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State corn board election news
The Texas Corn Producers Board will hold elections in two of its five voting regions to elect five board members where current members’ seats are expiring. The nomination period closes Monday, Dec. 23. The election will be held from Thursday, Jan. 9, until Thursday, Jan. 23.
There is one seat open for election in Voting Region Four, which includes Gonzales, Guadalupe, Karnes, and Wilson counties.
Corn producers eligible to vote in the elections are persons, including the owner of a farm on which corn is produced or the owner’s tenant or sharecropper, engaged in the business of producing corn or causing corn to be produced for commercial purposes for at least one production period during the three years preceding the date of this election. The producer must reside within one of the counties stated above to vote in the respective voting region.
Any person qualified to vote is also qualified to seek nomination for election to the board as a director. Qualified persons must reside within the voting region wherein they seek nomination. Nomination applications must be submitted to the Texas Corn Producers Board signed by the applicant and 10 other eligible voters in this election. Applications are available at each county’s Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in the counties in the voting regions where elections will occur, or they can be requested by mail directly from TCPB, 4205 N. I-27, Lubbock, TX 79403. If you request a nomination form by mail from the board, include your county of residence.
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