Local Election News for April 9

Amarillo: The Amarillo Police Officer’s Assoc. endorsed Ginger Nelson (Mayor open) and challenger Elaine Hays (P1), Freda Powell (P2 open) and Eddy Sauer (P3 open) for city council. For Place 1, the group previously endorsed Elisha Demerson, the current incumbent, in...

Gerrymandering and Other Election News for March 1

Gerrymandering: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a lower court applied an incorrect legal standard when it determined that 11 Virginia legislative districts were not racially gerrymandered. The lower court required plaintiffs to prove “an actual conflict between the...

Local Election News for February 16

Tomorrow (Friday) is the deadline for candidates to file for most municipal and other local offices on the May 6 uniform election ballot. A few local jurisdictions have other deadlines. In general, candidates have one week to withdraw from their respective races after...