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Check this page often for the latest news articles about Writ Baese, his involvement in the Round Rock community, and his campaign.

Everything You Need to Know About the Round Rock City Council May 5 Elections
Four candidates have filed for positions on the Round Rock City Council dais ahead of the May 5 election.
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Round Rock City Council May Elections Attract 4 Candidates
An incumbent is running against a familiar competitor and two newcomers are facing off in two separate City Council elections May 5.
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City Council Elections Will Be May 9
There are two contested races for the May 9 City Council election for Place 3 and Place 5.
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Election Guide 2015
Community Impact Newspaper, April 2, 2015
Read Q&A with the candidates, learn where the nearest polling location is, and much more in this informative guide to the Round Rock and Hutto City Council elections.
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Baese Looks to Make Jump to Elected Office
Austin American-Statesman, January 21, 2015
Longtime Round Rock resident Writ Baese has announced his candidacy for the Place 5 Round Rock City Council seat. The announcement marks his entry into local politics. Read more …

FYI News Briefs: Baese To Run for City Council
Austin American-Statesman; Janaury 14, 2015
Local small business owner Writ Baese on Tuesday announced his candidacy for Place 5 on the Round Rock City Council. Read more …

Two Candidates Announce for Round Rock City Council Place 5
Community Impact Newspaper; January 13, 2015
Round Rock City Councilman John Moman announced Jan. 12 he will not run again for the City Council Place 5 seat he has held for six years. Two candidates, Ted Meng and Writ Baese, have announced their intention to run in the May 9 election. Read more …

Baese Announces Candidacy for Round Rock City Council; Civic leader continues strong community involvement
January 13, 2015
After serving Round Rock for many years in civic and non-profit leadership roles, this morning Writ Baese, a local small business owner,  announced his candidacy for Round Rock City Council, Place 5. Read more …

Chamber endorses Round Rock, Wilco bonds
Austin American-Stateman; October 16, 2013
The Round Rock Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the city’s Nov. 5 bond package. Baese discussed the city’s four propositions, carrying a total price tag of $123.6 million. Read more …

Emerson unveils Round Rock headquarters
Community Impact Newspaper; May 15 2012
Emerson, a Fortune 500 company, will employ over 750 at its Round Rock facility. Writ Baese as Round Rock Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman participated in the ribbon cutting on May 15, 2012. Read more …

The Round Rock Chamber of Commerce to Host Round Rock’s Tastiest Event on March 6
Round Rock Chamber of Commerce; January 3, 2012
The Round Rock Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Tenth Annual Taste of Round Rock on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. “We are really excited to be hosting the Taste of Round Rock for the 10th consecutive year,” said Writ Baese, Board Chairman of the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce. Read more …

Writ Baese
Community Impact Newspaper; September 2, 2011
On Oct. 1, the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce will welcome incoming Board of Directors Chairman Writ Baese to the helm. It’s a fitting role for the man who has served the community over the past five years. Read more …