are running to represent Northwest Austin's District 6 on Austin City Council beginning in 2021.

In head-to-head race for Austin City Council District 7 seat, candidates outline approach to small-business help, housing, public safety

Leslie Pool and Morgan Witt are in the running for the District 7 seat.

District 10 Austin City Council candidates agree the city's homelessness response is not working. Their solutions differ.

Incumbent Alison Alter faces six opponents in this year's busiest Austin City Council race.

Austin ISD board of trustees

Q&As: Meet Kevin Foster, Austin ISD's next District 3 trustee

Kevin Foster is running unopposed in the Austin ISD District 3 race and will begin serving the district in November.

Q&A: Learn about the 4 candidates running for Austin ISD Position 8

Four individuals are running for Austin ISD Position 8, one of the district’s at-large seats on the board of trustees.

Round Rock ISD board of trustees

November 2020 election: Meet the candidates for Round Rock ISD Place 1

Two candidates, Kim Boen and Jun Xiao, are running for Round Rock ISD board of trustees Place 1.

November 2020 election: Meet the candidates for Round Rock ISD board of trustees Place 2

Three candidates, Mary Bone, Lacey Mase and Cornell Woolridge, are running for Round Rock ISD board of trustees Place 2.

November 2020 election: Meet the candidates for Round Rock ISD board of trustees Place 6

Get to know the four candidates who are running for Round Rock ISD board of trustees Place 6.

November 2020 election: Meet the candidates for Round Rock ISD board of trustees Place 7

Jenn Griffith and Daniel Weston are running for Round Rock ISD board of trustees Place 7.

Anna Lotz, Taylor Jackson Buchanan, Ali Linan, Christopher Neely and Nicholas Cicale contributed to this report.



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