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District 6 candidate Mackenzie Kelly and District 10 candidate Jennifer Virden will each receive $26,443 from the Austin Fair Campaign Finance Fund after meeting the qualifications to receive money from the city fund, which was established to reward candidates who agree to observe limits on campaign spending, City Clerk Jannette Goodall said.

This is especially important for these challengers in the runoffs because the incumbents piled up huge fundraising leads before the November 3 election. The runoff election will be held December 15, 2020.

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In round figures the 18 active candidates running for the five seats on the Austin City Council raised a quarter-million dollars just in the last few weeks alone and they spent more than a half-million dollars during the same period. Total fundraising to date is nearly $1.2 million.

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The 19 candidates running for five seats on the Austin City Council have so far netted nearly $931,000 in contributions.

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When it comes to the 2020 Austin City Council election set for November 3, 2020, voters can examine the actual performance of the four incumbents seeking reelection. But what of the other 16 candidates whose names are the ballot to fill five seats on the dais? None have held elective office.

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When the final special election results were in for both Travis and Bastrop counties, former Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt inched ahead of State Representative Eddie Rodriguez by another 446 votes.

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The city of Austin so far has approved 52 Economic Injury Bridge Loans totaling $1,720,400.

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