Get to know more about the Bexar County Criminal District Court candidates' stance on the issues on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 at the UTSA Downtown Campus in the Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328) during the Judicial Candidate Debate hosted by the League of Women Voters San Antonio Area and the UTSA College of Public Policy. This event will be livestreamed by NOWCast SA. You may watch the program remotely by accessing this link: http://nowcastsa.com/blogs/webcast-judicial-candidate-debate
The purpose of the debate is to prepare citizens to make informed decisions when they vote in the Democratic and Republican Primary Election on March 6.
Candidates who will be present:
|Karl Alexander||Republican||Criminal 187th|
|David Martin||Republican||Criminal 226th|
|Kristen Mulliner||Republican||Criminal 226th|
|Libby Wiedermann||Republican||Criminal 226th|
|Joe Contreras||Republican||Criminal 187th|
|Jan Ischy-Prins||Republican||Criminal 187th|
|Veronica Legarreta||Republican||Criminal 187th|
|Virginia Maurer||Republican||Criminal 187th|
|Todd McCray||Republican||Criminal 226th|
|Joey Perez||Democrat||Criminal 226th|
|Jennifer Peña||Democrat||Criminal 290th|
Why judicial elections are so important?
The League of Women Voters Voters' Guide states that voting decisions in judicial races are among the most important ones that a Texas voter can make. Judges make decisions about fundamental issues that affect us -- family life, education, health care, civil rights, public safety, discrimination, housing and employment. These decisions have a lasting impact on the public. It is crucial for judges to make fair decisions that are non-biased with consideration of the facts and the law.
Visit www.votetexas.gov/voting/what.html to see who is on the public office candidate listing.
You may also visit www.bexar.org/1568/Elections-Department for more info.
Click here to view the League of Women’s Voters – Voters’ Guide
Full a full list of candidates, refer to this sample ballot for the Bexar County Primary.
UTSA's 1604 campus is an early voting site. Early voting is from Feb. 20 - March 2. See article on UTSA Today for more info.
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The UTSA College of Public Policy hosts public forums, debates and other events to raise awareness of challenges affecting the community and to engage citizens on public policy issues. All components of the College, including its departments, institutes and centers are heavily involved in the engagement of community residents and leaders in addressing a wide variety of social, economic, political, demographic, and environmental issues affecting our community, region and state.