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City Council

Applications available for seats on city council | News | #citycouncil

The city of Kerrville has available candidate application packets, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3, for those qualified and interested in running on the May 6, 2023, ballot for a place on the Kerrville City Council.  Vacant seats on the council for this election are Places 1 and 2, currently held by Roman Garcia and Kim Clarkson, […]

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City Council

Gibson retires from city council | #citycouncil

Well-known and popular Fremont City Council member Vern Gibson announced his resignation from the council on Tuesday night, Dec. 27, citing upcoming surgeries and health issues that will prevent him from doing his elected duties. “I am getting new knees, and other issues. I did not feel it was fair for me to continue on […]

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City Council

POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Challengers share their ideas for city government | News | #citycouncil

A workable solution to Tahlequah’s growing vagrant and homeless problem is a priority for some non-incumbent candidates, while others want more transparency in government. Ward 3 Councilor Stephen Highers filed for reelection, and former Main Street Director Drew Haley is challenging him. Mayor Sue Catron is also seeking re-election, with Realtor Suzanne Myers filing to […]

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Mayor

Three candidates confirm, fourth considering, for Salem’s mayor seat | Elections

SALEM — The mayor’s seat isn’t even vacant yet, but candidates for the to-be-scheduled election are already chomping at the bit to run. To end 2022, two heavily discussed candidates for mayor in 2023 have already held campaign kick-off events. A third has gone public with his plans to run, a fourth emailed The Salem […]

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Alaska

Nonpartisan primaries would be significant step for democracy in America | #alaska | #politics

In his recent column “Primaries deserve dustbin” [Dec. 8], Jonah Goldberg calls for ending partisan political primaries. Goldberg writes, “The real cost of primaries — all of them — is that they are bad for democracy.” Goldberg is a conservative and I’m a liberal, but I agree with him on that. Along with social media […]

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Alabama

Republican candidate files election contest for Conecuh County Sheriff | News | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Republican candidate Mike Blackmon has filed an election contest for the position of Conecuh County Sheriff.  According to a press release from the Alabama Republican Party the ballots of the general election on Nov. 15 were certified and a tie was deemed between Blackmon and Democratic candidate Randy Brock.  The party’s press release stated that a […]

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City Council

Hancock city council swears in Mandy Lounibos to vacant council seat | #citycouncil

HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) – The Hancock City Council voted four to two to appoint Mandy Lounibos as its new councilor at large at Wednesday’s meeting. The seat has been vacant since Election Day. Elected candidate Michael Lancour chose not to become a member due to an incompatibility conflict with his position on the Hancock Board […]

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City Council

Eau Claire City Council President will not seek re-election | #citycouncil

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – Eau Claire City Council President Terry Weld is announcing that he will not seek re-election in the Spring 2023 Election. Weld, who has been involved in municipal politics in some capacity for 12 years, said he will serve through the end of his term in April. “Eau Claire has been […]

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Alabama

Seven Republicans announce candidacies for 2023 Logansport municipal elections | Local News | #elections | #alabama

The Cass County Republican Party announced seven candidates running in the 2023 Logansport municipal elections. Mayor Chris Martin leads the pack, seeking a second term. Martin, who spent much of his first term dealing with issues presented by the COVID pandemic, cited new additions to Logansport such as Culver’s, Harbor Freight and a new police […]

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Alaska

Let the blame games begin? | Politics | #alaska | #politics

Who or what was responsible for the Republican nationwide collapse in the midterms? After all, pundits, politicos, and pollsters all predicted a “red tsunami.” Moreover, the average loss of any president in his first midterm is 25 House seats. And when his approval sinks to or below 43% — in the fashion of President Joe […]

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