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The Galveston County Daily News: Politics

February 11, 2016


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GOP candidates call for end to stigma around drug addiction

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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Saturday 01/31/2015
THC to hold public outreach meeting on the historic Meridian Highway Project
Posted: January 31, 2015

Individuals and organizations are encouraged to attend a public outreach meeting to share information and visual items related to the Meridian Highway for use in a public project.

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Wednesday 11/05/2014
Chambers County tips House seat to GOP as Faircloth beats Criss
Posted: November 05, 2014

After years of close calls, the Texas House of Representatives district that represents Galveston has gone to a Republican candidate.

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Gross, J. Long headed to League City council runoff; Becker, Cones, N. Long win
Posted: November 05, 2014

One of League City’s four council races will go to a runoff. Two other races were decided by landslides and a third will see a former councilman’s return.

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All 10 La Marque charter props pass
Posted: November 05, 2014

Voters on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for city officials to move forward with 10 changes to the city’s charter.

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Henry takes county judge's race
Posted: November 05, 2014

Straight ticket voting made for a Republican sweep in the major Galveston County races in Tuesday’s election. 

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Incumbents Herzog, O'Brien re-elected to Santa Fe school board
Posted: November 05, 2014

SANTA FE — Incumbents Theresa Herzog and Jason O’Brien were re-elected to the school board. 

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Monday 11/03/2014
Daily News providing live election coverage at GalvNews.com.
Posted: November 03, 2014

Join The Daily News for live election results, analysis, comments and more at galvnews.com

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