Thanks for making it possible for me to serve!

Please help me win the Democratic Primary …

Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea

So I can continue to make

a difference for you!

Your support matters!

To donate:

Thanks for making it possible for me to serve!

Please help me win the Democratic Primary …

Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea

So I can continue

to work for you!

Your support matters!

To donate:

Today is Election Day! Polls open till 7 PM!

Those of us who live in Travis County can vote at any one of 144 polling locations. To find the shortest wait time near you click here.

After the polls close, please join me for my election-watch and Mardi Gras party!

We will gather at the Violet Crown Clubhouse, 7100 Woodrow Avenue 78757 starting at 7 PM. This is a free event to say thank you to everyone who has helped. The weather will be pleasant, and we’ll have gathering places indoors and out. We’ll have pizza, shrimp, wraps, fruits and veggies and music by Dave Bedrich’s New Orleans-style jazz band — and masks and party favors! Come join us!

Lots accomplished! More to do!

I first ran for county commissioner because I believed that, as a society, we were not doing enough to prepare our communities for the devastating effects of climate change. Since taking office in January 2015, we’ve made progress not only in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, conserving water and being better prepared for wildfire, but also in making major strides in criminal-justice reform.

Water: In our downtown county buildings and jail, we’ve stopped using treated drinking water for air conditioning replacing it with reclaimed wastewater. We’re now saving 40 million gallons per year. I’m pushing UT and the state capital complex to do the same.

Wildfire: To prepare our communities for wildfire, my office created Neighborhood Fire Drills. These community exercises are akin to the fire drills we used to do in school and serve the same purpose: preparing people so they know what to do. The National Association of Counties gave us their 2020 Achievement Award in the category of Risk and Emergency Management.

Greenhouse gases: At Travis County, we are measurably reducing greenhouse-gas emissions by having one of the most aggressive telecommuting policies in the region. As a result, we’ve already reduced emissions from commuting by 30% and saved $1.3 million on our utility bills. We also recently directed staff to plan to an all-electric fleet of county vehicles.

Criminal-justice reform: Travis County has a long history of innovation in criminal justice, but we’re stepping it up a notch. When I first took office, Travis was the largest county without a Public Defender’s Office, and now we have one. I recently passed a motion directing staff to investigate allowing our Sobering Center to also be used for mental-health diversion.

Your support makes it possible for me push ahead aggressively for change at the local level and often achieve a multiplier effect. By thinking globally and acting locally, we’re showing other communities what’s possible. I am honored to be able to serve our community, and I ask your help in winning another term.

(signed) Brigid