The City of Austin, the City's Ethics Review Commission and the League of Women Voters Austin Area, sponsored the following three City Council Candidate Forums for city council candidates competing in the November 2020 election. Austin voters will elect council members in five Council districts on November 3, 2020.

Moderated Candidate Forums

Following are the dates and links to videos of each moderated council district candidate forum:

  • District 2: Wednesday, September 16th at 6pm
  • District 4: Wednesday, September 23rd at 6pm
  • District 6: Wednesday, September 30th at 6pm
  • District 7: Wednesday, October 7th at 6pm
  • District 10: Tuesday, September 29th at 6pm
  • Runoff Forums for District 6 and District 10: Monday, November 30th at 6pm
    • District 6: Candidate Jimmy Flannigan and Candidate Mackenzie Kelly
    • District 10: Candidate Alison Alter and Candidate Jennifer Virden
      • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​View recorded meeting in English and Spanish

Individuals were able to watch the recorded forums at ATXN.TV (ENG & SPA), cable TV channel 6, and AT&T U-Verse channel 99. The forums were also available live on KAZI FM 88.7 and by telephone in English and Spanish.

Visit to learn more or call 3-1-1.

Candidates who have questions about the process may visit the Candidate Resources website or e-mail City staff.

Candidate Statements

To view the City Council candidate 5 minute recorded statements by District, click the links below:

Candidate Questionnaire

The following are hyperlinks to the League of Women Voters-Austin Area candidate guide. Council candidate information is on pages 32-37.

LWV-AA Voter Guide that includes council candidates (English): Candidate Questionnaire - English

LWV-AA Voter Guide (Spanish):  Candidate Questionnaire - Spanish