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File by Aug. 18 for November ballot Tejada files for Floresville council




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Candidates have until Monday, Aug. 18, to file for a place on the Nov. 4 ballots.

Coming up for election are the office of mayor and places 1 and 2 on the Floresville City Council -- seats currently held by Sherry Martinez Castillo and Mario Morones, respectively. As of print time Aug. 4, former Floresville mayor Daniel Tejada had filed for council place 1, and Mayor Diana Garza had filed to retain her seat. No one had filed for council place 2.

The East Central Independent School District also is scheduled for the election of trustees. Terms expire this year for board President Steve Bryant, District 1; Vice President Monique Presas, District 2; James Mulkey, District 5; and Dell Braziel, District 7.

Some voters in Wilson County also will go to the polls to vote on a sales tax, proposed to be levied by Wilson County Emergency Services District (ESD) No. 2, serving the Eagle Creek area. The ESD currently levies ad valorem taxes to contract for fire and emergency medical services in its coverage area.

Creation of another ESD for the county could appear on the ballot, to provide fire services in the Stockdale area; this is the subject of discussion this week.

Voters also will go to the polls to determine officeholders for Wilson County government, such as county judge and commissioners; and state and federal offices, including Texas governor and attorney general, and U.S. senator.

The last day to order a general election will be Aug. 18.

Register to vote by Monday, Oct. 6.
 

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Anonymous Resident  
Floresville  
August 19, 2014 10:40am
 
Published in the Paper today: For Mayor: Diana Garza and Thomas Robles Council Place 1: Daniel Tejeda, Harry Grove, and Frank Ramirez Council Place 2: Juan Ortiz

 
Concerned Tax Payer  
Floresville, Texas  
August 19, 2014 10:31am
 
Did anyone else file?

 
Justified  
Law West of the Pecos  
August 18, 2014 8:39pm
 
Does anyone know who else has filed to run?

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 17, 2014 12:55pm
 
Annoy Texan .... The only comment that I see by Anon. Resident has the prior mayor's name spelled correctly. Are you talking about the King's name not being in caps. BTW the way what does renaming the city have to do with the ... More ›

 
anonymous Texan  
Texas  
August 17, 2014 11:09am
 
To Anonymous Resident: Lodi was in existence BEFORE Floresville was established as a community. Check your history. The name is TEJADA not Tejeda. You should at least know how to spell the name of the person you're berating.

 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
August 17, 2014 7:40am
 
Retiredinlavernia ,,,, Daughter sent poem a few days ago and started my day with laughs at around 4am....Life is good when you start it with laughs....I did insert the Lodi...Keep on smiling...good for the soul.

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
August 17, 2014 4:24am
 
Halarious squawk box - I woke up the family with laughter this morning. Is that your work or did you get it somewhere.

 
Tomas Robles  
Floresville, TX  
August 16, 2014 7:28pm
 
I see Mayor: Diana Garza Place 1: Danny Tejada Place 2: Juan Ortiz winning in Nov. 2014, People are just to tired to get involved and nothing changes.

 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
August 16, 2014 5:50pm
 
Lodi Red Neck Love Poem Susie Lee done fall in love She planned to marry Joe. She was so happy about it all. She told her Pappy so. Pappy told her, sorry Gal, you'll have to find another. I'd ... More ›

 
Tomas Robles  
Floresville, TX  
August 13, 2014 1:39pm
 
Here's the deal on mail out and so forth. Olga Marrero, at voter registar can answer all your question or get you in touch with some one that can give a answer. Call her st (830)393-7380. She gives classes on staff like what ... More ›

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