Tag Archive: vote

May 01

Mayor and City Council District 1 & 2 Election on May 12

The next City Council election will take place on Saturday, May 12, 2012. Voters from District 1 and 2 will elect a council member. Voters from all districts will elect a Mayor. Visit the “City Government” page at LongviewTexas.gov to see more information, including maps of council districts. Election results will be posted online after ballots …

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Apr 24

The war on mommies

We trot out flowers and overdone pancakes every Mother’s Day, but the truth is we don’t value our mothers enough. By Martha Burk The so-called “mommy wars” are heating up again. Once more, we’re seeing stay-at-home moms supposedly pitted against moms with paid jobs during an election year. The latest episode started when Democratic analyst …

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Apr 17

Rubio’s false promise

He’s on the wrong side of too many issues that matter to Latinos. By Raul A. Reyes Sen. Marco Rubio will release his memoir, An American Son in June. In what his publisher is billing as an inspirational story, the Florida Republican writes about his family’s emigration from Cuba and details the sacrifices that his …

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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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Oct 26

Vote for Longview

Longview Chamber President Kelly Hall, Community Development Coordinator Diana Northcutt, and Keith Honey with AEP/SWEPCO will represent the Longview Chamber of Commerce, as well as City Planner Michael Shirley with the City of Longview at the International Council of Shopping Centers Trade Show in San Antonio on November 2-4. At this conference, developers and municipalities …

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Oct 26

Voting has begun

Voting in the November 8th Texas Constitutional Amendment Election has begun, so take advantage of the opportunity to cast your vote! There are ten amendments on the ballot for voters to decide, and additionally, there are a number of municipal and local elections happening around the state, including a special election for House District 14 …

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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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May 04

Talking politics: District 3 candidates meet the press and public

Immoderate weather did not stop Longview’s voters and assorted elected officials from attending the final public forum for District 3 candidates before upcoming elections.  The local NAACP chapter president, the Reverend Homer Rockmore made clear his organization’s position on the matter. “NAACP does not endorse any candidate,” he said.  “We thank each candidate for coming.” …

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