Jean Cramer ended her Marysville City Council race after widespread backlash over a slew of racist comments she made.
Don Grundmann of Modesto, California, drew unintended laughter at a city council meeting this week with a telling gaffe.
The group wants opposition candidates to be allowed to run for city council.
The Charlotte, North Carolina, City Council passed a resolution denouncing the president's bigotry and calling out his attempt to "stoke fear of others."
The wealthy California city's council voted unanimously to end tobacco sales but exempts hotels and plush cigar lounges.
San Antonio Councilman Roberto Treviño said the plan "reaffirmed the work our city has done to become a champion of equality and inclusion."
“I fear the day that our first responders have to go to the wire to extricate someone," said the Arizona city's mayor.
Rachel Hundley's campaign was actually galvanized by the gross threat.
Chants of "Run, Lezley, run” resounded as she made her announcement in Ferguson, Missouri.
“What a legacy that would be ― elected to the City Council and supervising the same police department that killed Michael Brown," her attorney said.
City councilwoman Marielle Franco was a symbol of hope for Rio's poorest residents.
She’s the first openly transgender black woman to hold public office in the United States. And she’s ready to bring change to Minnesota.
Dialing your senator or representative can be intimidating—but also effective. Emily Ellsworth, a former congressional staffer and author of the e-book Call the Halls, has four pieces of advice for phoning a could-be friend.
This division, however, extends far beyond the national stage and can be seen at even more local level. Most notably in San
By Susanna Blankley, Director, Community Action for Safe Apartments and Andrew Scherer, Policy Director, Impact Center for
Don't let the restaurant industry and the Chamber of Commerce feed you misinformation. Their claims are full of baloney. Here are four reasons why Mayor Tornek and the City Council members should take their arguments with a grain of salt.