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Revision as of 16:36, 20 August 2014

Matt Stillwell
Matt Stillwell.jpg
Candidate for
Austin City Council, District 6
Elections and appointments
Next general2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Campaign website
Matt Stillwell was a 2014 candidate for District 6 of the Austin, Texas City Council. Previously, he was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 136 of the Texas House of Representatives.

Elections

2014

See also: Austin, Texas municipal elections, 2014.

The city of Austin, Texas held nonpartisan elections for mayor and city council on November 4, 2014. The candidate filing deadline was August 18, 2014. A runoff election took place on December 16. Ten city council seats were up election.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

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Stillwell's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

Education

  • Excerpt: "If we want our economy to grow, and the jobs created to be high paying jobs, we need to make sure Texas has a highly educated workforce. To make sure of this, we must restore full funding for education, while demanding accountability and results from our teachers. We must go beyond the basics of reading, writing and arithmetic to fully develop future leaders."

Job Growth and the Economy

  • Excerpt: "A common sense, balanced approach to tax policy and regulation is essential. Our economy must continue to grow and our citizens continue to build a more stable financial future. To that end, existing loopholes, tax breaks, and environmental safeguards should be carefully examined."

Transportation

  • Excerpt: "Attracting new businesses to our region, not to mention nurturing local ones, requires investment from the state in the infrastructure that supports them. We need to look beyond toll roads. Central Texas needs a comprehensive, multi-modal transportation plan that will prepare us for future growth."

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Stillwell ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 136. Stillwell ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and was defeated by Tony Dale (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Texas House of Representatives, District 136, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTony Dale 53.1% 32,383
     Democratic Matt Stillwell 40.7% 24,851
     Libertarian Matthew Whittington 6.2% 3,802
Total Votes 61,036

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