Voters will decide today who will replace Dan Corbin as the next mayor of Killeen, and new leaders in other area cities and school districts also will be chosen.
In what could be a record turnout for a Killeen municipal election, residents will select Scott Cosper, Richard “Dick” Young or Harold “Hal” Butchart as Killeen’s mayor for the next two years.
A total of 2,250 registered voters in Killeen cast ballots during early voting, beating the city’s previous early-voting record of 2,096 ballots cast in 2012.
Seeking one of three Killeen City Council at-large seats are incumbents Elizabeth Blackstone, Jonathan Okray and Jared Foster and challengers Juan Rivera, Gary “Bubba” Purser Jr., Randy Doyle and Doris Mims-Owens.
Here’s a quick rundown on candidates in the other area races:
Place 4: Aya Eneli, Brockley Moore, Marvin Rainwater, Lan Carter
Place 5: Terry Delano
Mayor: Rob Robinson, Oscar Dominguez
Seat 4: David Brown, John Reider
Mayor: Marion Grayson
Two at-large seats: Bruce Burleson, Justin Winkler, Paul Sanderford and Guy O’Banion.
Two at-large seats: Jason Carothers, Amanda Winkler, Donald Copeland.
Mayor: Danny McCort, Hans Fields, Rick Ashe and Skip Blancett.
Salado voters also will decide whether to legalize alcohol sales at stores.
District 2 seat: Linell Davis, Temikia Brown
Mayor: Mary Condon, David Merideth
Learn more about the candidates and find election results tonight at KDHnews.com/centerforpolitics.