City finances and public safety were the topics of note Thursday during a Killeen council and mayoral political forum for the May 5 election hosted by the League of United Latin American Citizens Herencia Council No. 4297.
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|Field 1||Field 2||Field 3||Field 4|
|District Judge, 264th Jud. Dist.||Jeff Parker (R)||4,178||x|
|Paul LePak (R)||6,548||x|
|Randy Dale (R)||2,276|
|Steve Duskie (R) of Killeen||2,947|
|County Treasurer||Gaylon Evans (R)||8,141||x|
|Jeannette Compean (R)||6,641|
|County Commissioner Pct. 2||Bobby Whitson (R)||1,457||x|
|Brit Owen (R)||978|
|Tim Brown (R)||1,949||x|
|County Commissioner Pct. 4||John Driver (D)||839||x|
|Louie Minor (D)||711|
|Justice of the Peace Pct. 1||Louis "Lou" Griffin Jr. (R)||1,411|
|Theodore R. (Ted) Duffield (R)||2,984||X|
|County Judge||Alan Mathis (R)||600|
|Allen Wayne Avery (R)||116|
|Bob Harrell (R)||1,080|
|Janice Gray (R)||1,135||x|
|John Derrick (R)||853|
|Roger Miller (R)||1,103||x|
|District Clerk||Becky Moore (R)||2,270||x|
|Jeremy Pruitt (R)||1,153||x|
|Joey Acfalle (R)||159|
|Kelly Caldwell Bragewitz (R)||1,094|
|County Treasurer||Cindy Hitt (R)||1,647||x|
|Misti Maxwell Morra (R)||1,202|
|Randi McFarlin (R)||1,749||x|
|County Commissioner Pct. 2||Daren Moore (R)||530||x|
|Scott Weddle (R)||433|
|County Commissioner Pct. 4||Keith Taylor (R)||444|
|Ray Ashby (R)||773||x|
|Justice of the Peace Pct. 3||Doran Belknap Jr (R)||204|
|Gary Stiles (R)||654|
|Jim Caldwell (R)||944||x|
|County Judge||Greg Crawford (R)||470|
|Larry W Allison (R)||1,374||x|
|Randy Hoyer (R)||1,345||x|
|District Clerk||Cody L Reed (R)||1,001|
|Edith W. Harrison (R)||1,103||x|
|Trina Hudson (R)||1,003||x|
|County Clerk||Connie Hartmann (R)||2,204||x|
|Sharon Fortner (R)||835|
|County Treasurer||Melissa Karcher (R)||1,842||x|
|Sharon Watson (R)||1,184|
|County Commissioner Pct. 2||Chris Harrison (R)||347|
|Jamie Smart (R)||473||x|
|Ron Farr (R)||396||x|
|*X denotes the unofficial winner|
Primary Election: Last day to register to vote is Feb. 8; Early voting is Feb. 20-March 2; Election Day is March 6
Municipal Election for mayor, three at-large councilmembers: Early voting is April 23 to May 1; Election Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on May 5
For more information on local polling places, locations and times, click here.
Lampasas County District Clerk Cody Reed could not be reached after multiple attempts through his county office this week. His absence has spurred questions over whether consequences will ensue.
Patsy Bracey, a candidate for the May 5 Killeen City Council at large election, will hold a town hall forum from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Killeen Community Center.
Apart from public safety, no issue has divided Killeen residents more than the handling of the city’s finances.
For the first time in 28 years, some residents will get an opportunity to shape the board of directors for the city’s drinking water provider — but so far, the candidates are easing into the campaign season.
The League of United Latin American Citizens Herencia Council #4297 will host a political forum March 22 for the May 5 Killeen City Council and mayoral elections.
Killeen Councilman Steve Harris will host a town hall forum Saturday on public safety and the city’s budget at the Killeen Community Center.
The slim website of Killeen’s drinking water provider got less slim last week after administrators posted information for the water district’s first election in 28 years — including information on the district’s board of directors.
The Killeen Professional Fire Fighters Association submitted a nine-question survey to each Killeen City Council and mayoral candidate in the May 5 election, complete with detailed descriptions of issues that have the potential to impact the fire department and the residents it serves.
As Texans turned out to the polls Tuesday at an unusually high rate, Killeen — Bell County’s largest and most Democrat-heavy city — lagged far behind its neighbors in polling with few Democrats on the ballot.
VIDEO: Council Candidate Forum March 5th 2018
VIDEO: Mayoral Candidate Forum March 5th 2018
The Bell County Commissioners race for Precinct No. 2 will go to a runoff election in May. Republican incumbent Tim Brown took away the highest percentage of the vote, with 44.46 percent. He will face off against Bobby Whitson, who received 33.23 percent, according to unofficial results in T…
Voters in Lampasas County came out in droves Tuesday to vote for several open positions in the primary election, but three of the races are headed to runoffs in May.
Texas House District 54 incumbent Rep. Scott Cosper, R-Killeen, and challenger Dr. Brad Buckley will go to a runoff election May 22, according to unofficial results from the primary election Tuesday.
Crime and city finances were the topics of the night as the Killeen Daily Herald kicked off the May 5 election political season Monday with the Killeen Candidate Forum.
Early voting ended Friday, and the election day for the March primary is Tuesday.
Killeen City Council and mayoral candidates will gather tonight for a candidate forum that looks at Killeen’s future and quality of life for residents.
Two political action committees backed by former Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus are pumping money into the campaigns of area incumbent state representatives prior to Tuesday’s primary election.
The Herald will usher in the local campaign season with a Killeen City Council and mayoral candidate forum Monday at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.
Early voting in the March 6 primary election entered its second week Monday, as 1,993 residents cast ballots for county, state and national office at six polling locations.
VIDEO | U.S. District 25 Democratic candidate Julie Oliver
For the first filing period, U.S. District 31 Democratic candidate Mary Jennings “M.J.” Hegar raised more campaign contributions than incumbent Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, with one week to go before the March 6 primary.
TEMPLE — Even in this deep red county, Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke can pull in a large crowd on a Sunday morning.
A total of 282 people voted in Bell County during early voting Sunday, bringing the total number of voters in the March primary to 6,164 in Bell County.
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Nearly three decades after its last competitive election, the regional group that controls the city of Killeen’s drinking water will see a contested ballot on May 5.
With less than two weeks before the March 6 primary, Texas House District 54 candidates laid out their platforms Thursday before a group of Harker Heights business leaders at a forum sponsored by the Heights Chamber of Commerce.
Early voting for the March 6 primary elections opens tomorrow and ends March 2.
If you’re just itching to cast your ballot in the March 6 primaries — the nation’s first of 2018 — Tuesday is your first chance to do so.
A number of races in Coryell County are uncontested this year.
With just two years as state representative under his belt, Texas House District 54 incumbent Rep. Scott Cosper, R-Killeen, is facing two primary challengers seeking to unseat him before the November election.
In a surprising turn, a stable of Democratic candidates are racing for the nomination in the March primary in U.S. District 25.
Incumbent U.S. District 31 Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, will face a challenge on all sides in his re-election bid with a Republican challenger and four Democrats challenging for his seat.
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VIDEO | Lampasas County Judge Candidate Greg Crawford
VIDEO | U.S. District 31 Democratic candidate Mike Clark
Texas House District 54 Rep. Scott Cosper, R-Killeen, will open a new district office in Lampasas, according to a news release.
Two more people have filed to run for the Killeen city elections in May.
VIDEO | U.S. District 31 Democratic candidate Christine Mann
VIDEO | Texas House District 54 Republican Candidate Scott Cosper
VIDEO | State Rep. District 59 Candidate J.D. Sheffield
VIDEO | State Rep. District 55 Candidate C.J. Grisham
VIDEO | Coryell County Judge Candidate Roger Miller
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