• July 30, 2016

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Election News

On eve of their convention, Democrats bedeviled anew by email

PHILADELPHIA — On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton arrives in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking Democratic Party united behind her steady leadership. To do that, she must overcome lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders and clean up a resurgent political mess of the party’s own making. 

Cosper-Ruiz recount scheduled

After a close primary election in March and an even closer runoff election in May, a recount will be held Thursday to finalize the Republican nominee for the state District 54 House seat.

Officials to canvass votes today from May 24 primary election

The canvassing of the votes for the May 24 Republican primary runoff election is set for this morning at 9 in the building annex referred to as the “Tank” located behind the vehicle registration office at 550 E. Second Ave. in Belton. The canvassing of the votes is open to the public.

Officials to canvass votes Thursday from May 24 election

The canvassing of the votes for the May 24 Republican primary runoff election is set for Thursday morning at 9 a.m. in the building annex referred to as the “Tank” located behind the vehicle registration office at 550 E. Second Avenue in Belton. The canvassing of the votes is open to the public.

Official election totals show Cosper the Republican winner

At the Country Kitchen restaurant in Lampasas on Thursday, the Lampasas County Republican party cheered in celebration for winner Scott Cosper, after canvassing the votes from the May 24 election.

City of Killeen blocking public release of any Cosper records

The hotly contested race to be the Republican nominee for the Texas House District 54 representative’s seat is mostly over, for now, but one question looms over the unofficial victor, Scott Cosper: What, if anything, did the private investigator dig up?

Ruiz requesting recount at a cost of $10K

Scott Cosper, a former Killeen mayor, narrowly won the nomination for Texas’ House District 54 on Tuesday night, and opponent Austin Ruiz is requesting a recount.

Watchdogs say Texas dodged 'train wreck' on education board

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Texas takes up always-contentions revisions of science and social studies coursework in 2017, a former schoolteacher who believes dinosaurs were on Noah's Ark and Democrats killed John F. Kennedy won't have a vote.

Cosper wins 54 runoff; Ruiz to ask for recount

Former Killeen Mayor Scott Cosper narrowly defeated Austin Ruiz in the House District 54 GOP primary runoff Tuesday, but Ruiz will ask for a recount, Ruiz said late Tuesday.

Williams, Ashby, Matthews, Brock win in Coryell County

There’s a new sheriff in Coryell County.