SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – He lost the mayor’s runoff election and he’ll soon give up his District 6 council seat, but Greg Brockhouse says he doesn’t regret taking a chance on the race for the city’s top elected office.
“I didn’t want to stay down there another two years as a council member with some of that craziness going on, so I had to make a decision on whether to try to change that and get the voice of the people out there, or do I stay there just so I can call myself a council member,” Brockhouse told KTSA’s Trey Ware.
With 15 percent voter turnout Saturday, Mayor Ron Nirenberg won the runoff with a little more than 51 percent of the votes. Brockhouse got nearly 49 percent. Brockhouse lost by 2,675 votes, but he says he won’t challenge the results.
“I’m more concerned about how I was treated by the Express News and I want to make sure I clear my name,” said Brockhouse.
He said he’s looking forward to spending time with his family, and he’ll have to figure out a way to “make some money,” but Brockhouse vows to work to hold the mayor and city council accountable. He just hasn’t decided exactly how he’s going to do that.
“It’s just a matter of how I put that energy together and the 49 percent that join me on it to make that happen,” he said.
Brockhouse says he’s not ready to rule out another run for office.