Dallas politics

Pink Wall Neighborhood Association Stacks Deck with CARDS

By Jon Anderson / November 5, 2019 / 2 Comments

Members of CARD (Citizens Advocating Responsible Development), the group that was against changes to PD-15, has taken over the Preston Hollow South Neighborhood Association. The stacked deck appears to be an attempt to gain leverage with a city government that’s moved on. At the end of the City Council vote on PD-15 redevelopment, University Park […]

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And Then There Were Two: Election Day Sets Stage For Mayoral Runoff

By Bethany Erickson / May 5, 2019 / 3 Comments

With nine candidates vying to become the next mayor of Dallas, it was a foregone conclusion that there would be a runoff. But that doesn’t mean election night wasn’t without its surprises. Early on, despite the crowded field, Johnson and Griggs stayed ahead of the field, with Johnson maintaining about 20 percent of the vote, […]

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So, That Just Happened: 64 Sign Up To Run In City, Dallas ISD Elections

By Bethany Erickson / February 15, 2019 / 1 Comment

The cutoff to file to run for the Dallas city council, Dallas mayor, and Dallas ISD trustee seats open was 5 p.m. Feb. 15, and with 64 people total filing paperwork for the May elections, there are two things we can tell you for certain: Some races will likely resemble the Thunderdome, and you’ll be […]

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Development: One Reason Laura Miller Might Be Running For City Council

By Jon Anderson / February 15, 2019 / 3 Comments

Last night I broke the story on D Magazine of former Dallas Mayor Laura Miller’s apparent last-minute run for District 13’s council seat against incumbent Jennifer Gates. To review, I received an email inviting Athena condo residents to stop by HOA president Georgia Sue Black’s home to sign Miller’s petition. Candidates need 25 signatures to […]

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We Don’t Know What’s Going On, But Here’s a Story About Jaime Resendez And Where He Lives

By Bethany Erickson / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pretty much immediately after former WFAA-reporter-cum-political-candidate Brett Shipp posted that it appeared Dallas ISD school board trustee Jaime Resendez didn’t live in his district, we started poking around, too. Probably just like everyone else. And the Dallas Morning News did a few stories. Shipp continuously tweets about it. And we continued to quietly try to […]

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In a Close Race, HD-108 Contest Waits For Final Election Tally

By Bethany Erickson / November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

With less than 500 votes separating Joanna Cattanach and Republican incumbent Morgan Meyer in the State House 108 race, the outcome of the race will continue to be uncertain for a few more days. With all the precincts in — but not all the provisional and mail-in ballots counted — Meyer is currently ahead of […]

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