Local elections will be held on Saturday, May 4th. The last day to register to be eligible to vote is Thursday, April 4th. Early voting begins April 22, 2019 and runs through April 30, 2019. Click here to make sure you are registered to vote.
The cities of Cisco and Ranger, and Cisco and Gordon ISDs will each hold elections on May 4th. No election will be held for the cities of Eastland, Gordon, Mingus or Strawn, or Eastland, Ranger or Strawn ISDs. Ranger College does not have any seats up for election this time. Eastland Memorial Hospital and Eastland County Water Supply District boards will not need an election because all seats are filled unopposed.
At-large seats are those who have received the most votes from all voters registered in that voting district. For example, three at-large positions means that the top three candidates who receive the most votes will win those seats. An incumbent (i) is the person who holds that position in the current term. The City of Ranger and City of Cisco along with all ISDs except Strawn and Gordon have elections for specific seats/places. The candidates with the most votes in each seat/place wins that seat/place.
City of Cisco – Election May 4th
Mayor: Tammy Douglas (i) unopposed
Place 1: Jason Weger (i), Chance York
Place 2: Dion Wilcox, Ryan Johnson
Current council member in Place 2, Dennis Campbell, did not file to run.
City of Eastland – No Election
3 at-large seats
Zac Darr (i) unopposed.
Ben McNabb and Cecil Funderburgh filed and were unopposed. Current board members, Frank Saylors & John Bird did not file to run.
City of Gordon – No election.
3 At-Large seats
Albert Dickson, Jr (i), Penny Jones (i), Sherrye Mills (I), unopposed
City of Mingus – No election.
Mayor Milo Moffitt (i), Debbie Parker (i), Melvin Curry all unopposed.
Current board member, Judy Hansford did not file to run.
City of Ranger – Election May 4th
Mayor: Joe Pilgrim (i), Michael Law, Jeffrey Angus
Place 1: Larry Monroe (i), Donnice Graham,
Place 3: John Casey (i) unopposed
City of Strawn – No election.
Alan Alison (i), Omer Mallory (i) Regina Baker (i), unopposed
Cisco ISD – Election May 4th
Place 1: Mel Matthews, Kenneth Preston (i)
Place 2: Sheila Johnson (i)
Place 3: Randy Boles, Kyle Wilks
Currently Place 3 is an empty seat.
Eastland ISD – No Election
Place 1: John Bird
Place 2: Billy Bob Orsagh (i),
Place 3: Brent Kirkland (i)
Current Place 1 board member, Kalli Stacy did not file to run.
Gordon ISD – Election May 4th
2 at-large seats, 3 candidates
Stacey Wyatt (i)
Ranger ISD School Board – No Election
Place 3: Karen Clifton (i) unopposed
Place 4: Darrell Fox, unopposed
Place 7: Ronnie Bush (i) unopposed
Current Place 4 board member, Brenda Madore did not file.
Strawn ISD – No Election
Place 1: Craig Abbott unopposed
Eastland Memorial Hospital – No Election
4 at-large seats: W. H. Hoffmann, Jr. (i), Emmett Lasater(i), Jackie Tucker(i), Nancy Stewart (i) unopposed for a 2 year term.
Carolyn White ran unopposed for the 1 year term left open by Dr. Bob Alexander’s death.
Eastland County Water Supply District – No Election
All 4 incumbents filed and were unopposed
Don Griffin and David Ahrlett representing Eastland
Bobby Adams and Bob Green representing Ranger