Tag Archives: ELECTION

COUNTY INCREASES ELECTION WORKER PAY DURING COMMISSIONERS COURT

The Commissioners voted in to effect a decision they had made during the budget season last year, which includes raising the hourly pay of election judges, alternate election judges, election…

EARLY VOTING OPEN FOR BURTON RACES

Early voting for the May 6th election began on Monday in the state of Texas. There are only two contested races in Washington County- both taking place in Burton. Burton…

COUNTY OFFICIALS TO BE SWORN IN TO OFFICE SUNDAY

A new member of the Washington County Commissioners Court will celebrate the New Year this Sunday by being sworn in during a ceremony. Don Koester, the new commissioner for Precinct…

OAK HILL ACRES APPROVES BONDS

Voters in the Oak Hill Acres Fresh Water Supply District strongly supported a half million dollar bond issue in Tuesday’s election.  There was just one box in this election.  There…

TEXAS VOTERS NEED ID TO VOTE TUESDAY

Election Day is tomorrow(Tuesday).  This is the first statewide election with the Voter ID law in effect.  Slow early voting could mean a low voter turnout Tuesday for the State…

VOTER ID CONCERNS

The new Voter ID law is in effect for the first time during the state constitution election next week.  Early voting is continuing with most places including Washington County having…