- November 18, 2015

Study Finds ‘Cautious Optimism,’ Increased Voter Turnout In 10-1 System’s First Year


KUT — The Austin City Council has completed almost one year in its new configuration as a 10-1 system – with ten Council members representing ten different districts alongside one mayor.

Now, a new study out of UT Austin is trying to find whether the 10-1 system had an affect on voter turnout and civic engagement.

The short answer? It did — and, in some instances, it didn’t.