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In Mayor’s Former District, Council Candidates Support the NDO

Four years ago, when Mayor Ivy R. Taylor was still the City Councilwoman for District 2, she said her vote against the nondiscrimination ordinance reflected not only her beliefs but also those of her constituents. However, once Taylor became mayor her statement proved to be untrue considering that all of the leading candidates who have

SAGA Endorses Montaño in District 1 Runoff

The San Antonio Gender Association announced on May 13 that it is endorsing Michael Montaño in the race for the City Council District 1 seat. Montaño is facing a June 10 runoff against incumbent Councilman Roberto C. Treviño. SAGA is the second LGBT organization to endorse Montaño. On March 26, the Stonewall Democrats of San

SAGA Endorses Nirenberg’s Bid for Mayor

Another LGBT organization has thrown its support behind City Councilman Ron Nirenberg with the San Antonio Gender Association‘s April 30 announcement that it is endorsing him for mayor. According to the press announcement, the SAGA board of directors’ vote on the endorsement was unanimous. SAGA praises Nirenberg, calling him a “man of integrity.” SAGA’s endorsement

Texas Equity PAC Endorses Nirenberg for Mayor

Texas Equity PAC, the registered political action committee of Equality Texas, has endorsed City Councilman Ron Nirenberg for mayor in the upcoming May 6 municipal election. In an April 28 statement, Texas Equity PAC chairman Eric Johnson said: “The Texas Equity PAC has chosen to give it’s only endorsement of the 2017 election to Ron

Treviño Campaign Accepted Contributions from Elisa Chan

According to finance reports filed by District 1 City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño, his re-election campaign has received $1000 in contributions from former District 9 City Councilwoman Elisa Chan, who in 2013 voted against the nondiscrimination ordinance and in a recording made by one of her employees, expressed disgust for LGBT people. Chan made two

Are You Ready? Early Voting Starts April 24

Early voting for the May 6 municipal election begins on Monday, April 24 and ends Tuesday, May 2. Polling sites include the Bexar County Justice Center along with scores of other locations. This year’s election includes races for mayor and all ten City Council districts. There are six candidates running in District 1; four in

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