When Bill Spelman was elected to City Council three years ago, he didn’t face a single challenger. Now he faces six opponents in his bid for re-election.
KUT’s Wells Dunbar spoke with Spelman about the interplay of growth and congestion, the Austin Energy rate redesign, and whether Austin is ready for votes on urban rail and geographic representation this November. You can listen to KUT’s radio interview with Spelman online; above, you can view an expanded version of our discussion.
Early voting in the Austin city elections begins Monday, April 30.