Gabriel C. Pérez

LIVE: Texans Vote In First Post-Trump Primary

Texas voters headed to the polls today in the nation’s first primary election since Donald Trump was elected president. Turnout has been higher this election, compared to the last midterm primary in 2014 ­– especially among those voting in the Democratic primary. High-profile Texas Republicans – including incumbents Gov. Greg Abbott and Sen. Ted Cruz – have suggested that turnout could translate into more momentum on that side heading into November.

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Video: Mayoral Candidate Lee Leffingwell

Apr 30, 2012

On Election Day this May 12, Austin will elect a mayor.

KUT’s Matt Largey recently spoke with incumbent Lee Leffingwell, running for a second term as Austin mayor. The conversation covered affordability, transportation, geographic representation and Austin Energy’s rate redesign.

Also running for mayor are former council member Brigid Shea and council meeting regular Clay Dafoe. Early voting in the Austin city elections began this Monday, April 30.