Tag Archive: vote

Jul 21

A new kind of scrutiny on the campaign trail

Undercover liars with cameras shouldn’t get to destroy political candidates with impunity. By Jason Salzman It used to be that journalists would join major candidates on the campaign trail, following them from coffee shops to parades and beyond as they tried to woo supporters and votes. Reporters would record how a candidate might change his …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/a-new-kind-of-scrutiny-on-the-campaign-trail/

May 29

Pentagon spending spree

Throwing money at the military doesn’t buy us safety. By Elizabeth Rose Are you wondering where your tax dollars are going? Then take a look at the $642.5 billion stuffed into the National Defense Authorization Act, which the House of Representatives recently approved. House Republicans may spout plenty of concern about the nation’s budget deficit, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/pentagon-spending-spree/

May 15

Incumbents victories

Incumbents victories By Jimmy Isaac Incumbent Mayor Jay Dean coasted, as expected, to his third term, while District 1 (West Longview) Councilman John Sims survived two challengers and also won a third term. Sims claimed 57.5 percent, or 188 votes, to claim victory. Construction contractor David Sparks garnered 89 votes, or 27.2  percent, while Samantha …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/incumbents-victories/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/mayor-and-city-council-district-1-2-election-on-may-12/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/the-war-on-mommies/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/rubios-false-promise/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/district-7-candidates-to-hold-public-forum/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/vote-for-longview/

Older posts «

» Newer posts