Democrat from Texas
Lee Leffingwell, initially elected mayor in 2009, is a former Austin City Council member and retired airline pilot. Leffingwell, a past chair of the city's Environmental Board, grew up in Austin's Bouldin neighborhood, according to the biography posted on the city's web site.
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Austin’s hizzoner gets the polls right on Americans, including NRA members, widely supporting background checks before all gun purchases.
Lee Leffingwell’s claim about water quality proved iffy.
Lee Leffingwell and three fellow Austin City Council members won re-election Saturday. We earlier checked some of what was said leading up to the vote.
Wondering if candidates for the Austin City Council are accurate about local affordability or taxes or their opponent's fealty to Rick Perry?
We've checked several Austin-centric claims in advance of Saturday's city elections.
Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell survived his debut on the Texas Truth-O-Meter last week while statements from three legislators, a Democratic activist and a New York Times columnist also rocked the needle.
Read on. It's the debut of the PolitiFact Texas Flashback.
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