Early voting starts today
By LYNETTE SOWELL
The polls in Coryell County will be open today until 7 p.m., to start the first week of early voting in advance of the March 6 primary election.
Polls will be open Wednesday-Friday, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Voting will continue next week Monday, February 26; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Tuesday, February 27; 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Wednesday-Friday, February 28-March 2; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Early voting polling locations include the Coryell County Justice Center, 210 S. 1st St., Copperas Cove; and the Gatesville Main Street Annex, 801 E. Leon St.
For the office of Coryell County judge, six candidates are running, to include Alan Mathis, Janice Gray, Allen Wayne Avery, Roger Miller, Bob Harrell, and John Derrick.
In the race for county commissioner for precinct 2, Daren Moore (incumbent) is being challenged by Scott Weddle. County commissioner for precinct 4 incumbent, Ray Ashby, is being challenged by Keith Taylor of Jonesboro.
With current District Clerk Janice Gray running for county judge, that leaves her position up for grabs in a four-way race between Becky Moore, Jeremy Pruitt, Joey Acfalle, and Kelly Caldwell Bragewitz.
The three candidates for County treasurer include Cindy Hitt, Misti Maxwell Morra, and Randi McFarlin.
Justice of the Peace precinct 3 candidates include Doran Belknap Jr., Gary Stiles, and Jim Caldwell.
County unopposed candidates are a lineup of incumbents to include County court-at-law judge John Lee; Justice of the Peace Precinct 1, John B. Guinn; Justice of the Peace Precinct 2, F.W. (Bill) Price; Justice of the Peace precinct 4, Coy Latham; and County Clerk, Barbara Simpson.