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TxDOT Reminds Candidates About Proper Placement of Political Signs

Political Signs:  Know where to put them In an effort to assist political candidates stay within the law during this election season, the Texas Department of Transportation released the following information today:   During campaign season, the landscape blooms with a special kind of flower-the political sign.  Unlike wildflowers that are ...

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Candidate Campaign Finance Reports

Fundraising and Expense Information from the Candidates by Walker County News Today staff As the March 2018 Primary Election date approaches, we decided to take a look at the campaign finance reports filed by candidates that will be on the ballot in Walker County.  You can see the candidates’ full ...

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Local GOP and Dem Ballot Draws Complete

Both the Democrat and Republican ballots for Walker County’s upcoming March 2018  have been finalized with candidate ballot order as follows: Republican Ballot Order Office Sought Ballot Name Party Mailing Address Filing Status Email U. S. Senator Ted Cruz REP PO Box 25376 Houston, TX 77265 Filed ted@tedcruz.org U. S. ...

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Updated GOP Campaign Filings

Final list of local candidates that will appear on the March 2018 primary ballot With Monday’s 6:00 PM filing deadline came the conclusion of campaign filings for a position on the March 2018 Primary Election ballot. Following is a list of local candidates that have filed to run on the ...

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Huntsville Charter Review Committee Hears Recommendations

Recommendations from City Attorney, City Manager presented by Walker County News Today staff The City of Huntsville’s Charter Review Committee held its third meeting Wednesday, Dec. 6 at City Hall. All committee members were in attendance including committee chairman and mayor pro tem Keith Olson, councilmembers Clyde Loll and Tyler ...

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GOP Campaign Filings Continue

by Walker County News Today Staff Campaign season continues as more candidates have filed to run in the March 2018 primary election. According to Linda McKenzie, Chair of the Republican Party of Walker County, the following have filed for a position on the GOP ballot as of Friday, December 1, ...

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GOP Candidates Begin Filing

by Walker County News Today staff   Local Republican candidates planning to run for office in the upcoming March 2018 primary election have begun their campaign filings.   Saturday, November 11th was the first day for most candidates to file; those running for precinct chair could file as early as September. ...

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Election Night Returns

by Walker County News Today staff Local races and ballot initiatives across Walker County were decided in Tuesday night’s election.  Only 4,305 of the 31,676 registered voters cast a ballot in this low turn-out election. Some mail-in and provisional ballots may still be counted after Tuesday’s unofficial final returns were ...

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Select DPS Driver License Offices Open This Saturday To Issue Election Identification Certificates

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming Nov. 7 election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC), which can be used for voting purposes, are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices. In an ongoing effort to ensure Texans have access to EICs, DPS is ...

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Cook Files to Run for Texas State House

Challenges Incumbent Ernest Bailes in District 18 Today, Emily Kebodeaux Cook announced her campaign challenging incumbent Ernest Bailes in the Republican primary for State Representative in District 18. “After witnessing my opponent’s performance in the state legislature, constituents and lawmakers have encouraged me to provide a conservative choice on our ...

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