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Donut chart poll results

As the country gears up for the 2020 presidential election, we wanted to know where you stood—especially after Kanye West announced he would be running for president this year. The results show many of our readers are voting for Joe Biden.


At 78%, Biden takes 118 of the 152 votes from readers. Readers who commented cited experience, leadership and qualifications.

"We need a president with a brain, with a sense of history, with compassion, and with a sense of justice. We need someone who understands how government runs, who is brave enough to rebuild bridges broken by the incumbent. We are desperate to help educate those citizens who survive off of a simplistic memes," one reader said.

Some stated they were only voting for Biden because he was the Democratic candidate, and vice versa for some of the 15% who voted for the reelection of President Donald Trump. Some readers who chose Trump said they wanted a Republican to stay in office.

Supporters of Trump stated he was the best candidate due to his policies and what he has done for the economy.

"Despite his blunt manner, President Trump is by far better for the country than Joe Biden would be. Trump has had to endure years of almost traitorism by never-Trumpers (Democrats, much of the media, even some fellow Republicans. Despite this, he's been able to carry out most of his campaign promises). If the Democrats win, our republic will be in trouble," one reader said.

Five readers voted for "none of the above." One wrote, "They all seem like terrible options."

Of the three who voted "not sure," one person wrote, "Waiting for a shoe to drop for any of the underwhelming candidates, and thus hoping for a late new entrant to race."

And of the last three who voted for artist Kanye West, none commented on why they support the candidate.

Want to participate in future polls? Weekly polls are only accessible to Austonia's newsletter subscribers. Sign up below, before the next poll on Tuesday.



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Tito's releases (not so?) ugly sweater line for the holidays, profits to charity

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.

There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.

All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.

Click here to see the entire collection in the Tito's store.

Mac and Cheese Fest and Free Art Exhibit
Waterloo Greenway, Good Vibrations Installation


🗓 All weekend

🎨 Creek Show Art Exhibit

Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities

All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park

✨ Mozart's Light Show

This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.

6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

🗓 Saturday

🥊 Kickboxing in the Park

This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.

10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park

🛍 The Front Market

Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.

11 a.m - 5 p.m | 📍Ani's Day and Night - 7107 E Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78741

🗓 Sunday

🧀 Mac and Cheese Fest

Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.

11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway