Mike Martinez's file:

Democrat from Texas

Mike Martinez is a former Austin firefighter and 2014 candidate for mayor.

Recent statements involving Mike Martinez

"The majority of Austinites rent" the places they live.

Austin mayoral candidate "Mike Martinez takes corporate money."

Four (maybe five) Latinos have served on the Austin City Council.  

"Over the history of Austin, it’s always gotten more expensive."

Says he banned texting while driving in Austin.

Recent stories featuring Mike Martinez

Leffingwell and fellow Austin City Council incumbents victorious:

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.

Checking Austin taxes, affordability and a claim about a Rick Perry Republican lobbyist:

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.

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