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Decision 2018: Filley Files for 106th District Judge’s Post

November 20, 2017

TAHOKA — A practicing lawyer within the 106th Judicial District has officially filed his intentions to seek the 106th Judge’s position, subject to the March 2018 Republican Party primary election process.

Reed Filley, a Tahoka resident, announced through a press release issued to the Seminole Sentinel via an e-mail on Sunday.…

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Decision 2018: Burrows to Seek Re-Election to 83rd Seat

November 15, 2017

LUBBOCK — The incumbent state representative for the 83rd District of Texas, which includes Gaines County, formally announced his intentions to seek re-election, subject to the March 2018 Republican Party primary election process.

State Rep. Dustin Burrows (R-Lubbock) issued the announcement Wednesday to the Seminole Sentinel, through a press release.

“I am announcing my intention of running for re-election to the Texas House of Representatives, House District 83.…

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Decision 2018: Huffaker Announces Bid for 106th Judge’s Post

November 15, 2017

TAKOKA — W. Calloway Huffaker, longtime Tahoka Attorney, has filed as a Republican candidate for the 106th Judicial District Court Judge in the 2018 March primary. The 106th Judicial District is comprised of Dawson, Gaines, Garza, and Lynn Counties.

Huffaker believes his varied 30 plus years of experience combined with his work ethic make him a strong candidate for the 106th Judicial District Court Judge.…

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Decision 2018: Keyes Announces Re-Election Bid for County Judge

November 14, 2017

Gaines County Judge Tom N. Keyes, announced Tuesday morning with the Seminole Sentinel, that he recently filed with the Republican Chairman of Gaines County to be a candidate for County Judge of Gaines County on the March 2018 Republican ticket.

Keyes served one term as Gaines County Judge, from January 2007 through December 2010.…

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Decision 2018: 5 Local Candidates Officially File for March Primaries

November 14, 2017

The official start of the 2018 political season is off to a brisk pace, as five Gaines County Republicans officially filed their respective political intentions.

In a mid-week polling conducted by the Seminole Sentinel on Tuesday morning, Gaines County Republican Party leaders confirmed the following candidates filings: Tom Keyes, Gaines County Judge; Calvin Sellers, Gaines Co.…

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Decision 2018: Clark Opts Not to Seek Re-Election to JP 1 Office

November 9, 2017

A veteran Gaines County elected official confirmed with the Seminole Sentinel on Thursday she would not be seeking re-election to her position in 2018.
The Hon. Tammy Clark, Gaines County Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1, made the announcement through a press release issued to the newspaper publication, stating she plans to end her political service at the end of her term on Dec.…

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Decision 2018: Taylor Announces Bid for JP 2 Position

November 9, 2017

A longtime Seagraves businessman is planning to seek election to the Gaines County Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2 position, subject to this coming March’s party primary election process.

In an announcement provided to the Seminole Sentinel on Wednesday, Seagraves resident Ricky Taylor announced his intention to the seek the Justice of the Peace, Pct.…

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Gaines, Like Texas, Experiences Low Voter Turnout in Constitutional Election

November 9, 2017

Just 3.8-percent of Gaines County’s eligible registered voters participated in last Tuesday’s Texas Constitutional Amendment election process.

A tiny sliver of Gaines’ 55.56-percent voter turnout in the November 2016 presidential election process, which celebrated its one-year anniversary on Wednesday of this past week.

Gaines County Election Administrator Patricia Roberson headed into this past Tuesday’s election process preparing for a low voter turnout, but remaining hopeful local voters would make their way to the county’s election polls in conversations held with the Seminole Sentinel prior to Tuesday.…

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Decision 2018: Taylor Announces Re-Election Bid for 106th Clerk’s Post

November 6, 2017

A Gaines County elected official will seek election to a second term of office subject to the March 2018 Republican Party primary election process, according to a press release issued to the Seminole Sentinel on Monday.

Sharon Taylor, who is the current 106th District Clerk for the 106th Judicial District’s Gaines County office, issued the announcement ahead of Saturday’s official start to the 2018 election cycle’s filing period.…

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Decision 2018: Official Filing for March Primaries Begins Saturday

November 6, 2017

A slate of 12 local and area offices will be up for consideration in the 2018 election process, as the first official day for candidates to file their election intentions with their respective political party officials begins on Saturday.

Texas’ official filing period for the March 2018 party primary election process will continue through Monday, Dec.…

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