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2019 San Antonio Mayoral Race

City of San Antonio 2019 Elections Recap

Jun 10, 2019
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Monday at noon on "The Source" – In a very close runoff race, incumbent Ron Nirenberg edged out challenger Greg Brockhouse on Saturday to secure a second term as Mayor of San Antonio.


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San Antonio voters re-elected Mayor Ron Nirenberg Saturday night. He narrowly beat back a challenge from Greg Brockhouse, District 6 councilman and a long-time opponent of the mayor's stances and initiatives.


As of 9:50 p.m., with 562 out of 562 precincts counted, the Bexar County Elections Department reports incumbent Mayor Ron Nirenberg with 61,699 votes. Challenger and former District 6 City Councilman Greg Brockhouse has 59,024 votes.

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District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse appeared on TPR's "The Source" on Thursday to explain his plans if he is elected mayor. He also defended himself from allegations of domestic violence he supposedly committed in 2009.

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and San Antonio City Councilman Greg Brockhouse addressed some of the top issues of the June 8th mayoral runoff election during separate appearances on TPR's "The Source."

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"Building the City You Deserve" is how San Antonio’s mayor set the foundation for his 2019 re-election campaign. But is it enough to be re-elected? Ron Nirenberg wants voters to look at the progress of projects started under his tenure and see him as a fellow resident who wants the best for San Antonio.

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Greg Brockhouse has emerged as the main challenger to Mayor Ron Nirenberg in the 2019 municipal elections. The District 6 councilman is attempting to unseat an incumbent mayor, and he's gambling his political career on this fight.

Texas Public Radio's signature talk show "The Source" hosted San Antonio mayoral candidates Ron Nirenberg and Greg Brockhouse for a live forum Monday. What are their visions for San Antonio? Where do they stand on critical policies? What can we learn from their records?

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Two of the nine candidates for San Antonio mayor met for their first debate Friday morning. Incumbent mayor Ron Nirenberg faced off against challenger District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse.

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District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse has ended months of speculation; he’s running for mayor.

 

The first-term councilman said he believes San Antonio is not heading in the right direction and will challenge incumbent Mayor Ron Nirenberg, who is in his first term leading the city council. The two often trade barbed words with each other over city driven policies and decisions.