– Area races to be decided include Fourth District in the U.S. House of Representatives, State Senate for District Two, and State Representative for Districts 2, 3 and 62.
There are also a handful of contested races in the region for county judge, county commissioner, plus justice of the peace.
The Campbell ISD is asking voters to approve a property tax increase and a $5 million bond package for a new elementary school, while the Cumby ISD is seeking approval of a $3 million bond for a new school.
West Tawakoni – Appeal hearings are forthcoming in the City of West Tawakoni, following the recent suspension of its police chief and firing of an officer.
The Greenville Herald-Banner reports reasoning for the actions were due in part to both men's allegiance to the Tea Party movement, a violation between city policy regarding employees and political activity.
Police Chief Jack Schultz and Sergeant John Beckett have each applied for reinstatement.
Commerce – Texas A&M University-Commerce will honor the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) throughout the 19th annual Veterans Vigil on campus from Nov. 4-6. The theme during the week is "ROTC: Past, Present and Future," and is part of the yearly dedication to a particular branch or section of the military who have served their country during times of military action.