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Voters to choose new Breckenridge mayor in today’s election

Voters to choose new Breckenridge mayor in today’s election
May 05
06:58 2018

Today, Saturday, May 5, is Election Day for the City of Breckenridge, and the only contested race on the ballot is for the position of Mayor of Breckenridge. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the City Offices – Commission Chambers, 105 N. Rose Ave. All eligible voters of the City of Breckenridge may vote for all of the positions.

There are two candidates, Allena McElyea Duncan and Bob Sims running for the office of Mayor. Click here for candidate profiles on the two.

Early Voting ended on Tuesday with 120 votes cast, just under 4 percent of the 3,037 registered voters in the city.

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.

To vote today, 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.

City of Breckenridge Sample Ballot

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