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2018 School Board Candidates

The candidates running to serve Austin ISD students have been finalized.  There are 5 of 9 seats up for election this November, with 3 of the races contested.  Everyone in AISD will have the opportunity for an at-large candidate, with some parts of town also getting to vote in for someone to represent their single-member district.

District 1 (Northeast)


Ted Gordon*

LaTisha Anderson

District 4 (Northwest)


Kristin Ashy

Zachary Price

District 6 (South)


Geronimo Rodriguez*

District 7 (Southwest)


Yasmin Wagner*

District 9 (At-large)


Sam Russo

Arati Singh

Carmen Tilton

*incumbent

Check out the AISD website to see specific district boundaries.

We have sent each candidate a questionnaire as part of our endorsement process & we will be posting responses as we receive them. We will be asking for membership feedback on candidates via online survey starting September 1st. If you want to weigh in on our endorsements and aren’t already a member, you can still sign up.

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