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State and local runoff elections on May 24 ballot

State and local runoff elections on May 24 ballot

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — While much of the election attention has turned to the presidential race at the top of the tickets, Texas and Highland Lakes voters still have some decisions to make for the Democratic and Republican nominations. (more…)

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Voters sort through crowded field with candidates forums

Voters sort through crowded field with candidates forums

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER LLANO — Candidates are vying for spots in several Republican nomination races in the Highland Lakes, so various political entities have organized a string of events to help voters determine who might be the best nominees for local and statewide elections. (more…)

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ELECTIONS: It’s political season in the Highland Lakes

ELECTIONS: It’s political season in the Highland Lakes

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — While Christmas and the holiday season are upon us, it’s also another season this year: political. And the candidates for the March 1 primaries are lining up for your support. This year marks a big political year as the races feature candidates from the White House down to the county […]

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Alcohol option makes November ballot in Burnet County

Alcohol option makes November ballot in Burnet County

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BURNET —  A county-wide alcohol option will be placed on the November ballot to let voters decide if businesses should have the ability to sell and serve liquor-by-the-drink in unincorporated areas of Burnet County. Burnet County elections officials on Aug. 19 released that they counted 4,504 valid registered voter signatures […]

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Oakley defeats Russell in runoff for Burnet County judge

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — In the Republican runoff May 27 for the Burnet County judge position, James Oakley held off Marble Falls Mayor George Russell to head for the November general election. (more…)

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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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Early voting for Burnet County judge runoff set for May 19-23

FROM STAFF REPORTS  BURNET — Early voting gets under way May 19 in the runoff election for Burnet County judge with Marble Falls Mayor George Russell and former county commissioner James Oakley vying for the Republican party nomination. The polls are open during office hours through May 23. The election is May 27. (more…)

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An Albanian political campaign sign. Courtesy photo

Burnet County Elections Administrator Barbara Agnew observes Albanian procedures

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — While Albania’s democratic elections have some problems, Burnet County Elections Administrator Barbara Agnew witnessed something during the June process she wished she saw more of in America. (more…)

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