For District 2 Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez, the path to public office was spurred by a desire to improve the lives of the students he once taught.
In a hotly contests race for the District 5 City Council seat, Teri Castillo stood alone after the final results came in from Saturday night’s runoff election.
In what became a bitter campaign for the East Side City Council seat, challenger Jalen McKee-Rodriguez defeated District 2 Councilwoman Jada Andrews-Sullivan during the runoff election Saturday night.
Early Saturday night, District 1 Councilman Roberto Treviño found himself facing defeat as challenger Mario Bravo accumulated a 3-point lead as initial results rolled in at 7 p.m.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg easily won his bid for re-election on Saturday night, capturing 63.1% of the early vote, fending off two-time challenger and former councilman Greg Brockhouse.
After early voting results came in during Saturday’s municipal election, District 5 candidate Teri Castillo emerged as the clear front-runner in the wide-open West Side race, securing her spot in the June 5 run-off.
In a stacked race for the District 2 council seat, Jalen McKee-Rodriguez received 26.1% of early voting totals Saturday evening, with incumbent Councilwoman Jada Andrews-Sullivan trailing with 17%—all but ensuring a run-off between the two.
District 1 Councilman Roberto Treviño is headed into a run-off in his bid for re-election on City Council, having captured 44.9% of the vote in Saturday night’s municipal election. Mario Bravo, Treviño’s fiercest challenger, came in second with 33.6%.
Ahead of the May 1 municipal election, we asked all candidates running for the District 1 City Council seat how they feel about some of downtown and the inner city’s most pressing issues, and specific items on the ballot.
In an effort to keep our readers as informed as possible for the May 1 election, we asked all mayoral candidates how they feel about some of the inner city’s most pressing issues, and specific items on the ballot.