She Leads Texas: Vikki Goodwin

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She Leads Texas: Vikki Goodwin

Vikki Goodwin, D-Austin, joined the Texas House of Representatives in January as a political freshman. While she can turn to her fellow House women, her real preparation for the job comes from her years as a longtime campaign volunteer and a mother of three biological children and two stepchildren. This is how she leads Texas.

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Bill could improve safety on Texas 71

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Bill could improve safety on Texas 71

Following her election in November, state Rep. Vikki Goodwin, D-Austin, said she was approached by constituents and traffic groups regarding how unsafe Texas 71, RM 620 and Bee Cave Road are in western Travis County. They asked for her help in looking for ways to make the roads safer.

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March 6, 2018 Primary Election Voter's Guide

March 6, 2018 Primary Election Voter's Guide

League of Women Voters Austin Area — This nonpartisan voting guide provides a complete list of all contests on your ballot, including state and local offices and propositions.

Vikki Goodwin Emerges as a Frontrunner for District 47

Vikki Goodwin Emerges as a Frontrunner for District 47

The Texas Tribune — District 47 was drawn to be a conservative stronghold in the liberal Austin area. But Texas political experts say rising frustration with President Donald Trump in a district he won by fewer than 200 votes, could change things. 

HD 47: Everybody Into the Candidate Pool

HD 47: Everybody Into the Candidate Pool

The Austin Chronicle — Conservative Rep. Paul Workman sees a GOP primary challenge from Jay Wiley and Patty Vredevelt. On the Democratic ballot, five contenders are vying for the chance to unseat the incumbent.

Texas House District 47: Meet the Candidates

Texas House District 47: Meet the Candidates

Four Points News — In this Q&A, we ask each of the seven candidates running for Texas House District 47 to briefly describe their background, why they are running for office, and what are their top priorities if elected.