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Where do Texas Democrats and Republicans really come together? Dog bills.

Dogs have fared well this Texas legislative session. While intensely partisan battles over voting rights, abortion and guns have demanded their attention for the last four months, lawmakers have found overwhelming unity when it comes to taking care of man’s best friend. A bill that bans the use of heavy...
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Dayton, TXbluebonnetnews.com

City of Dayton swears in mayor, councilmen

The City of Dayton held a very brief meeting on Monday, May 10, to canvass the May 1 election results and swear in Mayor Caroline Wadzeck and Councilmen Andy Conner and Alvin Burress. Wadzeck was uncontested in the May 1 election. Conner defeated his challenger for Position 4 by more...
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Liberty County, TXthevindicator.com

Liberty County ESD 1 calling election May 1

Guillermo (Memo) Gomez Liberty County ESD 1 President Kenefick Volunteer Fire Fighter / Emergency Medical Technician -I The Liberty County Emergency Service District # 1 for the Kenefick area is calling an election on May 1, 2021, for a sales tax adoption of $0.01 for the unincorporated areas of the district. This is for all voters except those within the city of Kenefick. This sales tax increase will allow the district to lower the property taxes the citizens pay by instituting a $15,000 homestead exemption to help switch the tax burden away from property owners.
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Highlands, TXstarcouriernews.com

Goose Creek and Lee College hold elections

HIGHLANDS, BAYTOWN, MONT BELVIEU – Local schools and colleges are having their elections independent from others as the Spring brings in a new air withering COVID 19 fears. Goose Creek Consolidated ISD is holding elections for Districts 1, 2, 4 and 5 with election day being May 1. In district 1 Howard E. Sampson, Secretary, is running against Jeff Minson. In District 2 Agustin Loredo III is challenged by Mercedes Renteria III.Richard Clem in District 4 went unchallenged.
Liberty County, TXthevindicator.com

Early voting has begun in Liberty County

It is election time again, and several positions are being voted on in Liberty County. From mayors to city council members to school board trustees, all of these positions are instrumental to the functions of cities in the county. For information on elections in the county, visit https://www.co.liberty.tx.us/page/liberty.Elections. VOTING DATES...
Liberty County, TXbluebonnetnews.com

Early voting begins today for city, school elections

Early voting began bright and early Monday, April 19, for city council and mayor seats for of Ames, Dayton, Hardin and Plum Grove, and for trustee positions for Hardin and Liberty ISDs. On the ballot for some residents in Liberty County are the elections for ESD #1 and Liberty County Municipal Utility District #8.
Lumberton, TXBeaumont Enterprise

Voter Guide: Lumberton City Council

Q3: The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the way we think about in-person interactions and the use of technology. How will you bring what you’ve learned to improve residents’ interactions with the City Council?. Matt Davis. Position sought: Position 4 council member. Age: 36. Highest level of education completed: Bachelor of...
Liberty, TXbluebonnetnews.com

Girard running for Liberty ISD board of trustees

Craig P. Girard is announcing his intention to seek election to the Liberty Independent School District (LISD) Board of Directors, Position #4. Girard grew up in Connecticut and holds a Bachelors and a Masters degree in business management, specifically focused on information systems and healthcare management. He has a results-driven...
Saratoga, TXexpressnews.com

Saratoga Springs commissioner announces mayoral run on new ballot line

SARATOGA SPRINGS – Just two months after denouncing the Republican party as racist and intolerant, former GOP Commissioner of Public Safety Robin Dalton announced Wednesday that she and a group of bipartisan supporters are forming an independent party line - and that she will appear on on the line for mayor.
Dayton, TXthevindicator.com

Dayton Candidates Forum

Candidates for the Dayton City Council came out Monday night for a forum hosted by the Dayton Chamber of Commerce. The chamber gave citizens from Dayton an opportunity to submit questions ahead of the event and Dayton Chamber Executive Director Jessica Sims served as the emcee for the night. Five...
Dayton, TXbluebonnetnews.com

Graves seeking position on Dayton City Council

Gordan “Bubba” Graves is announcing his intentions to seek Position 4 on the Dayton City Council in the May 1 election. Graves is a fourth-generation Dayton resident. He and his wife, Linda, have maintained a residence in Dayton for 51 years. For many years, he worked as a farmer and...
Dayton, TXthevindicator.com

Dayton Candidates Forum

Candidates for the two contested city council seats in Dayton will be taking part in a candidates forum at 6 pm on Monday, April 5, at the Dayton Community Center Ballroom. The event is being hosted by the Dayton Chamber of Commerce. In the contest for Position 4 on the...
Dayton, TXbluebonnetnews.com

Conner seeks re-election on Dayton City Council

Dayton City Councilman Andy Conner announces his bid for re-election to City Council, Position 4. As a fourth-generation resident of Dayton, Conner genuinely cares about the community where he grew up. On the City Council, Conner has fought wasteful spending, bad development all while facilitating positive growth for the City of Dayton.
Dayton, TXbluebonnetnews.com

Poll locations set for May city, council elections

An important deadline looms for the May 1 election. Thursday, April 1, is the last day to register to vote in those elections and early voting will begin on April 19. The polling locations have now been established by the Liberty County Elections Administration Office, which released this information:. City...
Dayton, TXbluebonnetnews.com

Frick announces candidacy for Dayton City Council

In the upcoming May 1 election for Dayton City Council will be candidate Janette (JC) Goulder-Frick who is seeking council member position #5 along with three other candidates. A top 10 honor graduate of Dayton High School, Goulder-Frick moved to Dayton with her parents and four younger siblings Von, Don,...
Liberty, TXbluebonnetnews.com

Election season approaching for city and school board positions

For people still fatigued from last year’s presidential election, it might seem too soon for another election season. However, it’s that time of year again when seats on city councils and school boards are decided by voters. Due to having only one candidate per position sign up to run, the...
Liberty County, TXbluebonnetnews.com

Elections 2021

Bluebonnet News is the only news source for all of Liberty County and the surrounding area. to inform the community of breaking news and issues that impact residents' daily lives;. promote local schools, churches and organizations;. provide a free resource for citizens to discuss and share information;. encourage people to...
Liberty County, TXthevindicator.com

North Cleveland resolves election

It was recently reported that some issues had been found in the elections process in the City of North Cleveland., located on the far northern end of Liberty County. There were questions that lingered over the last time they had officially held an election from the standpoint of Liberty County and the Elections Administrator Klint Bush.