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New AISD boundaries, new candidates for AISD Board

September 3, 2012

Residents of Southwest Austin will have new representation on the Austin school board this year due to population changes that shifted district boundary lines to the south.

In order to comply with the “one person, one vote” guideline established by the U.S. Constitution, the AISD board moved parts of eight elementary schools from District 7 in the Southwest to District 5. Two candidates are running for the newly enlarged District 5 seat — Amber Elenz and Charlie Jackson. They will be on the Nov. 6 ballot.

The incumbent, Board President Mark Williams, announced he is not seeking re-election.

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