FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friends of Austin Neighborhoods Endorses City Council Candidates, Proposition A
AUSTIN, TEXAS (2022-10-20) - Based on a vote of its membership, Friends of Austin Neighborhoods (FAN) has endorsed a slate of candidates and propositions on the ballot for the local November 2022 election.
FAN polled its member neighborhood associations and at-large individual members to determine the preferred Austin City Council candidates for Mayor and Districts 1, 3, 5, 8, and 9. The membership’s preferred candidates are:
Mayor: Celia Israel
District 1: Natasha Harper-Madison
District 3: José Velásquez
District 5: Stephanie Bazan
District 8: Paige Ellis
District 9: Zohaib “Zo” Qadri
FAN’s membership also voted its preference on Propositions A:
Proposition A: For
The organization previously published a city council candidate contact sheet and candidates’ answers to a unique questionnaire on neighborhood inclusion and improvement.
FAN represents about 3,000 neighbors (homeowners, renters, and small business owners) among its 19 member neighborhood associations and individual members living in 224 other neighborhoods throughout the city. A complete list of member neighborhood associations and individual members is on the FAN website.
Friends of Austin Neighborhoods (FAN) is a coalition of neighborhood associations and residents reclaiming the word “neighborhood” to include the full diversity of voices, moving beyond neighborhood protectionism.
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