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Walker County Election Results

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Unofficial election results for the Walker County November 8, 2016 election County Commissioner, Pct 3 Bill Daugette (REP):  2,685  (64.31%) Richard Harrison (DEM):  1,490  (35.69%) Walker County Hosp Dist Board of Managers (3 positions) Susan Mott:  4,217  (14.97%) Ron Lange:  2,468  (8.76%) Jerry Larrison:  4,534  (16.10%) Anne Karr:  5,134   ...

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City of New Waverly Election Results

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Unofficial election results of the November 8, 2016 election for the City of New Waverly Councilmember (3 positions) Ignatius Slott:  170  (26.15%) Nathaniel James:  160  (24.62%) Cynthia Vance:  104 (16%) Jurrell  Gilliam:  84  (12.92) Vince Paulsel:  132  (20.31%)

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City of Huntsville Election Results

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Unofficial election results for the November 8, 2016 City of Huntsville election.   Councilmember, At-Large Position 1 (uncontested) Paul Davidhizar – 5817  (100%) Councilmember, At-Large Position 2 Tyler McCaffety – 4,513  (67.02%) Matt Hannes –  2,221  (32.98%) Councilmember, At-Large Position 3 Clyde Loll – 4,375  (68.3) Mader R Hudspetch – ...

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Secret Chamber of Commerce Meetings Turn Political

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Chamber President Refuses to Release Names of Committee Members The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce has recently announced on their Facebook page that the Chamber is officially supporting all three of the bond propositions in the upcoming November 8 election. At least two members of the chamber report that chamber ...

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The $128M Bond Question the City Can’t Answer

The city of Huntsville can't answer a crucial question about the $128 million bond it wants you to approve on Nov. 8.

This is the only reason you need to vote NO on Nov. 8 The city of Huntsville is pretty good at sleight of hand, but there’s one crucial question about the $128 million in record bond debt on the Nov. 8 ballot city officials can’t answer. Why are they asking ...

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City’s Slick Bond Flier: Advocacy or Information?

The city of Huntsville has spent a lot of money and staff time attempting to convince city taxpayers to OK its $128 million 'blank check' bond. Is that ethical?

Your tax dollars are being used to talk up $128M bond If you’re a city voter, you got one in your mailbox last weekend — a four-color, four-page flier printed on “slick” paper — with everything the city of Huntsville wants you to know about the $128 million bond issue on ...

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Early Voting Begins in Walker County


Extra voting location and extended hours for Walker County voters by Walker County News Today staff Early voting for the November 8th general election opened today in Walker County and throughout the state. Local voters have two choices for early voting locations this week:  the courthouse annex building located on ...

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Bond Election Main Topic at State of the City

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by Walker County News Today staff   Deteriorating, corroded, non-compliant, aging, inadequate, cramped, inefficient, inconvenient. City facilities on the ballot for a bond issue this November were characterized as such by City Manager Matt Benoit during the State of the City address at the Walker County Storm Shelter this past ...

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WCHD Another Step Closer to Selling Hospital

Pictured (l-r):  C Janning, R Hardy, J Henderson, K Molina, R Lange, J Larrison, S Mott, S Brown

Mystery buyer for Huntsville Memorial Hospital still not identified. by Walker County News Today staff At Wednesday night’s specially called meeting of the Walker County Hospital District, board members voted unanimously to take the next step in the process of attempting to sell the county’s only hospital. Immediately after calling the meeting ...

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SHTP Announces Poll Results for Upcoming Election

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The Sam Houston Tea Party held their annual “BEAN POLL” at the Huntsville Fair on the Square on Saturday, October 1st. Over 600 people attending the Fair on the Square stopped and voted in the Presidential poll. The final count was: Donald Trump – 531 votes Hillary Clinton – 56 votes Gary Johnson – ...

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