Breckenridge Texan

Early Voting ends in mayor’s race with 120 votes cast

May 03
11:20 2018

Early voting in the Breckenridge City Election ended Tuesday, May 1, with almost 4 percent of the 3,037 registered voters casting ballots.

According to City Secretary Heather Robertson-Caraway, there were 120 votes cast during Early Voting, which took place April 23-27 and April 30-May 1. One of those votes was provisional. Additionally, 38 ballots were sent out by mail, and 24 have been returned so far.

Election Day will be Saturday, May 5, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the City Offices – Commission Chambers, 105 N. Rose Ave.

The Breckenridge Mayor is the only contested position on the ballot with Allena McElyea Duncan and Bob Sims running for the office. Click here for candidate profiles on the two.

The ballot will also include the two City Commissioner places that are up for election this year; both of those candidates are unopposed. Russell Blue and Rob Durham are running for Commissioner Place 1 and Commissioner Place 2, respectively.

All eligible voters of the City of Breckenridge may vote for all of the positions.

To vote on Election Day, a voter must have one of the following forms of ID as required by the Texas Secretary of State:

  • Texas Driver License issued by the Department of Public Safety. NOTE: This form of ID should not be used if “Limited Term” or “Temporary Visitor” appears on the face of the card as this indicates the person is not a U.S. citizen.
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS.
  • Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS. Note: This form of ID should not be used if “Limited Term” or “Temporary Visitor” appears on the face of the card as this indicates the person is not a U.S. Citizen.
  • Texas License to Carry a Handgun issued by DPS.
  • United States Military Identification Card containing the person’s photograph.
  • United States Citizenship Certificate/Certificate of Naturalization containing the person’s photograph.
  • United States Passport.; Note: A “passport card” which is also issued by the U.S. Department of State, is acceptable.

For more information about the upcoming City Election, contact Heather Robertson-Caraway, City Secretary, at 254-559-8287.

Click the link below for sample ballot.

Sample Ballot – City Election

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