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Friday, Nov. 2 is the last day for early voting. If you miss your opportunity on Friday, you might have to stand in lines for hours on Tuesday, Nov. 6 – Election Day. Polls are open Nov. 2 from 8 am to 8 pm.

Entertainment mogul Oprah Winfrey made an impassioned plea to voters today to not less this opportunity pass them by.

“For anybody here who has an ancestor who didn’t have the right to vote, and you are choosing not to vote — wherever you are in this state, in this country — you are dishonoring your family,” Winfrey said in Marietta, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb. “You are disrespecting and disregarding their legacy, their suffering and their dreams, when you don’t vote.”

See the story on Oprah Winfrey at CNN: https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/01/politics/oprah-stacey-abrams-call-to-vote/index.html 

  • Here’s a list of early voting locations
  • Here’s a sample ballot.
  • Read the city of San Antonio’s charter amendments and the fiscal impact.
  • To see a complete list of candidate pictures, go here.

Acceptable forms of photo ID to Bring:

  • Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  • Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS
  • Texas Handgun License issued by DPS
  • United States Military Identification Card containing the person’s photograph
  • United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person’s photograph
  • United States Passport (book or card)

 

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City announces Council District 2 applicants

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The following individuals have submitted applications to fill the San Antonio City Council District 2 vacancy by appointment until May 31, 2019:

  • Walter Perry
  • Jada Sullivan
  • Dan Martinez
  • Michele Bailey
  • Chris Dawkins
  • Christopher Green
  • Dereck Hillyer
  • Aubry Lewis
  • Lester Bryant
  • Denise Gutierrez-Homer
  • Art Hall
  • William B. Johnson
  • Stephen Lucke

 

Applications and supplemental documents are being reviewed for eligibility. To view submitted applications, visit https://www.sanantonio.gov/Clerk/District2Vacancy/. On Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 2 p.m. in the “B” Room of the Municipal Plaza Building, 114 W. Commerce St., the City Council will conduct applicant interviews. At the regular Council meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, in City Council Chambers, the City Council will interview final applicants and vote to fill the vacancy.

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Councilman Shaw Resigns from City Council

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SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 13, 2018) —
Effective January 7, 2019, Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw is resigning from his position on City Council as he has accepted an offer to become associate judge of the 436th Judicial District Court.

“It has been an honor and privilege to serve the people of District 2 and collaborate with the staff at the City of San Antonio,” said Councilman Shaw. “I am grateful for this opportunity to work with the youth in San Antonio who have found their way into the criminal justice system. I want to make clear to the people in District 2 that there will be no interruption in services and council staff will continue to address all constituent concerns.”

The City will release the details for filling the District 2 vacancy in the coming days.

 

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