Copperas Cove residents have begun taking to the polls once again to decide a race for city council in the respective cities.
Nina Cobb, a Killeen City Council at-large candidate, answers questions provided by the Killeen Daily Herald.
Ken Wilkerson, a Killeen City Council at-large candidate, answers questions provided by the Killeen Daily Herald.
Leo Gukeisen, a Killeen City Council at-large candidate, answers questions provided by the Killeen Daily Herald.
Carla Escalante, a candidate for Killeen City Council at-large, answers questions provided by Killeen Daily Herald.
Edward Skinner, a candidate for Killeen City Council at-large, answers questions provided by Killeen Daily Herald.
Mellisa Brown, a candidate for Killeen City Council at-large, answers questions provided by Killeen Daily Herald.
Tolly James Jr, candidate for Killeen City Council at-large, answers questions provided by Killeen Daily Herald.
Brockley Moore, candidate for Killeen ISD, Place 5, answers questions provided by Killeen Daily Herald.
Elizabeth Blackstone, a candidate for Killeen City Council at-large, answers questions provided by Killeen Daily Herald.
Stan Golaboff, candidate for Killeen ISD, Place 4, answers questions provided by Killeen Daily Herald.
Rickey Williams, a candidate for Killeen City Council at-large, answers questions provided by Killeen Daily Herald.
Placido Juan Rivera, a candidate for Killeen City Council at-large, answers questions provided by Killeen Daily Herald.
Calvin Brow, a candidate for Bell County Constable, Precinct 4, answers questions from Killeen Daily Herald.
Michael Copeland, a candidate for Bell County Constable, Precinct 4, answers questions from Killeen Daily Herald.
Gregory Johnson, candidate for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Place 1, answers questions from Killeen Daily Herald.
Martha Dominguez, a candidate for Bell County Constable, Precinct 4, answers questions from Killeen Daily Herald.
Steve Duskie, a candidate for 426th District Court Judgeship, answers questions from Killeen Daily Herald.
Michael Keefe, a candidate for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Place 1, answers questions from Killeen Daily Herald.
Jeff Parker, a candidate for 426th District Court Judgeship, answers questions from Killeen Daily Herald.
Hal Butchart, a candidate for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Place 1, answers questions from Killeen Daily Herald.
Chet Southworth, a candidate for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Place 1, answers questions from Killeen Daily Herald.
Copperas Cove residents have begun taking to the polls once again to decide a race for city council in the respective cities.
After an extended campaign season thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, three new Killeen City Council members were sworn in on Thursday and are ready to begin work of making policy and budget decisions for the city of 150,000 people.
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COPPERAS COVE — It’s official. Theresa “Terri” Deans and Vonya Hart will face off head-to-head in a runoff for the council’s Place 6 seat.
Three new members of the Killeen City Council — Mellisa Brown, Ken Wilkerson and Rick Williams — were elected by voters last week, and will be sworn in on Nov 12.
The chairs of the Bell County Democratic and Republican parties reacted to former Vice President Joe Biden’s election to the presidency Saturday.
In the race for Texas House District 54, Tuesday’s results were essentially the same as they were two years ago — except this time the contest was heated and featured tons of cash.
Voters in the Killeen-Fort Hood area chose new leaders in some races, and stuck to the incumbents in other races on Election Day Tuesday.
A record-breaking 126,203 ballots were cast in Bell County during the 2020 election, according to local election officials.
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EDITOR'S NOTE: The voting numbers in this article have been updated to include final, unofficial totals.
Incumbent Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, has been declared the winner of the race against Democratic challenger Julie Oliver for U.S. House District 25, according to the Texas Tribune.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The voting numbers in this article have been updated to reflect the final unofficial vote totals.
Residents in Kempner, Lampasas, Gatesville and Florence took to the polls Tuesday to elect their city leaders.
With 68.8% of the vote as of 10:36 p.m., Republican Sen. Dawn Buckingham is the presumptive winner of her second term to the Texas State Senate representing District 24, which includes Bell County.
State Rep. Brad Buckley, R-Salado, on Tuesday appeared to have earned his second term in the Texas House, according to unofficial election returns.
Democrat Martha Dominguez has been elected Bell County Constable for Precinct 4, taking 57.7% of the vote against her challenger, Republican Michael Copeland.
With 56.5% of the vote, Killeen City Councilmember Gregory Johnson has been elected as Bell County Justice of the Peace for Precinct 4, Place 1.
The Killeen City Council will welcome three new members later this month.
Two seats up for election on Killeen Independent School District board of trustees have been retained by both incumbents.
The board for the Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 in Killeen will have a new member after Sandra Blankenship won the election against longtime incumbent Robert Jacobs for the K2 (Killeen) precinct of the water district board.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has defeated Democratic challenger MJ Hegar.
Early morning voting on Election Day seemed to continue running smoothly in Killeen and Harker Heights this morning as there were problems reported during the first day of early voting on Oct. 13.
The Killeen Independent School District will be posting election updates on its website throughout the night tomorrow.
Tuesday is Election Day, and there are dozens of national, state and local races that will be decided.
The 2020 election will be the first time more than 100,000 Bell County residents vote.
With early voting over, some voters are gearing up to vote on Tuesday.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The message to voters from state Sen. Dawn Buckingham, R-Lakeway, was received after the press deadline for the edition in which this article appeared. It was subsequently added to this electronic version.
As Election Day nears, eight candidates running for two seats on the Killeen Independent School District board of trustees are making their final appeals to voters.
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As U.S. Sen. John Cornyn faces a strong challenge from Democrat MJ Hegar, the incumbent Republican will make a campaign stop this weekend in Belton.
With only one day of early voting left in the election, early voting numbers in Bell County on Thursday passed the total number of ballots cast in both the 2008 and 2016 elections.
KILLEEN — While Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, was in Copperas Cove last Friday introducing a new broadband bill, which is intended to benefit local communities and school districts, his Democratic opponent Julie Oliver was joining her supporters in dropping off campaign literature in Killeen.
City, county, and school officials throughout central Texas agree that improved access to high-speed broadband internet is critical to education, economic growth and overall quality of life, and rural areas are particularly vulnerable to a lack of adequate service.
The race to represent Texas House District 54 heated up significantly in the past month as both candidates saw huge infusions of monetary and in-kind contributions.
The Texas Army National Guard said Monday that up to 1,000 troops could be dispatched to cities across Texas ahead of the Nov. 3 election.
Early voting seemed to continue running smoothly in Killeen on Sunday as there were some problems during the first day of early voting on Oct. 13.
Silence is no longer an option for many black Bell County residents. They likely will be a sizable voting bloc this election thanks to efforts by local groups that spent weeks registering black residents to vote.
As the end of early voting for the upcoming Nov. 3 election approaches, nearly two dozen volunteers turned out in western Killeen on Saturday to pass out campaign literature for various Democratic candidates, as well as a Killeen city council candidate.
The Federal Election Commission released campaign finance reports for the candidates in the U.S. House of Representatives, District 25, race Friday.
NEW YORK — The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts the country is about to go through “the most difficult time in the public health history of the nation.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a quarter of employees at the Federal Emergency Management Agency said they were harassed or discriminated against based on their gender or race, according to a survey released Wednesday as part of the fallout from allegations of sexual harassment by a senior offi…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's low-key senior U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi said goodbye to colleagues Wednesday by urging them to focus more on where they agree and not so much on their differences.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday that it was President Donald Trump on the phone when he silenced a call from the White House while in the middle of signing papers certifying election results showing Trump narrowly lost the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Outgoing Attorney General Bill Barr's decision to appoint a special counsel to investigate the handling of the Russia probe ensures his successor won't have an easy transition.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Their messaging has been clear: wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart from others, and most importantly: stay home!
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein has picked a favorite in the fight to replace Vice President-elect Kamala Harris as California's junior senator: Secretary of State Alex Padilla.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Increasingly detached from reality, President Donald Trump stood before a White House lectern and delivered a 46-minute diatribe against the election results that produced a win for Democrat Joe Biden, unspooling one misstatement after another to back his baseless claim tha…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The last throes of Donald Trump’s presidency have turned ugly — even dangerous.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden swung behind a bipartisan COVID-19 relief effort Wednesday and his top Capitol Hill allies cut their demands for a $2 trillion-plus measure by more than half in hopes of breaking a monthslong logjam and delivering much-sought aid as the tempestuous…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is closing out his relationship with Congress with one more power jab, threatening to veto a hugely popular defense bill unless lawmakers clamp down on big tech companies he claims were biased against him during the election.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge wrongly blocked North Carolina's latest photo voter identification law, an appeals court ruled Wednesday, deciding she erred when declaring the requirement was tainted by racial bias largely because a previous voter ID law had been struck down on similar …
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Democratic congressional candidate who trailed by six votes after a recount said Wednesday she will forgo further legal challenges in Iowa and instead appeal directly to the U.S. House for additional recount proceedings.
Internal U.S. Census Bureau documents indicate that it will be unable to meet a year-end deadline for handing in data used for allocating congressional seats as it deals with irregularities found in the numbers-crunching phase of the count, according to a Wednesday letter from the chair of t…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. said Wednesday it would block imports from a major Chinese producer of cotton goods because of its reliance on workers detained as part of a crackdown on ethnic minorities in China's northwest.
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As President Donald Trump's time in office comes to a close, there are reports he's considering a number of potential pardons for family members and his attorney Rudy Giuliani. CNN's Kaitlin Collins reports.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Air Force is appealing a federal court ruling preventing exercises that had military jets coordinating with plain-clothed soldiers on the ground in cities in Idaho as part of an urban warfare training program.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is facing escalating pressure from competing factions within his own party as he finalizes his choice for secretary of defense.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — It was a rare sight after Los Angeles County restaurants were restricted to takeout to reduce the spread of the coronavirus: tables and chairs set up outside the Pie 'N Burger shop in Pasadena.
MARION, Ohio (AP) — U.S. President Warren G. Harding's remains will stay right where they have lain since 1927 after a judge rejected a request to exhume them.
Former President Barack Obama pushes Democratic leadership to make room for new voices in the party.
First lady Melania Trump unveiled holiday decorations highlighting essential workers for the Trump's final Christmas at the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona Democrat and former astronaut Mark Kelly was sworn into the Senate on Wednesday, narrowing Republican control of the chamber and underscoring his state's shift from red to blue.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday struggled with whether to require new trials for potentially thousands of prisoners who were convicted by non-unanimous juries before the court barred the practice earlier this year.
Former President Obama cautioned progressive Democrats about using slogans like "defund the police," saying it alienates large groups of voters.
SEATTLE (AP) — A labor agency in Washington state has announced that it will increase workers' compensation rates for Amazon fulfillment centers, deeming them more hazardous than other types of warehouses.