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District 2

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Updated 6:27 p.m.

The San Antonio City Council has selected former City Councilman Art Hall to fill the vacancy in District 2, which contains San Antonio’s East Side.

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Applications are now open to be the next San Antonio City Council member for District 2.

 

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There were 151 homicides last year in San Antonio – the deadliest year since 1995, according to the San Antonio Police Department. At least 40 of those homicides happened in District 2, on the city's East Side.

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The new city council member-elect for District 2 in San Antonio says public safety will be a top priority.

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District 2 Councilman Alan Warrick says "overzealous partying" is to blame for his waking up Friday morning on a bench outside City Hall, where he passed out after a night of drinking at a downtown establishment.

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