Bexar Co. Commissioner Adkisson to run for SA mayor

Adkisson announced candidacy Sunday

SAN ANTONIO – Former state representative and current Precinct 4 Bexar County Commissioner Tommy Adkisson announced Sunday his plans to run for mayor of San Antonio.

Most recently, Adkisson ran for Bexar County judge, losing in November to Nelson Wolff.

"I thought I knew everything about county government because I had come from the state. I was a state representative and I thought, 'Well, you are an arm of the state, I know all about you.' I didn't know the first thing about local government, I was really having to be educated. And it's really government at the retail level, it's government at the grass-roots level," said Adkisson. 

He plans to complete he current term as Precinct 4 Bexar County commissioner at the end of this year. 

Adkisson joins an already crowded field of candidates vying for mayor, including former Rep. Mike Villarreal and former Sen. Leticia Van de Putte.