The weekend saw several new citizens elected to office while other cities brought back incumbents for another term.
The polls are closed, the votes have been tallied and we now know the preference of Northeast Texans for local city council and school board races.
COMMERCE - In what is certain to be a hot issue during the 2013 Texas legislative session, school finance was at the forefront of Tuesday evening’s debate between District 2 State Rep. Dan Flynn and challenger George Alexander.
Two days remain to vote early for Saturday’s municipal elections.
COMMERCE - Candidates for mayor and city council have been invited to answer questions both from News Director Scott Harvey and the public on issues and ideas in the community.
LADONIA - The Ladonia Chamber of Commerce invites the public to a candidate "meet and greet" Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.
Thursday at 5 p.m. is the deadline to register to vote or make a change of address to be effective before Election Day.
SULPHUR SPRINGS - A Sulphur Springs city council candidate has been ruled ineligible to run in the May 12 elections.
GREENVILLE - It’s mostly a GOP primary scene in Hunt County, with only three democratic candidates of the 37 total appearing on the May 29 ballot.
AUSTIN - There’s also been a shakeup in the race for the district two seat for State Senate, as Incumbent Senator Bob Deuell of Greenville is the only candidate on the May 29 ballot.