Breckenridge Texan

2020 March Primary

    Fambro wins Republican nomination for County Commissioner; Rogers takes House nomination

Fambro wins Republican nomination for County Commissioner; Rogers takes House nomination

In Tuesday’s Primary Runoff Election, David Fambro defeated Chad Ezell to win the Republican nomination for Stephens County Commissioner Precinct 1, and Glenn Rogers of Graford defeated Jon Francis of Cisco to capture the Republican nomination for Texas House District 60, which includes Breckenridge. When the unofficial final votes were posted in the Republican Primary Runoff election around 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, David Fambro had 252 total votes and

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    Polls open for 2020 Primary Election; local numbers down in early voting

Polls open for 2020 Primary Election; local numbers down in early voting

Today, Tuesday, March 3, is Primary Election Day for the citizens of Stephens County, as well as for the entire state of Texas and 13 other states. Registered voters will be able to vote on either the Republican or Democratic candidates for public offices, ranging from President to a variety of local offices. For more details on the candidates and what’s on the local ballot, click here to visit the

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    Second week of early voting kicks off today; Breckenridge Texan launches election page

Second week of early voting kicks off today; Breckenridge Texan launches election page

Following a strong voter turnout last week, the second week of Early Voting in the Republican and Democratic Party primaries will kick off at the Stephens County courthouse today, Monday, Feb. 24. The Breckenridge Texan has created a special page on this website for all of the stories related to the Primary Election; click here to visit that page. In addition to local candidate profiles to help voters make their

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    The billionaire Wilks family bankrolls one of its own in run for Texas House

The billionaire Wilks family bankrolls one of its own in run for Texas House

Editor’s Note: “The billionaire Wilks family bankrolls one of its own in run for Texas House” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune Feb. 17, 2020 On the sparse flatlands between Fort Worth and Abilene lies Cisco, home to a billionaire family of

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    Sample Ballots 2020 Primary Election

Sample Ballots 2020 Primary Election

Below are sample ballots for the 2020 Primary Election provided by the Stephens County Tax Assessor/Collector’s Office. To determine which precinct you are voting in, look on your voter registration card or contact the Tax Office at 254-559-2732. There are only two Democratic ballots listed below because there are no competitive local Democratic races. Precincts 1-11, 2-11, 3-11, 4-11 and 5-are the same. Also Precincts 2-19, 3-19, and 4-19 are the same. To

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    Local residents meet Texas House candidates at forum

Local residents meet Texas House candidates at forum

About 30 local citizens turned out to meet Republican candidates vying for the Texas House District 60 position being vacated by Mike Lang on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the TSTC Technology Center. The candidate forum was sponsored by the Stephens County Republican Party. Three of the four candidates running for the position, Jon Francis of Cisco, Christopher Perricone of Mineral Wells and Kellye SoRelle of Granbury, were on hand to

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Letter to Editor: Reader supports Glenn Rogers

Stephens County Voters— On March 3rd we vote on who our State Representative will be for District 60, Dr. Glenn Rogers or Jon Francis. In looking at the candidates, they share many of the same beliefs that I hold dear. Both are strong Pro-Life!! Both support our gun rights!! Both are strong in their Biblical beliefs of right and wrong!! Both are fiscally Conservative!! However, there is a big difference

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    Campaign signs on courthouse lawn stir up controversy

Campaign signs on courthouse lawn stir up controversy

Update: As of Sunday, Feb. 23, all of the campaign signs on the courthouse lawns in Stephens and Shackelford counties had been removed. Original story: As early voting continues this week, the county judges of Stephens and Shackelford counties want to make sure citizens know that they and the counties they serve do not endorse candidates, despite the campaign signs that were placed on the courthouse lawns earlier this week.

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    Early voting for 2020 Primary to begin on Tuesday, Feb. 18

Early voting for 2020 Primary to begin on Tuesday, Feb. 18

Early voting for the 2020 Primary Election will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 18, and continue through Feb. 28 at the Stephens County Courthouse. Election Day will be Tuesday, March 3. The Republican and Democratic party primaries will determine the candidates who will run for a variety of offices in the November General Election, including president, U.S. senators and representatives, state senators and representatives, as well as several other state and

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    Candidate Profiles: County Commissioner, Precinct 1

Candidate Profiles: County Commissioner, Precinct 1

Below you’ll find the Candidate Profile Questionnaires that were returned to the Breckenridge Texan by the candidates for the office of County Commissioner, Precinct 1, listed in the order that they will appear on the Republican Party Primary Election ballot. There are no Democratic Party candidates for the position. At the end of this story is an editor’s note that explains how the questionnaires were distributed, compiled, etc. Click here

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