Greg Brockhouse

Recommendations: 2017 San Antonio Runoff Election

Early voting has started in San Antonio today for the 2017 Runoff Election leading up to election day on  June 10th. The office of Mayor and six council seats are in play for the 2017-2018 term. It appears this is part of living in San Antonio, the state of Texas and in many areas in America where one election runs into another almost endlessly. You can blame the frequency of elections on the short two year terms of office required by city and state charters not to mention the multiplying number of independent city/communities and unincorporated communities within Bexar County….

Brehm and Brockhouse: Two Candidates Worthy of Support in the 2017 San Antonio Run-Off Election

The San Antonio City Council election on May 6th certainly surprised many voters. A crowded field, there were 79 candidates vying for eleven seats on the city council including the Mayor’s office. Whatever choices voters made in that election, there now is another runoff election on June 10th with a pared down list consisting of the two top vote getters who did not achieve 50% of the vote for Mayor and City Council Districts 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 10. While the Alamo Torch is evaluating the run-off election candidates and will provide recommendations before early voting, there are two…