By FOX 7 Austin Digital Team
AUSTIN, Texas – Voters in Austin’s District 4 are voting today in a special election.
The election will decide on the next representative to join Austin City Council.
The current District 4 Council Member, Greg Casar, automatically resigned his seat when he announced his candidacy for Congress on November 4th. The newly-drawn 35th congressional district includes most of Travis County east of Interstate 35 before trailing down into Hays, Comal, and Bexar counties.
Who’s running for District 4?
The following candidates are on the special election ballot, in order of place:
- Amanda Rios
- Isa Boonto
- Ramesses II Setepenre
- Melinda Schiera
- Jade Lovera
- Monica Guzmán
- José “Chito” Vela
WATCH FOX 7 AUSTIN LIVE:
A look at the candidates ahead of Austin’s District 4 special election
A look at Isa Boonto, who is running for Austin City Council
A look at Jose “Chito” Vela, who is running for Austin City Council
Austin City Council District 4 candidates speak at forum