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  • Stonewall Democrats of Austin - January 2021 Meeting Join us for our first meeting of 2021. We'll learn more about Austinites for Progressive Reform, and hear about the initial LGBTQI+ bills files at the Texas Legislature.-----------Austinites for Progressive Reform is a campaign to amend the city charter to make Austin the most pro-democracy city in the country. The campaign has proposed four charter amendments that will lead to a more representative, diverse, responsive, and accountable city government:- Elect the mayor in presidential years, not midterms;- Move to ranked-choice voting, to eliminate low-turnout runoffs;- Adopt a mayor-council form of government, instead of our "strong manager" system; and- Create a “Democracy Dollars” public campaign financing program.More information is available at austinprogress.org. This ...
    Posted Jan 9, 2021, 10:55 AM by Danielle Skidmore
  • November 11, 2020 Membership Meeting The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at 6:30 pm. - We'll have short 30 minute meeting celebrating the victories from November 3rd and a renewed focus on the December 15, 2020 Austin City Council runoff elections.- In District 6 and 10, we must mobilize to ensure continued Democratic representation and LGBTQIA equality for these parts of Austin by reelecting Jimmy Flannigan and Alison Alter. Find out how we all can help turn out the vote!Due to COVID-19, we will host the meeting remotely on ZOOM, with the meeting connection Information below.___________________________________________________Topic: Stonewall Democrats (November Meeting)Time: Nov 11, 2020 06:30 PM Central Time (US and ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2020, 8:58 AM by Danielle Skidmore
  • Stonewall Endorsements - City Council, School Board & Propositions The Stonewall Democrats of Austin are pleased to announce the results of our endorsement vote for the 2020 Austin City Council, school boards, and the City of Austin Transportation Propositions. Candidates needed to get at least 60% of the votes cast in their race to earn the endorsement. In races where there were three or more candidates and no single candidate met the threshold but two candidates received at least 40% of the votes, then a dual endorsement was given.Early Voting runs from October 13 - 30 and Election Day is Tuesday, November 3. We encourage you to support these endorsements and vote for all the Democrats on the ballot.Austin City CouncilAustin City Council District 2 - David Chincanchan ...
    Posted Oct 10, 2020, 9:15 AM by Rich Bailey
  • Austin City Council & Education Candidate Questionnaire & Responses Because of COVID-19 the Stonewall Democrats of Austin have had to modify our candidate endorsement process for the November 4 General Elections. On September 14 and 21 Stonewall and the Liberal Austin Democrats held two joint virtual candidate forums with City Council and School Board candidates. Our endorsement process requires that candidates must complete a questionnaire in order to be considered for endorsement. Candidates were sent the questionnaire on September 21 and had to return it by September 28. Below in the files section are the responses of those candidates who responded by the deadline.In order to gain the endorsement of the Stonewall Democrats of Austin, a candidate or proposition must receive at least 60% of the votes ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2020, 12:53 PM by Rich Bailey
  • LAD & Stonewall Democrats of Austin Candidate Forums (9/14 & 9/21) Liberal Austin Democrats (LAD) and Stonewall Democrats will be hosting virtual candidate forums for the November Elections. Both meetings will be hosted on Zoom. Use the link below to sign up & receive the meeting info.·         LAD & Stonewall Democrats of Austin Candidate Forum for City Council Candidates (Monday 9-14-2020 7:00pm to 8:30pm) Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpdeusqT4jHNLovm_-U_wvJlY0txC4fwUE    ·         LAD & Stonewall Democrats of Austin Candidate Forum for School Board Candidates (Monday 9-21-2020 7:00pm to 8:30pm) Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAucuugqD8sHdwqhUzP2bcWiNZfT3ZeY-cW
    Posted Sep 9, 2020, 5:49 PM by Danielle Skidmore
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