2012 Austin mayoral election

Austin mayoral election, 2012
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Candidate Lee Leffingwell Brigid Shea Clay Dafoe
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 25,446 18,126 5,310
Percentage 52.06% 37.08% 10.86%

Mayor before election

Lee Leffingwell

Elected Mayor

Lee Leffingwell

The 2012 Austin mayoral election was held on May 12, 2012 to elect the mayor of Austin, Texas. It saw the reelection of incumbent mayor Lee Leffingwell.

Due to a shift in the following 2014 election from mayoral elections from being held every three years to being held every four years in United States midterm election years, this was an election to an abbreviated term.

Election results[edit]

Party Candidate Votes %
Nonpartisan Lee Leffingwell (incumbent) 25,446 52.06
Nonpartisan Brigid Shea 18,126 37.08
Nonpartisan Clay Dafoe 5,310 10.86
Turnout 48,882


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