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UPDATE on filing for May ballot place: DEADLINE TODAY!




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February 19, 2014 | 4,017 views | 15 comments

The last day to file for a place on the May 10 ballot is Friday, Feb. 28. Thursday, April 10, is the deadline to register to vote for the May elections.

Several area entities will hold May elections, including the cities of:

•La Vernia -- mayor and two council places, as well as a streets-maintenance tax election

•Stockdale -- three council seats

•Floresville -- special election to fill a council vacancy

•Falls City -- mayor and three at-large council places

•St. Hedwig -- mayor, currently vacant, and two council places

•China Grove -- two at-large seats, along with a streets-maintenance tax election. The city also may fill a seat recently vacated by Councilman John Massengale.

School districts holding May elections include:

•Stockdale -- two trustee places

•Poth -- special election for two school board seats, and a general election for three trustee places.

Watch for more information on the May elections in coming issues of the Wilson County News.

For information about filing, contact the relevant City Hall or school district administration office.
 

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 3, 2014 4:43am
 
Good points, I guess we already suffer that situation to a degree on the national scene. It's about 18 degrees in the DFW area.....stay warm. Being extremely cold today, my thoughts sometime touch on the homeless and I ... More ›

 
Holding them accountable  
St. Hedwig  
March 2, 2014 8:13pm
 
Agreed PG, but should one also be allowed to run for office if they do not live in the area of which the laws are enforced? Should a mayor/ City Council be able to put laws in place for a city but not have to live in that ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 2, 2014 6:38pm
 
Thank you for the clarification. I think that if you own property anywhere and pay taxes on that property, you should be allowed to vote on political representatives who decide the amount of your taxes. But, that just my ... More ›

 
Holding them accountable  
St. Hedwig  
March 2, 2014 5:37pm
 
PG et al, This article was not just about Floresville, it was also about some cities that are Type A, such as St . Hedwig. My response was not vague, as my original comment was not incorrect. I was simply making a comment ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 2, 2014 2:27pm
 
HTA.....What was your point ? Was it about the election in Floresville ? Your evasive comments after being corrected doesn't reflect favorably on your choice of the HTA user ID. :-) Only "them" and not "themselves" ... More ›

 
Holding them accountable  
St. Hedwig  
March 2, 2014 1:32pm
 
Blackmore, I am correct for Type A status. I said nothing about home rule. Thanks for attempting to correct a statement that you did not read correctly in the first place.

 
BlackHorse  
Next Door  
March 2, 2014 1:27pm
 
HTA, that is incorrect as the election is under the "Home Rule" statutes for municipalities and subject to City Charter as discussed here ad nausem. Your address according to your voter registration matching valid ... More ›

 
Eric  
Floresville  
March 2, 2014 9:01am
 
Daniel Tejada is going to run unopposed for city council!

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
March 1, 2014 6:45pm
 
According to Floresville City Attorney Louis T. Rosenberg, because the election in Floresville is a special election, the filing deadline actually is Monday, March 10.

 
Holding them accountable  
St. Hedwig  
March 1, 2014 6:28pm
 
Darn typo. You only need to own a residence in the City Limits, you do not need to live there. The state has it set that way to make it easy for folks to sign up. That means someone could own a residence in the City Limits, let ... More ›

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