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Delia Jasso

“I truly understand the pain, confusion and feelings of betrayal my decision has brought you," city council member Delia Jasso wrote, "and I take complete ownership for causing these raw emotions.”

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It appears the Dallas City Council will not vote on a resolution supporting gay marriage June 12th after all. Council member Delia Jasso has withdrawn her support.

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After Saturday’s election, Hispanic representation on the Dallas City Council could take a step back at a time when the Latino population is growing. And, there will also be fewer women on the council. 

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The debate was civil Thursday night in one of Dallas’ hottest  city council races, between incumbents Delia Jasso and Scott Griggs. There are big differences between the two, where re-drawn council districts covering North Oak Cliff forced the face-off.

Redistricting has placed current Dallas City Council members Scott Griggs and Delia Jasso in the same North Oak Cliff district.  Contentious debates about gas drilling, the Trinity River Corridor and rapid growth have made this one of the most competitive council races.  

Here's a look at the candidates and their campaigns' answers to six key questions: