The Paisano

Municipal elections have local, lasting effects

Municipal elections have local, lasting effects

David Wenske

April 26, 2017

If the 2016 presidential election taught me one critical lesson, it is that every vote matters. Millions lined up at voting booths across the country in a measly effort to direct our nation in what we saw as the better direction. With the national election now settled, a new election is approaching v...

San Antonio’s three major mayoral candidates define their positions on local issues at debate

San Antonio’s three major mayoral candidates define their positions on local issues at debate

Diego Lopez

February 15, 2017

Mayor Ivy Taylor, Councilman Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina gathered on stage at the Pearl Stable on Feb. 7 for San Antonio’s first mayoral town hall this election cycle. The town hall was organized by the Rivard Report and moderated by Robert Rivard. Rivard asked ...

SA mayoral candidates work to earn the student vote

Jeremiah Hobbs

January 25, 2017

Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina has never held an elected government office but has experience as a political consultant. He has pledged to regulate public utility rate and salary increases, improve public transportation, and restore public trust at City Hall along with other ...