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Voters head to polls today in area races

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Posted: Saturday, May 10, 2014 4:30 am

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:

Killeen ISD

Place 4: Aya Eneli, Brockley Moore, Marvin Rainwater, Lan Carter

Place 5: Terry Delano

Harker Heights

Mayor: Rob Robinson, Oscar Dominguez

Seat 4: David Brown, John Reider

Belton

Mayor: Marion Grayson

Two at-large seats: Bruce Burleson, Justin Winkler, Paul Sanderford and Guy O’Banion.

Belton ISD

Two at-large seats: Jason Carothers, Amanda Winkler, Donald Copeland.

Salado

Mayor: Danny McCort, Hans Fields, Rick Ashe and Skip Blancett.

Salado voters also will decide whether to legalize alcohol sales at stores.

Temple ISD

District 2 seat: Linell Davis, Temikia Brown

Florence

Mayor: Mary Condon, David Merideth

Learn more about the candidates and find election results tonight at KDHnews.com/centerforpolitics.

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