A Conversation with Ora Houston


A Conversation with Ora Houston, Austin City Council Member, District 1
Tuesday, January 17,  9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mi Madres Restaurant, back meeting room; 2201 Manor Road, Austin

Join in a discussion about City of Austin concerns and how the LWV can support the city’s efforts to improve voter participation. Members are welcome to attend this meeting, regardless of their city council district.

Please rsvp @  programs@LWVAustin.org 

New Member Brunch Huge Success!


The New Member Welcome Brunch on Saturday, December 10 was a huge success. Membership co-chairs Judy Parken and Brenda Koegler welcomed 61 attendees, including thirty new members. President Cinde Weatherby encouraged members to get involved during this historic time for our country. Committee chairs described volunteer opportunities, and new members signed up in their areas of interest.

Video of Nov. 29, 2016 Candidate Forum

Candidate forum for Austin City Council District 10 Run-off Election.

Early voting December 1 – December 9, 2016. Election day Tuesday, December 13, 2016.

2016 Austin Area Runoff Elections

Run-off Election – Tuesday, December 13, 2016!

There will be at least 3 races in various runoff elections in the Austin area:

  • Austin City Council, District 10, between Sheri Gallo and Alison Alter
    Candidate Forum will be held November 29 – 6:00 – 7:00, Austin City Council Chambers
    Candidate Forum video from the general election
  • Austin Community College (ACC), Place 4, between Sean Hassan and Michael J. Lewis
    Candidate Forum video from the general election
  • Austin Community College (ACC), Place 9, to finish out the unexpired term of retiring trustee Allen Kap­lan, between Guadalupe “Lupe” Sosa and Julie Ann Nitsch
    Candidate Forum video from the general election

Last day to register for the December 13th runoff election is Monday, November 14.

Ballot by mail applications MUST be received by Friday, December 2, 2016.

(After several changes…) Early Voting is Thursday, December 1 through Friday, December 9.

Election day is Tuesday, December 13.

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