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: Place 5 Candidate R.A. 'Bo' Prudente

Apr 24, 2012

Another entrant in the crowded Place 5 field is R.A. “Bo” Prudente.

Political newcomer Prudente is one of the seven candidates running in Place 5 against incumbent Bill Spelman. KUT’s Wells Dunbar spoke with Prudente about a number of issues, including Austin’s water supply and the city’s problems in promoting affordability. In addition to the extended interview above, you can also listen to a condensed interview broadcast by KUT. 

Early voting for city elections begins Monday, April 30. You can read more about the 14 candidates running for office online.