Early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Early voting for the May 7 elections begins Monday, April 25, and runs through Tuesday, May 3.

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Elections: City Council

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

There are contested council races in six of Wise County's cities in the May 7 election.

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Register by Monday to vote in runoff

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Even if you didn't vote in last month's primary election, you can still vote in next month's primary runoff election.

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May Elections: School Board

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Three local school boards have contested races in the May 7 election.

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Candidates hash out issues at debate

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome mayoral and city council candidates gathered Saturday for a moderated debate at the city's community center.

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Green seeks signatures for place on ballot

Published Saturday, March 12, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Local attorney Barry Green is collecting signatures to ensure his name is on the November ballot as an independent candidate for 271st district attorney.

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Victors remain: Provisional ballots counted, election outcome stands

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

At the Wise County Elections office ballot board meeting Tuesday five provisional ballots were accepted.

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Primary voting sets new record

Published Saturday, March 5, 2016
By Brian Knox

Trump is huge with Republican voters in Lake Bridgeport while Democratic voters in Boyd were feeling the Bern Tuesday.

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Akin wins sheriff’s race

Akin wins sheriff’s race

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Brian Knox

Lane Akin was elected the next sheriff of Wise County in overwhelming fashion Tuesday night.

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Akers-Amos declares victory; Challenger holds narrow lead with provisional votes still out

Akers-Amos declares victory; Challenger holds narrow lead with provisional votes still out

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Racey Burden

Janet Akers-Amos celebrated a narrow victory in the Democratic Party county chair election Tuesday night.

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Short comes up big; Incumbent avoids runoff

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By David Talley

Sitting side-by-side on barstools at Fuzzy's, they could be family.

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White wins primary in re-election bid

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Precinct 1 Commissioner Danny White won the Republican primary Tuesday night with 56 percent of the vote.

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March to the polls; Early voters smash record; Primary election day is Tuesday

Published Saturday, February 27, 2016
By Brian Knox

If election day is anything like early voting in Wise County, it will be a Super Tuesday indeed.

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Candidates share their 2-cents at forum

Candidates share their 2-cents at forum

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Brian Knox

Most of the local candidates on the March 1 primary ballots gave voters a glimpse of their views and how they would serve the public during a "Meet the Candidate" event at Tuesday's Decatur Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

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The race is on: 9 of 16 entities will have contested races

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Nine entities will have contested races in the May 7 city council and school board elections.

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Early voting numbers show increase

Early voting numbers show increase

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Brian Knox

Turnout for early voting in the March 1 primary election has been heavier this year than the last presidential election year, 2012.

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Filing deadline draws near

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 7 city council and school board elections ends Friday.

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Boyd voters to consider beer and wine this fall

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Richard Greene

When Boyd voters cast ballots in November's presidential race, they will also decide whether or not to allow beer and wine sales in the city.

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Primary early voting begins Tuesday

Published Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Brian Knox

Voters can begin casting ballots in primary elections next week - just leave your campaign T-shirts at home and your phone in your pocket.

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Filing continues for May election

Published Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The filing period for the May 7 city council and school board elections is open and runs through Friday, Feb. 19. Listed below are the positions in each entity that will appear on the May ballot. The candidates that currently hold those offices are also listed, as well as those who have filed to run. […]

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