Candidate declared ineligible for Cameron City Council election
One of the candidates for Cameron City Council has been declared ineligible to run for a place on the ballot. James G. Young filed for a place on the ballot for Council Member Ward 1. According to City Secretary Amy Harris, after review of the application and pursuant to Texas Election Code Section 141.001 (a)(6), Mr. Young is ineligible to serve and his name will not appear on the City of Cameron election ballot. Four city council places and two school board positions are up for grabs. The four places up for grabs on the city council are Place 5 held by Virgie Hardeman, Place 3 held by Kyle Deal, Place 1 held by Daniel Willie and At-Large held by Melissa Williams. Councilmember Kyle Deal filed for re-election to Place 3. Maurice Goza has filed for Place
1. Virgie Hardeman has filed for re-election to Place 5. Melissa Williams and Ruth Humble Kruse have filed for the At-Large place. Cameron ISD has two open spots on the CISD Board of Trustees. Those spots are currently held by Jason Dohnalik and Alan Patterson. Three people have filed to run for those two spots – Jason Dohnalik, Alan Patterson and Annisha Williams.
Buckholts ISD will not hold an election because only four candidates signed up to fill four spots. Filling the spots on the board will be Margaret Green, Adan Losoya, Ricky McCall and Christopher Marrs. The candidates were misprinted in last week’s Cameron Herald.
In Milano incumbent Mayor Roddy Gage will have an opponent in Karl Westbrook. The remaining three council spots will be decided amongst David Gunnels Jr., Steve Honeycutt, Glenda Westbrook and Brian Woods. On the Milano School Board there have been five filings for three places on the board. Those filing were incumbents Carl Blake, Michael Andrews and Lynnette Taylor and newcomers Greg Spears and Dennis Magee. Early voting begins in April for all city and school elections.