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Mike Martinez

Former Austin city councilman


Mike Martinez was elected to the Austin City Council in 2006. He served as the board chairman of Capital Metro, Austin's transit agency. Before his time on the council, he was a firefighter in Austin for 13 years.

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Why me and not Steve Adler

Texas Democrats got hit pretty hard in November. Wouldn't it feel good to hit back? By electing me the next mayor of Austin, you'll help ensure that our city never belongs to the Republicans who back my opponent.