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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The first COVID-19 vaccines are on their way to Austin. (Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine)
Thousands of Austin-area healthcare workers will receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine by mid-December

The Austin area is set to receive 13,650 doses of the vaccine by mid-December for healthcare workers in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties.

Foodie's Corner and Weikel's Bakery are now open in Leander. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Foodie's Corner, Weikel's Bakery open in Leander and more Austin-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County adds 178 coronavirus cases Dec. 4

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County.

Incumbent Jimmy Flannigan and challengers Dee Harrison, Mackenzie Kelly and Jennifer Mushtaler are running to represent Northwesst Austin's District 6 on Austin City Council beginning in 2021. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
District 6 Austin City Council runoff: See where Jimmy Flannigan, Mackenzie Kelly stand on issues from public safety to housing to COVID-19 recovery

Community Impact Newspaper asked Austin City Council candidates questions in the fall regarding the key issues in their district. The responses from the two runoff candidates are here.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Dec. 2 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has allotted 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to the state of Texas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Austin Public Health leaders offer insight on COVID-19 vaccine distribution schedule

Local physicians could administer does fo the Pfizer vaccine to high-priority individuals as soon as Dec. 17, one official said.

While the vaccine has not yet arrived in Texas, Williamson County and Family Hospital Systems staff are confident that preparations now will ensure a smooth process to disburse the vaccine once it becomes available. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Williamson County contracts with Family Hospital Systems for COVID-19 vaccines for first responders

While the vaccine has not yet arrived in Texas, Williamson County and Family Hospital Systems staff are confident that preparations now will ensure a smooth process to disburse the vaccine once it becomes available.

Traffic moves along the upper decks of I-35 near downtown Austin on Dec. 1. The Texas Department of Transportation is seeking public feedback on a $4.9 billion project to improve the 8-mile stretch of I-35 through downtown. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Residents question TxDOT spending on I-35 and more Central Texas news

Read the most popular stories from the past week from the Austin area.

Local Austin act the Peterson Brothers perform at the historic Continental Club in 2019. (Christopher Neely/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin City Council experiment could send $15 million in hotel taxes to 'iconic' music venues, restaurants

The move represents the latest attempt by the city to save live music venues and restaurants that are struggling through the pandemic.

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County coronavirus positivity rate returns to 11.3% on Dec. 3

The county also reported 160 new cases and four deaths.

Williamson County in-person jury trials are delayed after a cleared docket.  (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County in-person jury trials delayed after a cleared docket

The trials were to take place in Judge Doug Arnold’s County Court at Law 3 courtroom Dec. 7, according to a news release.

Early voting opens Dec. 3 for runoff elections for Austin City Council and the Austin ISD board of trustees. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin runoff elections: Who is on the ballot, where to vote and when polls are open

Polls open at 7 a.m. Dec. 3 for early voting in the runoff election. Two Austin City Council positions and two Austin ISD board seats are open.