Oballa Oballa to run for Austin City Council at Large

(ABC 6 News) – Current Austin City Councilman, Oballa Oballa announced Tuesday that he will run for the At Large seat on the Austin City Council.

In a statement, he said, “Austin has helped me make the American Dream come true, and I want to continue to serve this incredible community I have so much love and appreciation for” said Oballa. “My wife and I are blessed to be raising our young family in Austin. I will continue using my proven leadership skills and diverse perspective to help our entire community solve the key challenges of building a stronger economy, improving childcare, increasing housing, and engaging our youth.”

He will resign his Ward 1 seat to run for the At Large seat. The Primary Election is set for August 9 and the General Election is set for November 8.