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PROGRESSIVE POLITICS FOR LIBERALS, DEMOCRATS, AND THINKING INDEPENDENTS.

CANDIDATE INFORMATION FOR MUNICIPAL RUN-OFF ELECTIONS

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Mayoral Candidates

Eric Johnson  

Eric was born and raised in Dallas. He is a life-long Democrat who, since first elected in 2010, has served a uniquely diverse and expansive state congressional district (HD100) entirely within the City of Dallas. He graduated from Harvard, received his graduate degree from Princeton and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. His expertise is in Finance Law. Eric lives in East Dallas with his wife, Nikki, and their two young sons. Eric is a member of the Funky East Dallas Democrats. You can learn more about Eric at https://johnsonfordallas.com/ 


Scott Griggs  

Scott grew up in Dallas and is currently serving his fourth and final term as the Dallas City Councilman for District 1 in Oak Cliff. Scott graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in chemistry before pursuing a law degree from the University of Texas. He currently specializes in Intellectual Property Law. Scott lives in Oak Cliff with his wife, Mariana, and their three children. You can learn more about Scott at https://griggsfordallas.com/ 

City Council - District 7

Adam Balzadua – Adam is an educator and community advocate. He currently teaches at Skyline High School in Dallas. For more information about Adam, visit his campaign website at https://bazaldua4dallas.com/


Tiffani Young - Tiffani grew up in Pleasant Grove and has served previously on the Dallas City Council. We were unable to find a website for her campaign. For more information, go to https://ballotpedia.org/Tiffinni_A._Young

City Council - District 9

Erin Moore – Erin has lived in District 9 (east of the lake – in Casa View and in Old Lake Highlands) since relocating here 27 years ago. She has most recently served as executive assistant to County Commissioner Theresa Daniel.  Erin has been endorsed by the current District 9 Councilman, Mark Clayton, and she is a member of the Funky East Dallas Democrats. To learn more about Erin visit https://www.erinfordallas.com/home


Paula Blackmon – Paula grew up in a small town in West Texas and moved to Dallas 25 years ago. She has served as Chief of Staff to two former mayors: Tom Leppert and Mike Rawlins, and as a consultant to Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles. She lives in the Hillside area west of White Rock Lake. Paula has three sons. To learn more about Paula visit https://www.paulabforcouncil.com/about_paula

City Council - District 14

Phillip Kingston is the only progressive in the District 14 run-off. (We’ll repeat that: Phillip Kingston is the only progressive in the District 14 run-off.) He has served three terms on the Dallas City Council, and he has worked tirelessly to ensure that the city of Dallas continues to move forward. Phillip lives in East Dallas with his wife, Melissa. http://www.kingstonfordallas.com