Dian Ferguson Kicks Off Underdog Campaign

Former SCAN TV director Dian Ferguson kicks off her campaign against city council incumbent Sally Clark.

05/26/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Tunnel Referendum Language Released

The city attorney releases ballot language for the deep-bore tunnel referendum.

05/24/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Why Gender Shouldn't be the Only Basis for Endorsements

Why feminist groups shouldn't put gender above every other political consideration when making endorsements.

05/23/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Afternoon Fizz: Jean Godden Plays the Feminist Card

Jean Godden plays the feminist card in her latest fundraising appeal.

05/16/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


April Campaign Finance Update

Crunching the latest local campaign numbers.

05/11/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Incumbent Godden Has Blown through Half Her Money

City Council incumbent Jean Godden has spent more than half of the money she's raised so far, most of it on high-priced consultants.

04/28/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


GOP Council Member Hague Won't Support $20 Transit Fee; Public Vote Likely

Today's loser: Metro transit funding advocates.

04/22/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Harrell's War Chest: $166,000

Incumbent Bruce Harrell reports impressive fundraising totals for March.

04/12/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Anti-Tunnel Campaign Spent $42,000 Gathering Signatures

The anti-tunnel campaign reports spending more than $42,000 gathering signatures, or more than $2.50 per name.

04/12/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


The Latest Council Fundraising Totals: Incumbents Remain Far Ahead of Challengers

In this year's city council races, incumbents report raising far more than their challengers, posing a daunting challenge for a group of candidates with low name recognition.

04/11/2011 By Erica C. Barnett