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.