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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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Walker County Needs Deputy Voter Registrars

Volunteer Deputy Registrars are entrusted with the responsibility of officially registering voters in the State of Texas. They are appointed by county voter registrars and charged with helping increase voter registration in the state. Deputy Voter Registrars will be acting as an agent on behalf of Diana McRae, Walker County ...

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November Election Filings for Huntsville City Ballot

The City Council seats for a Mayor At-large and Councilmembers for Wards 1-4 will be on the November 7, 2017 general election ballot. Filing for the positions ran from July 22, 2017 to August 21, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the office of the City Secretary. Nine ...

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Voter Fraud Conviction in Texas

Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday released the following statement after a jury in Tarrant County convicted Rosa Maria Ortega, a Mexican national, of illegal voting by a non-citizen and sentenced her to eight years in prison along with a $5,000 fine: “This case shows how serious Texas is about ...

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Walker County Election Results

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

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

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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