What Do You Wonder About the Elections for Dallas Mayor and City Council? Tell Curious Texas

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is term limited, and the field to find his replacement in the May 4 election is crowded with nine candidates.The May election has drawn a handful of notable names vying for Rawlings’ office, and all 14 City Council races will be contested. Some of the races -- including the mayoral race -- seem destined to have no candidate receive more than 50 percent of the vote, which means June runoffs.Dallas voters on May 4 will also decide whether to fund a $1.1 billion bond to support the Dallas County Community College District’s needs.We’ve recently reported on the mayoral candidates’ reactions to former City Council member Carolyn Davis’ guilty plea to federal corruption charges; how current Dallas City Council members have committed apparent violations of Dallas’ campaign finance laws in recent years.   Continue reading...

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