Tag Archive: Tommy Merritt

May 22

Early voting: elections going on right now

Apparently very few people know there is a statewide Run Off Election in both the Republican and Democratic Primaries.  Some of the highest level offices are on the ballot in this election. Also, Gregg County is having a local run off in our Justice of Peace Precinct 4 race. Early voting will continue this week …

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Mar 15

Bittersweet goodbyes

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The emotions were mixed. There was both joy and sadness as co-workers trouped in for Darlynn Jones retirement party. The guests ranged in rank from former State Representative Tommy Merritt to several judges, and her co-wrokers. Darlynn Jones did not know she had so many friends and co-workers who cared about her. The surprise retirement …

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Jan 05

District 7 candidates to hold public forum

State Representative David Simpson (R-Longview) has agreed to four candidate forums to be held before the end of early voting. “I am glad that Mr. Merritt has finally decided he is willing to attend a public candidate forum with me,” said Rep. Simpson. “Despite multiple attempts two years ago to set up a public forum …

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Dec 08

Merritt announces candidacy

Former State Representative Tommy Merritt has officially announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for State Representative, District 7. Merritt served in the Texas Legislature from 1997 – 2011.  During his tenure, he was Chairman of the House Committees on Public Safety and Energy Resources.  He also served on the committees for Transportation, Local & …

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