Tag Archive: election

Feb 13

Un-presidential primaries

Despite the Santorum speed bump, it seems certain now that Mitt Romney will be the eventual nominee. By Donald Kaul Breaking news: Republicans have found their long-sought alternative to Mitt Romney. Surprisingly, it’s Mitt Romney. Remember the old Mitt Romney? That white-shoe Republican who was all for health care mandates? Who favored reproductive choice and …

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Feb 07

Candidate filing for Longview

A General Election for City of Longview City Council Districts 1, 2, and Mayor will be held on Saturday, May 12. Candidates may file an application for a place on the ballot between February 6, and March 5, 2012. The last day for a regular write-in candidate to declare candidacy for the General Election is …

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Jan 30

Destroy our future

I’m forming my very own Super PAC. By Donald Kaul Newt Gingrich has a Super PAC called “Winning Our Future.” Mitt Romney’s is called “Restore Our Future.” I know, technically Super PACs don’t belong to candidates. But only innocents like Boy Scouts and the Supreme Court believe that. In the real world, this new kind …

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Jan 05

Disenfranchising Voters is Un-American

Buying elections on the one hand and keeping people away from the polls on the other isn’t what our democracy is supposed to be about. By William A. Collins Love my voting, Makes me grin; But these new rules, Won’t let me in. You may not realize just what depths the Republican Party has been …

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Oct 24

Refuse the politics of envy

By Gary Hardaway As sure as roosters crow at sunrise, every election season brings a similar cock-a-doodle-doo from certain politicians who have nothing to offer voters except class envy. The nation has grave problems; who’s to blame? The Rich. Anybody who makes more money than you or me. (In my case, that’s a very great …

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May 12

Election Day looms: Candidates make final pre-election appeals

First day on the job, ETR intern kayce Bagley attends political rally, meets Judge Arthur Fort and Candidate Kasha Williams

City Council District 3 candidate Kasha Williams and her supporters took their electioneering efforts into Mother’s Day weekend’s beautiful weather as they passed out free hot dogs in a last-minute “We Want Your Vote” event.  Judge Arthur Fort (a former District 3 resident) dropped by to wish Williams the best in her final campaigning.  The …

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Apr 28

Pine Tree ISD candidate forum May 3rd

Candidates running for Pine Tree ISD board of trustees will have a chance to introduce themselves and answer questions at a local forum. The forum is slated for Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at Pine Tree High School Library, located in near the center courtyard of the school.  The forum will take place from 5:30-7:00p.m.  Sponsored …

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Apr 21

District 3 candidates air views and qualifications

The Longview Chamber of Commerce has hosted the three candidates for the City Council District 3 seat–local businessman  and concerned citizen Wray Wade, community organizer Victoria Wilson and community servant and businesswoman Kasha Williams.  The three expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to share their opinions with chamber members. Wade started out by informing his …

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