Early voting for local elections is now underway ... and Wichita
Falls Municipal Clerk Lydia Ozuna says so far, there has been a lot of
Only *one* Wichita Falls city council race is being contested this
year. And if you live in District Three, the three candidates hope
you'll head out to vote on May 12th.
The Texas political primaries will be on May 29, a panel of federal judges ordered.
Officials say a May 29 primary election is possible.
April primaries are all but impossible for the state's election administrators, and if the state wants to hold primaries on May 29, they'll need approved congressional and legislative maps by March 3, according to Bexar County Election Administrator Jacquelyn Callanen.
The state unveiled proposed redistricting maps, saying some of the parties in that litigation have signed off on at least some of the lines.
The Texas redistricting battle could be close to a compromise ...
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott agreed today to a temporary voting map that could keep the Texas primary election on April 3rd.
Tonight's your big chance to voice your concerns about any issues or concerns facing Wichita Falls.
Tonight's town hall meeting is for district one -- which is represented by Michael Smith.
Thanks to redistricting, district one now includes a large portion of the Country Club neighborhood ... along with South Fountain Park ... and the area north of Kell, between F-M 369 and Barnett.
So if you're new to district one, you're invited to come get to know Smith and city staff.
As the Texas redistricting debate continues to unfold, it's posing a challenge for those trying to prepare for spring elections.
Wichita Falls City Clerk Lydia Ozuna briefed city councilors during today's planning workshop.
She says the debate is making things difficult for voters -- who won't be able to get voter registration cards until after the redistricting dispute is settled.
She says potential candidates don't know what district they're even in, or what position they could run for.