In both school board and city council races, Austin has runoff elections between December 3 and December 15. These races will have a big impact on local policy, including our ability to address racial disparities in public education, improve public safety, protect our environment, and so much more.

I’m supporting four candidates: Lynn Boswell and Noelita Lugo for school board and Alison Alter and Jimmy Flannigan for city council. Here’s why.

School Board

As a former public school teacher and parent of two Austin ISD students, I’m very concerned with the direction of our public schools. …

Mike Siegel for Congress

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