Killeen-area residents have another chance Monday to hear candidates’ views on pertinent issues as the League of United Latin American Citizens Chapter 4535 and the Killeen Branch of the NAACP team up to host a political forum.

The organizations invited candidates running for Killeen mayor, Killeen and Harker Heights councils and the Killeen Independent School District board of trustees to share their views with voters.

The forum is from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Lions Club Park Senior Center, 1700 E. Stan Schlueter Loop, Killeen.


Candidates vying for Killeen’s mayoral post are Richard “Dick” Young, Scott Cosper and Harold “Hal” Butchart.

Seeking one of three at-large seats on the Killeen City Council are Elizabeth Blackstone, Jared Foster, Jonathan Okray, Randy Doyle, Gary “Bubba” Purser, Juan Rivera and Doris Mims-Owens.

Candidates running for Place 4 on the Killeen ISD school board are Marvin Rainwater, Aya Eneli, Lan Carter and Brockley Moore. Terry Delano is unopposed for Place 5.

Two candidates seek Seat 4 on the Harker Heights City Council: David Brown and John Reider.

Rob Robinson is running unopposed for Heights mayor, after Oscar Dominguez dropped out of the race last month. However, Dominguez’s name will appear on the ballot.

Early voting begins April 28 and ends May 6. Election day is May 10.

Contact Natalie Stewart at or 254-501-7555

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