On Wednesday, September 14th the membership of the Stonewall Democrats of Austin will meet in the Smith Auditorium at Congregation Beth Israel (3901 Shoal Creek Blvd) beginning at 6:30 pm to hear from candidates for City Council Districts 2, 4, 6, 7, and 10. In order to be eligible to be considered for the club endorsement candidates were required to respond to a questionnaire addressing a number of LGBT issues (candidate responses are below).
Endorsements will be made based on who the membership feel would best represent the interests of the LGBT community. In order to receive an endorsement a candidate needs to obtain at least 60% of the votes of those present and voting.
The following candidates will be considered for endorsement:
District 2: Wesley Faulkner, Delia Garza (I)
District 4: Greg Casar (I)
District 6: Jimmy Flannigan
District 7: Natalie Gauldin, Leslie Pool (I)
District 10: Alison Alter, Nicholas Virden, Robert WalkerWe will also ask the members to vote on whether to consider endorsements in the ACC and AISD elections. If the membership supports this, the endorsement meeting will occur in October.
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