While the eyes of many were on the presidential race, local candidates and their campaigns watched local results come in Tuesday night. San Antonio Report photographers were on hand to document the watching and waiting by candidates for county offices, the state Legislature, and Congress.
Masks and low-key, small gatherings marked an election night that capped an unusual political season dominated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg (right) hugs his wife, Erika Prosper, after the announcement of early voting results showed the City’s workforce development proposition winning approval from voters. Credit: Bonnie Arbittier / San Antonio Report
Republican Tony Gonzales gets a fist bump from a supporter on election night as he took an early lead in the District 23 congressional race. Credit: Stephanie Marquez for the San Antonio Report
Rebeca Clay-Flores, center, reacts to early voting totals in her favor as she will become the first woman of color to become a Bexar County Commissioner. Credit: Scott Ball / San Antonio Report
SAISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez gives a thumbs up on election night following the successful passage of a $1.3 billion bond. Credit: Bonnie Arbittier / San Antonio Report
Trish DeBerry, who was headed to victory in her Precinct 3 county commissioner race, talks with supporters on election night. Credit: Scott Ball / San Antonio Report
Making her second bid for Congress in District 23, Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones awaits results on election night. Credit: Stephanie Marquez for the San Antonio Report
Kathryn Brown, a candidate for Bexar County Constable in Precinct 4, applauds as she sees favorable results following early voting. Credit: Scott Ball / San Antonio Report
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