Voting record smashed on first day

Voting record smashed on first day

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Brian Knox

A record number of Wise County residents cast their ballots on the first day of early voting in the Nov. 8 general election.

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Early voting begins Monday

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016
By Brian Knox

The time many people have eagerly waited for has arrived: voting in the presidential election.

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Elections Administrator addresses concerns about integrity of election

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016
By Brian Knox

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has made many public statements about the presidential campaign being rigged, raising concerns about the integrity of the election among many voters.

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Ballot features contested races at all levels

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Presidential candidates Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton have dominated national news coverage leading up to the Nov. 8 general election, but voters have several local and state races to decide.

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Register to vote by Tuesday

Published Saturday, October 8, 2016
By Brian Knox

We're one month away from the general election, so if you plan to vote, you need to make sure you are registered.

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Local voters go 1-for-5 in runoff choices

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Brian Knox

Wise County voters, at least the 503 who cast ballots in Tuesday's primary runoff elections, only went with the statewide winners in one of five races on the ballot.

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Vote in runoff election Tuesday

Published Saturday, May 21, 2016
By Brian Knox

If early voting in Tuesday's primary runoff election is any indication, Wise County voters are showing little interest in the races that remain.

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New Bridgeport mayor, council member sworn in

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Racey Burden

Two new officials were sworn into office in Bridgeport Tuesday.

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Primary runoff early voting starts Monday

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Brian Knox

While the local primary races have all been decided, there is still some statewide unfinished business.

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City and school officials elected Saturday

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

School boards and city councils across Wise County will have a different look after Saturday's elections.

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Decision time: City, school races on Saturday ballot

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Nine local entities have contested races in this weekend's city council and school board elections.

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Bridgeport voters to consider home rule

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport citizens will decide whether the city will adopt home rule on election day, May 7.

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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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