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Miller takes Floresville election fight to court




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Wilson County News
August 22, 2012, 2:50pm
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FLORESVILLE -- Jim Miller, a Floresville businessman who was thwarted in his attempt to be a candidate in the upcoming election for Floresville City Council Place 1, has taken his fight to court.

Miller’s attorney, Eric Opiela, today filed a petition for writ of mandamus with the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Antonio, in an attempt to compel City Secretary Margaret Aranda -- Floresville’s election judge -- to place Miller’s name on the ballot. He also is requesting Aranda withdraw her administrative determination of ineligibility, alleging she exceeded her authority under the law.

Aranda, at approximately 5:30 p.m. Aug. 20, informed Miller that he was ineligible to run in the election, alleging he has not resided within Floresville for one full year. This was because Miller registered to vote in Floresville in June, despite indicating on his nominating form that he has been a city resident for 5 years, 8 months.

Alicia Pierce, a spokesman for the Secretary of State’s office, said yesterday, “There is no obligation to establish residency through voter registration.”

Attempts by this newspaper to reach Aranda have been unsuccessful.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
Down town resident  
Floresville  
August 28, 2012 10:16pm
 
The sports complex will be just fine when you dont go visit it.The people who will go shall enjoy it very much and thank you all for shopping locally.It will be a happy day when it is used for ths first time! See you at the polls!

 
Jesse Berlanga  
floresville, TX  
August 28, 2012 6:58pm
 
DTR, all the places you mentioned were here when I first moved here. Nothing has changed other then the super wal-mart. We dont have a sears, we have an outlet that is very limited. With the growth in popluation, we have the ... More ›

 
MLVH  
Texas  
August 28, 2012 5:04pm
 
DownTown...from the context of your writing, it appears that we need to put more $$ into education.

 
BSP  
Floresville  
August 28, 2012 4:46pm
 
Start Rant- At what point do people just ignore DTR? I realize from all the replies back it is useless to reason. I've yet to see a responsible or reasonable comment. Floresville's roads are crap. Which make our city look ... More ›

 
Down town resident  
Floresville  
August 28, 2012 4:01pm
 
Jesse the growth that you have seen may not be much to you, but to me living here almost all my life it is ,we now have HEB ,Bill Millers,Super Wal MART,a buisness park with many new companies in the process of moving in and ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
August 28, 2012 3:40pm
 
Downtown said: ... your man will not win ... Did you mean to say YOUR WOMAN WILL NOT WIN?

 
Jesse Berlanga  
floresville, TX  
August 28, 2012 2:57pm
 
DTR, how have we grown other then trailer parks and hotels. All that adds to our waste water treatment and wear and tear on our roads. What has the city done to expand and reapair the infastructure to handle the growth of people ... More ›

 
Down town resident  
Floresville  
August 28, 2012 2:46pm
 
I am from Floresville ,lived here most of my life,what this town needs is growth and it is happenning,yes there will be growing pains with growth,but after the pain comes and goes ,we can look back and see all that has been acomplished ... More ›

 
El Zorro Plateado  
Nueces Strip, Texas  
August 28, 2012 1:05pm
 
You people in Floresville must look into your own hearts and do what you know is right. If you do that your town will be all right. Learn the truth, the real truth, and real truth is not always what others tell you. You are not ... More ›

 
Down town resident  
Floresville  
August 28, 2012 11:48am
 
The facts are.... your man will not win which I will gladly point out on election day !! See you at the Polls !!

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