Author Archives: Sam Sanchez

Victory Fund Endorses Trans Candidate Frankie Gonzales-Wolfe for City Council District 8

Victory Fund Endorses Trans Candidate Frankie Gonzales-Wolfe for City Council District 8

The LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to “electing LGBTQ leaders to public office,” has endorsed trans candidate, Frankie Gonzales-Wolfe for the San Antonio City Council’s District 8 seat. Gonzales-Wolfe was one of 17 openly LGBTQ candidates who the Victory Fund endorsed during this election cycle. The endorsements represent the Victory Fund’s commitment

Councilwoman Ana Sandoval Wants to Change the Climate at City Hall

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Around 2002, Ana Sandoval was on the cusp of a life-changing decision. She was living what might appear to be a perfect life in San Francisco, complete with a postcard view of the Golden Gate Bridge from outside her apartment building. Opposite, she could see cable cars coasting

Early Voting Starts Today — Are You Ready?

Early voting for the May 4 municipal election begins on Monday, April 2 and ends Tuesday, April 30. This year’s election includes races for mayor and all ten City Council districts. There are nine candidates running in District 1; eight in District 2; seven in District 3; two in District 4; four in District 5;

Mayor of Austin Endorses Pete Buttigieg for President

Steve Adler, the Mayor of Austin, Texas, threw his support behind Pete Buttigieg for president at the launch of the candidate’s campaign in South Bend, Indiana, on Sunday, April 14. Adler had the distinction of being chosen to introduce Buttigieg at the rally. “. . . I was looking for and I found in Mayor

Brockhouse Pushes for New Vote on Chick-Fil-A

Using a loophole from Robert’s Rules of Order, City Councilman and mayoral candidate Greg Brockhouse announced that he will seek a new vote on the Chick-Fil-A concession at the San Antonio Airport. “Every day the Chick-fil-A removal decision is allowed to stand hurts our reputation nationwide as a welcoming and inclusive city,” Brockhouse said in