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Section A: General News


County proposal wins by 11 votes


County proposal wins by 11 votes
This is a sample of the ballot for both Wilson County’s certificates of obligation election and for the constitutional amendments election. Voters have raised concerns over its format after more than 11 percent of voters did not weigh in on the county’s proposed certificates of obligation.


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Wilson County News
November 13, 2013
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Wilson County voters, despite a low turnout for the Nov. 5 election, have narrowly approved the issuance of $8.5 million in certificates of obligation to fund projects including the renovation and stabilization of the historic Wilson County Courthouse in Floresville. . . .

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Proletariat  
Utopia,Tx.  
November 20, 2013 10:21am
 
I hope and pray that someone at the state level takes a close look at this ballot and that Quinney gets to do a perp walk.

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
November 18, 2013 1:54pm
 
"People who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything". Joseph Stalin. I think Uncle Joe had something there.

 
Richard Martinez  
Floresville, TX  
November 17, 2013 10:42am
 
Looks like we are going to leave our legacy (a huge debt) to the future taxpayers of Wilson County. Congrats for looking out on the future of our children.

 
Delightful  
Downtown  
November 17, 2013 6:33am
 
Quinney's legacy is a divided county. Every time I see a stray dog or travel down a pot-filled road, I'll remember you and the commissioners!

 
newguyntown  
floresville  
November 15, 2013 10:06am
 
just make sure that if any new buildings get named they are named something like "THE PEOPLES" justice center or the "CITIZENS ANNEX" . Politicians love legacies and if that practice is stopped, then ... More ›

 
Carter Thomas  
Floresville, TX  
November 14, 2013 3:47pm
 
To Georgina and Facts Only: Yes, the Judge knew that the County was not going to fund the Animal Shelter and the Roads well before the vote. In mid-October he told that to the local chamber (it was on film) and on Oct 22nd he ... More ›

 
Facts only please  
TX  
November 14, 2013 2:46pm
 
carter: what current law requires the citizens to foot the bill for a recount?

 
Alex Lippert  
Floresville  
November 14, 2013 2:39pm
 
Let the will of the people stand. Leave it alone already. You want to challenge it, pay the cost to do a recount.

 
Georgina Wiede  
Floresville, TX  
November 14, 2013 2:22pm
 
I heard that our county Judge knew that what was on the ballot was not accurate but would not change it. i.e. including the animal control facility, roads, etc.. Is that true? I find that shocking if it is. Apparently people ... More ›

 
Georgina Wiede  
Floresville, TX  
November 14, 2013 2:17pm
 
Thank you Carter for doing this!

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