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The Galveston County Daily News : Politics

October 2, 2014


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More than 5,000 Galveston County ballots no good after snafu uncovered

Because they are missing the word “Independent,” more than 5,000 of Galveston County’s mail-in ballots will have to be reprinted and re-mailed, and the county’s election machines will have to be reprogrammed. 

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Latest Headlines

Tuesday 09/30/2014
House District 23 candidates Faircloth, Criss face off at forum
Posted: September 30, 2014

GALVESTON — Susan Criss and Wayne Faircloth agree on at least two things: they think the Ike Dike is a good idea, and school finance is going to take up much of the 184th Legislature’s time next year.

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Tuesday 09/23/2014
Get involved: Attend the candidate forum
Posted: September 23, 2014

Are you interested in ideas about ways to reform the state’s scheme for funding public education as to ensure every Jane and Johnny can learn to read?

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Sunday 09/21/2014
Santa Fe ISD, League City, La Marque highlight November local elections
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 8:28 am

With much of the attention this election season on the state and county offices, it could be easy to miss that a handful of municipalities are holding Nov. 4 elections as well.

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Saturday 09/20/2014
Dueling polls have Criss, Faircloth leading in state rep race
Posted: September 20, 2014

Each candidate claims a double-digit lead.

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Sunday 09/07/2014
Criss, Faircloth to participate in forum at Galveston College
Posted: September 07, 2014

When state Rep. Craig Eiland, D-Galveston, decided not to seek re-election for the District 23 office, it left the spot wide open for the November election.

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Saturday 08/30/2014
Independent candidate certified to run for county judge
Posted: August 30, 2014

An independent candidate running for the county’s top elected position will have his name on the ballot in November after his petition was certified by the county judge, officials said.

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Tuesday 05/27/2014
Giusti defeats O’Brien to be commissioner for Precinct 2
Posted: May 27, 2014

Calling it the most difficult thing he has ever been through, Joe Giusti relished his Republican Primary victory for County Commissioner Precinct 2.

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Grady, Darring and Ewing win judges races
Updated: May 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm

Patricia Grady unseated incumbent Judge Bret Griffin on Tuesday in the runoff election for the Republican nomination to the 212th District Court, according to complete but unofficial results from the county.

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