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:
Below are results from local races included in the Saturday poll:
County Commissioner, Precinct 3
- Bill Daugette – 47
- Richard Harrison – 5
Huntsville City Council, At Large 2
Huntsville City Council, At Large 3
- Clyde Loll – 50
- Mader Hedspeth – 5
Huntsville City Council, At Large 4
- Keith Olson – 48
- Scott Hornung – 44
For the November 8th election, Walker County voters will see seven candidates running for three Walker County Hospital District manager positions. The three candidates with the largest vote totals on election day will assume the three manager positions. The “Bean Poll” results were:
- Donna Pinon – 79
- Chad Byrd – 66
- Dr. Curtis Montgomery – 64
- Jerry Larrison – 58
- Anne Karr – 49
- Ron Lange – 31
- Susan Mott – 26
Sam Houston Tea Party also distributed information about three upcoming events that will give citizens opportunities to meet the candidates, hear their presentation of their platform and vision and then finally to listen to candidates as the participate in a candidate’s debate. The three Meet the Candidate events will be held at the Katy and E.Don Walker Education Center, 1402 19th Street. The three events are as follows:
- Sponsor: Republican Party of Walker County. Date: Thursday, October 6th in the Gibbs Hall beginning at 5:30 will be an All-American Hot Dog Plate and Introduction of the Candidates. Also there will be a Tribute to First Responders.
- Sponsor: Walker County Republican Women, on Monday, October 17th in the Auditorium from 5:30 pm to 8:00 will be a time when candidates will share their Platform and Vision.
- Sponsor: Sam Houston Tea Party, on Thursday, October 20th in the Auditorium will be Candidate Debates. Questions will begin at 6:00 pm with candidates for Walker County Commissioner, Pct. 3. At 6:30 pm, the seven candidates for the Walker County Hospital District will respond to questions. Then beginning at 7:15 pm the six candidates for City Council At Large positions will complete the debates.