2018 GENERAL ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS
for the Austin area
The Sierra Club’s Lone Star Political Committee has endorsed the following candidates in the November 6, 2018, general election in the Austin area. For a list of all our endorsements statewide, click here.
Why aren't some candidates listed? For challengers, endorsements are considered on a rolling basis, and depends on if they submitted a legislative candidate questionnaire and other factors, which may include their public record, past accomplishments, and the intersectional dynamic between their environmental stances and their positions on social justice issues. Incumbent endorsements are also decided on a rolling basis based on voting record and other factors.
The endorsed candidates on this page are for state and local races only (U.S. House and Senate endorsements can be found here), and have been approved to date. Please check this page regularly for updates.
Travis County Commissioner's Court
Precinct 2 Brigid Shea (Incumbent)
Austin City Council
$250 million for affordable housing
$128 million for libraries, museums and cultural centers
$149 million for parks and recreation
$184 million for flood mitigation, open space, and water quality protection
$16 million for health and human services
$38 million for public safety
$160 million for transportation infrastructure