COPPERAS COVE — The Copperas Cove Independent School District will have more taxpayer dollars going toward operations after voters approved a measure to move those dollars on Saturday.
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LAMPASAS — American and Texas flags on display, speakers at the 18th annual Lampasas Democratic Party Labor Day Picnic on Monday showed their patriotic spirit with early voting starting just next month.
With two and half months to go before the Nov. 6 general election, Dr. Brad Buckley, the Republican nominee for the Texas House District 54 seat, has become the target of new attack ads from an anonymous state organization.
LAMPASAS — Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, held a packed town hall meeting at the Hostess House at Hancock Springs in Lampasas Thursday afternoon. The event followed similar over-capacity events in Temple earlier Thursday and in Waco Wednesday.
Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, continues his campaign with stops in Temple and Lampasas Thursday. O’Rourke will attend town halls at 9 a.m. at the Mayborn Convention Center in Temple and at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hostess House, 1406 U.S. Highway 281.
The filing period continues for the Nov. 6 general election in Copperas Cove, and several candidates have filed for various municipal capacities.
Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic candidate for Texas’ junior senator seat, will make two area stops in August as part of a 34-day, whistle-stop campaign road trip including 100 campaign events in 50 cities.
After slamming his runoff opponent for aligning with a “liberal” Republican, Texas House District 54 GOP nominee Dr. Brad Buckley is now taking campaign funds from the same influential politician.
On Tuesday night, three Coryell County races were finally decided.
A sweeping win in Bell County voting precincts Tuesday helped propel Dr. Brad Buckley, the unofficial GOP nominee for the Texas House District 54 election, to an upset runoff victory over incumbent Rep. Scott Cosper.
In an overwhelming upset, Dr. Brad Buckley, of Salado, defeated incumbent state Rep. Scott Cosper in the Republican House District 54 runoff Tuesday, winning by about 1,260 votes, according to unofficial final results.
Three runoff elections for Coryell County offices brought out few voters on Tuesday.
In the final week before Tuesday’s Texas House District 54 runoff, hostile advertising between the two incumbents reached an all-time high.
Early voting in the May 22 primary election runoff is officially over, with the final chance to vote on Election Day this Tuesday. Several national and local primaries will be decided with the results of the runoff.
Early voting in the May 22 runoff election begins today and lasts until Friday.
Three Coryell County runoff elections have the candidates busy making certain voters remember to cast their ballots May 22, or during the early voting, which begins Monday.
Early voting for the Texas House District 54 runoff election starts Monday, and the two candidates in the race are hoping months of work will pay off with voter support.
Candidates in three Coryell County runoff elections are hoping voters turn out May 22 to cast their ballots.
Beto O’Rourke, the El Paso Congressman running against Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate, will make his third trip to Killeen on Saturday morning to engage in a different kind of run.
A new era will begin May 16 as the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 canvasses the unofficial results of its first competitive election in 24 years.
The May 5 municipal election is over, but there is only one week of breathing room before early voting starts for May 22 runoff elections.
In a very close election, incumbent Mary Condon was re-elected as mayor of Florence Saturday, according to unofficial total results.
Harker Heights voters Saturday chose political newcomer Michael Blomquist as the new city councilman for Place 2.
Between the two political newcomers who were vying for the Lampasas City Council Place 4 seat, Catherine Kuehne came out ahead after polls closed Saturday night.
Salado Mayor E.F. “Skip” Blancett was re-elected with a final, unofficial total of 329 votes Saturday. He has lived in Salado for nearly 20 years and is chief of Counseling Hood.
It was a night for familiar faces as three incumbents were re-elected Saturday to at-large Killeen City Council posts and the mayoral seat, according to unofficial, final polling results.
Voters approved $426 million in taxpayers money to build and renovate new schools in the Killeen Independent School District.
BELTON — Experience matters. That’s the message voters sent on Saturday as they elected incumbent Councilman Guy O’Banion and former Councilman Wayne Carpenter to the City Council.
Newcomer Richard “Dick” Young and one incumbent, Allen Cloud, were elected in the area water district’s first contested election in 24 years.
Saturday is your last chance to make important decisions in local elections that will decide whether to spend $426 million in taxpayers dollars for Killeen district schools, and choose city council members, mayors, two water district representatives and school board representatives.
Campaign finance reports for the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 elections were made available Tuesday.
Only one of 17 Killeen candidates has not filed a campaign finance report required to be submitted to the state eight days before the May 5 municipal election.
Early voting ends Tuesday, and regular voting will take place Saturday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at various locations.
Residents hit the polls Monday on the first day of early voting for the May 5 municipal elections throughout the area.
Early voting starts today and multiple seats are up for grab across Central Texas in the upcoming May 5 municipal election.
Five candidates, including the first-term incumbent, are running for Killeen’s mayoral seat on the May 5 ballot.
Two at-large seats on the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 board will be decided May 5 among three candidates who filed to run in early February.
Twelve candidates are running in a crowded race for three at-large Killeen City Council seats up for election May 5.
Killeen Independent School District faces a variety of challenges shared with districts across the state as the May 5 election approaches.
School Superintendent John Craft promoted a bond issue in October.
Mayoral incumbent E.F. “Skip” Blancett will face two challengers in the May 5 municipal election in Salado.
A little-known business group donated $12,500 to promote the Killeen Independent School District bond but has declined to discuss it.