Early voting continues Monday-Tuesday, April 29-30, in Como-Pickton and Yantis school board elections, Sulphur Springs City Council and special proposition elections and the Miller Grove ISD bond election.
Voting hours are extended Monday, April 29, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Yantis ISD Board of Trustees Election. Early voting by personal appearance will resume from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in the Early Voting Room inside Wood County Courthouse, 100 South Main St. in Quitman. Election Day voting will be conducted from 7 a.m. To 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in Yantis Elementary School foyer.
Yantis voters are asked to select up to two of the three candidates for two full-term seats on YISD Board of Trustees. Candidates are incumbent April Johnson and challengers Jennifer Larkin and Jeff Quinn.
Ballots in the Como-PCISD Board of Trustees Election may be cast in person from 8 a.m. To 4 pm. April 22-April 30 and Como-Pickton Administration Office. Election Day voting will be conducted from 7 a.m. To 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in Room 114 at Como-Pickton School (in front of building where general election was held).
Seven candidates have filed, seeking candidacy for one of four full-term at-large seats on C-P CISD school board; they include incumbents D.J. Carr and JJ Cummings, and challengers James R. “Jim” Murray, Lee Skidmore, Brittney Smith, Felecia Smith and Shane Wilton.
Shiloh Childress is unchallenged in his bid for the unexpired term seat. Shiloh Childress was appointed to fill the seat following trustee Greg Anglin’s resignation in December, to become the commissioner for Precinct 2 starting Jan. 1; Childress has filed to serve out the remained of that term.
Miller Grove ISD voters are asked to consider approving a $2 million bond election for a new multipurpose facility to be used as an elementary gymnasium, fine arts area with UIL approved stage, concessions and kitchen area; restrooms; and space for future classrooms, weight and locker rooms. Approving the bond would mean a $0.14 per $100 property value increase to the debt portion of the school tax rate.
Early voting by personal appearance in the Miller Grove ISD bond election will resume from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, April 29-30. Voting will be conducted from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Election Day, Saturday, May 4. The high school gymnasium serves as the polling site for all voting in the MGISD bond election.
Voting in Sulphur Springs City Council and proposition elections will resume from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, April 29-30. Election Day voting will be conducted from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4. All voting in Sulphur Springs elections is being conducted in the second floor conference room at City Hall.
Sulphur Springs voters are asked to choose one of the two candidates in each of three places on the city council, and to consider approving 13 propositions for changes to the city charter. Candidates for Sulphur Springs City Council include, for Place 4, incumbent Freddie Taylor and challenger Reiko Alexander; for Place 5, Jeff Sanderson and incumbent Emily Glass; and for Place 6 (the remainder of an unexpired term), appointed incumbent Doug Moore and challenger Landon Thornton.