Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff to Seek a Fifth Term

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Nelson Wolff is going for another term.

Wolff, 76, who is the dean of San Antonio politicians, announced today that he will announce next month his campaign for a fifth four year term as Bexar County Judge.

"Together, we have accomplished many ground breaking projects, for Bexar County.  I look forward to continuing our work," Wolff said.

Wolff has been in politics and has held more offices than any individual in San Antonio history.

First elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1970, Wolff has also served in the Texas Senate, and was an unsuccessful candidate for Congress.In 1987, Wolff was elected to San Antonio City Council, and then was elected Mayor in 1991.

In 2001 Wolff was appointed Bexar County Judge, succeeding Cyndi Krier, who resigned to take a position on the University of Texas System Board of Regents.

He is only the second person to serve as both San Antonio Mayor and Bexar County Judge.Wolff is an attorney and businessman, and a graduate of St. Mary's University.

Wolff is consistently near, if not at the top, of lists of the most influential and powerful people in San Antonio.

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