Election

May elections: Bonham to elect new council members

Apr 9, 2015
The Fannin County May 2015 election, has one uncontested mayoral election in Bonham.
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The Fannin County May 2015 election has one uncontested mayoral election in Bonham. 

Bonham

Ward 1: John Burnett (Uncontested)

Ward 5: Kevin Hayes, Lewis Faith

At-Large:Chantal Carey, Robert Thomas, Tony Rodriguez

Mayor: Roy Floyd (uncontested)

Honey Grove

Alderman at-large: Billy Bob Stephens, Leigh Dixon, Done Morrison

Ector

City Council: Kenneth Rhudy, Jimmy Dixon, Jerry (Sweet Tea) Newell, Dale Holt

Sulphur Springs and Como are the only towns in Hopkins County that will hold an election for May 2015. One city council place, one contested mayoral election and two commissioner positions will be decided.
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Sulphur Springs and Como are the only towns in Hopkins County that will hold an election for May 2015. One city council place, one contested mayoral election and two commissioner positions will be decided.

Sulphur Springs

City Council, Place 3: Oscar Aguilar, Charles Oxford.

Como

Mayor: Garry Anderson, Laura Quinn, Ron Walker.

Water Commissioner: Darran Harris, Patsy Evans

Street Commissioner: Don Meeks (uncontested) 

For the May 2015 election in Rockwall County, there are eight propositions, while one mayoral seat and 11 city council seats will be decided.
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For the May 2015 election in Rockwall County, there are eight propositions, while one mayoral seat and 11 city council seats will be decided.

Rockwall

Mayor: Jim Pruitt, Dennis Lewis

City Council, Place 1:David White (uncontested)

City Council, Place 2: John Hohenshelt (uncontested)

City Council, Place 3: Freddie Jackson, Kevin Fowler.

City Council, Place 5: Scott Milder (uncontested)

McLendon-Chisolm

Hunt County’s May 2015 election will present 11 city council elections, four mayoral elections and in Quinlan, a proposition for the legal sale of alcoholic beverages for off-premise consumption only.
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Hunt County’s May 2015 elections will present 11 city council elections, four mayoral elections and in Quinlan, a proposition for the legal sale of alcoholic beverages for off-premise consumption only.  

Commerce

City Council, Place 1: Jean Klaus (uncontested) 

City Council, Place 3: Richard Hill, Ray Hunter.

Greenville

Mayor: David Dreiling, Dan Perkins

City Council, Place 1: David Stewart, Jerry Ransom.

City Council, Place 5: Renee Francey, Brent Money

The May 2015 election in Cooper has one uncontested mayoral election, and one city council place on the ballot.
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The May 2015 election in Cooper has one uncontested mayoral election, and one city council place on the ballot.

Cooper

Mayor: Scotty Stegall (uncontested)

City Council (one seat): Larry Maynard, Donna Thomason, E.J. Cates.

May elections: Alba to elect mayor

Apr 2, 2015
Wood County has three mayoral elections and eight alderman positions open for the May 2015 election.
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Wood County has three mayoral elections and eight alderman positions open for the May 2015 election.

Alba

Mayor: Orvin Carroll, Ted Levitt.

Aldermen: Preston Hass, Glenda Dedmon.

Hawkins

Alderman, Position 2: Clara I. Kay (uncontested)

Alderman, Position 4: Wayne Kirkpatrick, James Earhart.

Alderman, Position 5: Norma Oglesby, E.R. Simmons.

Mineola

Mayor: Paul Gates, Rodney T. Watkins, Novada Bigham

May elections: Kaufman to elect new council member

Apr 2, 2015
The May 2015 election in Kaufman County will present voters with three propositions, one contested mayoral election and four city council seats on the ballot.
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The May 2015 election in Kaufman County will present voters with three propositions, one contested mayoral election and four city council seats on the ballot.

City of Kaufman

Mayor: Jeff Jordan (uncontested)

City Council (one vacancy): Jon Ryan Parker, Patty Patterson, Charles Gillenwater, Carl Stapp.

Forney

Mayor: Rick Wilson, Darren Rozell, Mary Penn.

City Council, Place 2: Raymond E. Stephens (uncontested)

It will only be a matter of weeks before voters in Hunt County join others across the state to begin casting ballots for the November general election.

The Hunt County Commissioners Court is scheduled today to take a step in preparing for the election, by ratifying the judges and alternate judges for elections for the the next two years.

Hunt County Elections Administrator Mina Cook is presenting the item before the commissioners as part of the regular agenda, starting at 10 a.m. inside the Auxiliary Courtroom, 2700 Johnson Street in Greenville.

Campaigns contend with vitriol on social media

Mar 19, 2014
KETR / ketr.org

The Texas gubernatorial candidates’ Facebook pages and Twitter feeds are prime opportunities for the hopefuls to take their messages directly to supporters and other interested parties, allowing them to showcase their latest announcements and provide forums for comments and feedback.

For Tea Party targets, enthusiasm no match for funds

Mar 5, 2014
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As the Republican primary results poured in Tuesday evening, a general rule of thumb emerged in races featuring Tea Party insurgents challenging Republican incumbents: Money matters.

GOP primary: Van Zandt Co. ballot

Feb 26, 2014
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Regional and county offices

GOP primary: Rockwall Co. ballot

Feb 26, 2014
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Regional and county offices

Abbott brings Perry into the fold on campaign trail

Feb 12, 2014
NPR

Though Attorney General Greg Abbott is working hard to become Gov. Rick Perry’s successor, Texans haven’t seen much of the two Republicans together on the campaign trail.

Brad Kellar

An overflow crowd of potential voters was in attendance in downtown Greenville Monday night, to hear from many of the candidates seeking Republican Party nominations during the March 4 primary elections.

Republicans worried about March, but not November

Feb 1, 2014
KETR / ketr.org

The Republican candidates for lieutenant governor do not seem worried about Democratic challengers and independent voters, or particularly concerned about whether their public conversations and debates fuel the Democrats’ election-year motif of a war on women.

If they were, they would not be talking like this. You would not have seen what you saw during the debate early this week as they all raced to the conservative end of the pool, hoping to win the hearts of the Republican voters they will face in the primary election in March.

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