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Killeen leaders met with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, this week in Washington, D.C., as part of a series of meetings the senator held with community leaders from three Texas cities.
A Libertarian candidate for Texas senator is crying foul after Central Texas College canceled a Thursday political forum for state and local candidates, saying his plans to attend the event caused the college to call it off.
Even with the heavy rains that swept the area Tuesday, a voter registration drive still had quite a turnout, bringing 590 new registered voters to Bell County, officials said.
HARKER HEIGHTS — With a last push for voter registration, an event called “Voter-Palooza” by organizers was held from from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at nine different Bell County Starbucks locations from Killeen to Temple. And despite the heavy local rains, the turnout for voter registration …
Today is the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 midterm elections. There will be a number of contested races on the ballot, including narrow state and national races.
A new poll in Texas’ 31 Congressional District race shows incumbent Rep. John Carter with a 15-point lead over Democrat M.J. Hegar, an Air Force veteran who captured national attention with a viral television ad in June.
Copperas Cove City Council and school board candidates in the Nov. 6 general election will participate in a pair of election forums this week in Copperas Cove.
Local politicians running for election in the Nov. 6 midterms will be guest speakers at the Central Texas College speech and debate team’s fall speaker series at 3 p.m. Thursday.
There are just two days left to register to vote in a slate of hotly contested midterm elections set for Nov. 6.
A passion for politics was on display on Friday night in Killeen, as around 50 people packed the lobby of the Hilton Garden Inn in Killeen for a meet-and-greet with congressional candidate MJ Hegar.
In recent years, the state of Texas has suffered through crippling drought conditions annually, and new water sources are scarce as the population grows.
John Driver of Killeen, Democratic candidate for Bell County Commissioner Precinct 4, was met with a chorus of cheers in his backyard Saturday afternoon when he called for cleaning house of Republican representatives.
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.
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.