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Greg Brockhouse

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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.

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Updated 6:30 p.m.

Sheryl Sculley announced her retirement Thursday, after more than 13 years as San Antonio's city manager.

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With talk of a "blue wave" and partisan mud-slinging, the midterm elections would have been divisive and tribalistic enough, but for San Antonio voters there’s additional fear at the polls.

Known as Propositions A, B, and C, these ballot items have been especially combustible in local politics. 

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The midterm elections will decide the fate of three local propositions which, if approved, would change the San Antonio City Charter and how municipal government is managed.