Vikki in the News
Local schools deserve better, and local taxpayers deserve a break. Say "No!" to the Texas Legislature's highway robbery and "Yes!" to Vikki Goodwin for State Representative. Vote for a stronger investment in our public education system and a committment to more affordable housing in District 47.
League of Women Voters Austin Area — This nonpartisan voting guide provides a complete list of all contests on your ballot, including state and local offices and propositions.
The Texas Tribune — District 47 was drawn to be a conservative stronghold in the liberal Austin area. But Texas political experts say rising frustration with President Donald Trump in a district he won by fewer than 200 votes, could change things.
The Austin Chronicle — Conservative Rep. Paul Workman sees a GOP primary challenge from Jay Wiley and Patty Vredevelt. On the Democratic ballot, five contenders are vying for the chance to unseat the incumbent.
KXAN — More women are running for office nationwide, and it's motivating some young Texans to learn about politics and civic engagement early.
Four Points News — In this Q&A, we ask each of the seven candidates running for Texas House District 47 to briefly describe their background, why they are running for office, and what are their top priorities if elected.
Oak Hill Gazette — Four Democratic candidates for House District 47 participated in a forum hosted by Our Revolution Central Texas at the Hampton Branch of the Austin Public Library, where Ana Jordan and Michael Garemko asked them questions.
myStatesman — Workman and Abbott seem to have forgotten that Austin and many other cities with populations over 5,000 are “home rule” cities – which means they can manage their own affairs with minimum interference from the state.