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LGBT Community Cheers Rosie Gonzalez’s Victorious Campaign for Judge

LGBT Community Cheers Rosie Gonzalez’s Victorious Campaign for Judge

In an election season that offered a mixed bag of results, at least one San Antonio LGBT candidate is celebrating a victory and thanking the community for its help. Attorney Rosie Gonzalez scored a solid victory in the race for Judge of County Court at Law No. 13 garnering 57 percent of the vote against

Record Number of LGBTQ Texans on November 6 Ballot

No matter what the outcome, the November 6 election will be notable for the record number of LGBTQ Texans on the ballot this year. An estimated 33 Texas candidates are running for national, state and local seats. Depending on what part of town they live in, voters in San Antonio will see up to four

Your Ballot is Your Voice: Early Voting Begins on October 22

Early voting for the November General Election begins on Monday, October 22 and ends Friday, November 2. Voters can cast ballots at the Bexar County Elections Department and at numerous other locations around the city. This year’s election presents a challenge to Bexar County voters who must decide scores of races including governor, U.S. Senator,

Primary Election Night Snapshots

Almost 160,000 votes were cast in the March 6 Joint Primary Election in Bexar County. What is notable about this election is that nearly 56 percent of those were Democratic votes. It also was the first time in nearly a decade since Democrats outvoted Republicans in Bexar County early voting. It was a record year

Local LGBT Candidates Look Toward Primary Election

As the primary election nears on Tuesday, March 6, nearly 50 LGBT candidates around the state, including three from San Antonio, are making last minute pitches. These candidates are running in races for Congress, the state government and legislature, and positions in county and city government. This year, nearly three times more LGBT candidates running

Who Will You Choose? Early Primary Voting Begins February 20

Early voting for the March 6 Joint Primary Election begins on Tuesday, February 20 and ends Friday, March 2. Polling sites include the Bexar County Elections Department and scores of other locations. This year’s primary presents a challenge to Bexar County voters who must cast ballots on scores of races including governor, U.S. senator, congressional

Rosie Gonzalez Announces Run for Judge of County Court at Law 13

In a brief announcement on November 16, local attorney Rosa Maria “Rosie” Gonzalez threw her hat into the upcoming Democratic primary for Judge County Court at Law No. 13. “It’s official. I’m in,” Gonzalez told her friends and associates who gathered to hear her announcement. “Justice can‚’t be bought. No signs, no commercials, no push

Community Struggles to Fund Rainbow Crosswalk on Main Ave. Strip

Originally published in the San Antonio Current In June, the San Antonio City Council approved a permanent Pride-themed rainbow crosswalk for the Main Avenue and Evergreen intersection — however, they’ll only be paying half of the construction costs, which leaves District 1 residents with a $30,000 tab. In response to this hefty financial responsibility, James

Fundraising Begins for Main Avenue Rainbow Crosswalks

An effort to raise $30,000 to help pay for the installation of rainbow crosswalks at the corner of North Main and East Evergreen has begun in earnest with an online campaign on Kickstarter. In June, District 1 City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño, submitted a Council Consideration Request seeking the council’s approval for the crosswalks. The

City Council Governance Committee Approves Rainbow Crosswalks

Members of the San Antonio City Council’s Governance committee on August 2 voted to approve the installation of rainbow crosswalks at the corner of North Main and East Evergreen avenues. “The measure is approved and will launch as a pilot program and report back to transportation committee six months after installation. We hope to have

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