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The Galveston County Daily News: Politics

January 18, 2017


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Two longtime officials bid farewell to the Texas City Commission

Two longtime Texas City commissioners wrapped up more than a decade of service Wednesday night and will be honored with named benches in the city.

  • icon Posted: May 04

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Wednesday 03/16/2016
McMorris faces three challengers in race for District 3
Posted: March 16, 2016

Ralph McMorris admits he was “naive” when he came to the city council.

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Wednesday 03/02/2016
Sharp, Fisher and Fullen win constable elections
Updated: March 02, 2016 - 12:57 am

Rick Sharp, Jerry Fisher and Jimmy Fullen all won their elections on Tuesday evening, according to complete, but unofficial results.

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Cox, Slaughter win re-election in Galveston County District Court races
Posted: March 02, 2016

Voters sent two incumbent Galveston County state district court judges back to their benches for another four years in Tuesday night’s Republican Party primary elections.

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Thursday 02/25/2016
GOP debate: Cruz, Rubio target Trump
Posted: February 25, 2016

Republican presidential candidates took the stage in Houston on Thursday night for a final debate before voters in 11 states, including Texas, take to the polls for next week's "Super Tuesday" primaries. 

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Saturday 02/20/2016
After deadline, unopposed candidates highlight May election ballots
Posted: February 20, 2016

Friday marked the filing deadline for candidates vying for spots on various city councils, commissions and school boards in the May 7 election.

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Wednesday 02/17/2016
1,200 vote on first day of early voting, Jamaica Beach location hours expanded
Posted: February 17, 2016

On the first day of early voting, 1,238 people cast ballots in Galveston County, election officials said.

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Tuesday 01/05/2016
GOP candidates call for end to stigma around drug addiction
Posted: January 05, 2016

Republican presidential hopefuls called for a more compassionate discussion around drug addiction Tuesday, with emphasis on substance abuse as a curable disease, not a moral failing.

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Sunday 10/18/2015
Early voting across the county starts Monday
Posted: October 18, 2015

Early voting starts Monday for the off-year November elections. There are seven constitutional amendments, plus local propositions in League City, Texas City, Kemah and Clear Lake Shores and a school board election in Galveston.

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Monday 04/27/2015
La Marque mayor, council candidates address the issues
Posted: April 27, 2015

The Daily News asked the candidates to answer questions submitted by readers and our staff related to the upcoming election. Below are excerpts from the candidates’ questionnaires for the city of La Marque election for mayor and District C Coucil Position. District C candidates Deanna ‘Sissy’ Bethea and Jesus Mendola did not respond to the questionnaires. 

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