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Early voting runs Oct. 20-31 for election on Nov. 4

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Despite a federal judge’s ruling overturning the Texas voter identification law, officials say early voting will go on starting Oct. 20. Early voting runs Oct. 20-31. The regular election day is Nov. 4.

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Texas voter ID law to continue after appellate court ruling Oct. 14

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM AUSTIN – The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Oct. 14 issued a stay on the injunction of the enforcement of photo identification legislation as it applies to the upcoming election, according to a statement from Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry.

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Texas voter identification law in limbo after federal judge’s ruling

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — Despite uncertainty about the fate of maintaining the Texas voter identification law, local election and party officials expect few issues at the polls during the Nov. 4 election. Ever since a ruling Oct. 9 by Corpus Christi-based U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos, a President Obama appointee, officials [...]

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Voter registration deadline is Oct. 6 for Nov. 4 election

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — People who would like to make their voices known in the November general election need to register to vote on or by Oct. 6.

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Llano County resists housing immigrant children

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Two more commissioners courts in the Hill Country have approved resolutions rejecting the placement of undocumented immigrant children in facilities within their counties citing an “unsupportable burden on local taxpayers,” according to one of the public documents.

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Leading ladies blaze trails in Burnet, Llano counties

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — A slow-paced rural setting might evoke images of “The Way Texas Used to Be” — as the motto for the city of Llano might suggest — however, recent election outcomes catapulting women into top leadership roles continue to defy that perception.

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Llano County reinstates burn ban for unincorporated areas

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — The Llano County Commissioners enacted a burn ban July 14 for the unincorporated portions of the county. The commissioners lifted the ban in May. A lack of rainfall, coupled with high temperatures and low humidity, brought about a new ban.

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Ballard keeps Llano justice of peace seat after coin toss

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — Incumbent Linda Ballard will retain her seat as the Llano County Precinct 2 justice of the peace after a coin toss at the courthouse gazebo June 12, officials said. After a March primary, a May run-off and a June recount, the race for the Republican nomination between Ballard and challenger [...]

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Coin flip will decide GOP Llano County justice of peace race

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — After a March primary, a May run-off and a June recount, the race for the Republican nomination for the Llano County Precinct 2 justice of the peace comes down to a coin flip June 12. During the Republican primary in March, Linda Ballard and Steve Lange were the top two [...]

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Llano County GOP justice of peace runoff ends in tie

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — In the Republican primary runoff elections for two justice of the peace on May 27, one resulted in a tie vote, while the second ended in defeat by 13 percentage points, according to preliminary numbers from the Llano County elections administrator.

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Burnet and Llano counties hold run-off elections May 27

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Voters have another round in the Democratic and Republican party primaries with the run-off elections May 27. On the Democratic ticket, the two run-off races are for statewide elections. David M. Alameel and Kesha Rogers are vying for the party’s nomination for U.S. senator. And Richard “Kinky” Friedman and Jim [...]

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Incumbents upset in Llano city and school board elections

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — In Llano city and school candidate races, unofficial election results May 10 showed a string of incumbent upsets, including a close race for city alderman positions, according to the elections administrator.

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$33.4M bond for Llano ISD passes by wide margin

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — Voters approved a $33.4 million bond proposition May 10, which improves, expands and upgrades facilities, security resources, maintenance, transportation and technology systems throughout the Llano Independent School District, according to unofficial voting results from the Llano County elections administrator.

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Election Day is May 10 for Highland Lakes contests

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Highland Lakes municipal, emergency service district and school districts elections are May 10. There are a bevy of elections across the Highland Lakes for selecting school board members, city council members and even deciding major school bonds. The list of elections cuts across almost every municipality and school district. Below is a [...]

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