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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
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HARKER HEIGHTS — Just about two weeks remain before several municipal elections May 5. Voters got the opportunity to face candidates in two races Tuesday.
Three candidates for the May 5 Killeen City Council at-large election are holding forums this week to meet residents and offer their takes on pressing issues in the city.
Candidates in two political races will appear at the same forum 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Incumbent state District 54 Rep. Scott Cosper, R-Killeen, was unable to attend two election forums this week because of scheduling conflicts, he said Friday.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Scott Cosper and Brad Buckley, candidates for Texas House District 54, are immersed in a runoff election on May 22 for a spot on the Republican side of the ballot, but only Buckley attended a political forum in Harker Heights Thursday night.
The two incumbents for the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 board election May 5 will not be in attendance at a public forum for the race April 19.
Leo Gukeisen: Killeen City Council Candidate
Art Resa: Belton City Council Candidate
Local political candidates will be facing voters at a forum on Thursday, April 12, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Harker Heights Activity Center. The forum is held by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Herencia Council 4297, in partnership with the Stars & Stripes Exchange Club.
About 40 residents were in attendance Monday at a forum for local, state and national candidates’ sponsored by the Killeen chapter of the NAACP and the League of United Latin American Citizens Council 4535.
The only Killeen City Council candidate with an outstanding state-mandated personal finance report turned the form in before the Thursday deadline, according to Killeen Director of Communications Hilary Shine.
Killeen City Council at-large candidate Tolly James Jr. held a town hall forum Saturday covering his platform on city finances, public safety and more.
AnaLuisa Carrillo-Tapia, district 17 deputy director of the League of United Latin American Citizens for Central Texas, speaks Friday about the upcoming LULAC #4297 political forum on April 19.
Four candidates for the May 5 Killeen municipal elections — including two incumbents — did not file 30-day campaign finance reports with the city, leaving themselves open to possible criminal or civil penalties.
Catherine Kuehne Lampasas Place 4 Candidate
Gregory Johnson Killeen City Council Candidate
Residents of Harker Heights will have the opportunity to learn more about candidates running for their city’s council and the Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees.
Linda Reynolds: Salado Mayoral Candidate
Chad Martin: Salado Alderman Candidate
Wayne Carpenter: Belton City Council Candidate
Tolly James Jr: Killeen City Council Candidate
Placidio J. Rivera Killeen City Council Candidate
Butch Menking: Killeen City Council Candidate
Bruce Bynum: Killeen City Council Candidate
A pair of Killeen City Council candidates in the upcoming May 5 election held public meet-and-greets Saturday.
Lan Carter and Minerva Trujillo have vastly different views of Killeen Independent School District’s programs.
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.
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.