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Rio Bravo residents gear up for pricey mayor election

RIO BRAVO, Tex. (KGNS) – Residents of Rio Bravo are gearing up to choose their new mayor in the upcoming special election, just days away. Despite a small turnout during early voting, locals remain hopeful about the future leadership. During early voting, only a few hundred residents visited the polls, a number that may seem […]

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Alabama

Marilyn Lands, backing reproductive rights, wins Alabama vote | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Marilyn Lands, who campaigned on abortion rights in deeply conservative Alabama, won a special election to the Alabama Legislature, in a victory that Democrats say illustrates voter backlash to extreme reproductive restrictions imposed by Republicans. Lands, a Democrat, on Tuesday decisively defeated Republican Teddy Powell to win the open House of Representatives seat in a […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas remains reliably red | WORLD

STATE STATS Voter makeup: Arkansas had 1.7 million registered voters in 2022—123,000 Republicans, 88,000 Democrats, and 1.2 million whose affiliation was marked “optional.” The state has a smattering of Libertarian, Green Party, or nonpartisan registrants, which together add up to less than 1 percent of the registered voter pool. Pulaski County, which includes Little Rock, […]

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Alabama

Baldwin County readies to vote Super Tuesday | #elections | #alabama

FOLEY, Ala. (WKRG) — Poll watchers have all been trained and are ready. Voting machines have been tested, and soon, it will be time for voters to have their say at the 59 polling places across Baldwin County. Because of the massive growth in the county, some new voting precincts have been created, and some […]

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Mayor

SLC Mayor Erin Mendenhall nearly swept Rocky Anderson, precinct voter data shows

The incumbent mayor captured all but a few precincts of Utah’s capital, but those areas face some of the city’s most nagging problems. (Bethany Baker | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mayor Erin Mendenhall walks out to speak at an election watch party in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023. She carried 130 of […]

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City Council

Editorial: Are L.A. leaders trying to sabotage City Hall reform? | #citycouncil

This is what happens when City Hall reform is left to City Hall insiders: Very little meaningful change gets done quickly. Last November, Los Angeles City Council leaders launched an ambitious plan to put major reforms before voters to help restore faith in city government after a series of corruption scandals. Now, a year later, […]

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City Council

City Council expected to propose 2024 tax rate | Government | #citycouncil

The Victoria City Council will discuss the 2024 fiscal budget during its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday. In addition to the budget work session, the council is expected to approve a proposed tax rate of 49.8 cents per $100 of valuation, according to the agenda packet. The proposed rate will exceed the no-new revenue […]

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City Council

City council’s approval of NAH proposal deemed ‘short-sighted’ | #citycouncil

It is difficult to understand how our members of city council could approve the NAH proposal. This seems short-sighted and narrow-minded. This billion dollar project does not come even close to meeting the city’s plan for carbon neutrality by 2030. Token mentions of some solar panels, a few charging stations for EVs and no LEED […]

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City Council

City council called on to put funds toward bike safety | #citycouncil

Gift this article Share this article paywall-free. An open letter to the mayor, vice mayor and Council: Thank you for your unanimous direction to city staff to prioritize funding for a few basic bike projects, namely: the (complete) construction of the Butler Pilot elevation, and the construction of two (dangerous) protected intersections — (Butler/Beaver and […]

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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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