Comprising half of the 14 candidates for City Council, Place 5 is a crowded field.
Political newcomer John Rubine is one of the seven candidates running in Place 5 against incumbent Bill Spelman. KUT’s Wells Dunbar spoke with Rubine about a number of issues including Austin’s affordability, energy rate increases, and how he plans to improve voter turnout. You can listen to audio of our interview with Rubine, but above, we’ve posted an extended video version of our interview with him.
Early voting for city elections begins Monday, April 30.