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 Mayor Lee Leffingwell is correct that Austin's population has doubled every 25 years or so since its founding.
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Lee Leffingwell said 1 million additional people are "coming to town." We took that to mean Austin.
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.
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