Out of Sync Candidates

Out of Sync Candidates

Since I’ve done a couple of pretty serious posts already, I thought I’d give everyone a break and end the week on a lighter note by taking a quick peek at a few candidate websites and quotes and see what they say about traffic light synchronization in Austin .. [Click the post title to read the rest]

Austin Campaign Contributions Excel or CSV Files Now Available

Austin Campaign Contributions Excel or CSV Files Now Available

Though candidate campaign finance reports (CFRs) are available online, they are not easy to work with. Candidates bring printed copies to the Austin City Clerk who scans the printouts and puts the resulting PDF files online for the public to view. … Now, new CSV files containing 2014 contribution data from the July 15th, 30 day, and 8 day, reports are available .. [Click the post title to read the rest]

Austin City Council Candidate Katrina Daniel Bankrolled by Lobbyists

Austin City Council Candidate Katrina Daniel Bankrolled by Lobbyists

On paper, Katrina Daniel appears to be a qualified candidate, running a competitive, no-nonsense campaign for Austin City Council, District 4. Daniel’s campaign finance paperwork, however, reveals a campaign that has raised most of its contributions from lobbyists – [Click the post title to read the rest]