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Voters decide local elections
by Joe Baker
May 16, 2013 | 1038 views | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend | print
By Joe Baker

Countywide staff

KARNES COUNTY – Unofficial results are in for Karnes County area city and school board elections held on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Karnes City

Voters approved the reauthorization of a local sales and use tax at the rate of one fourth of one percent in Karnes City, in order to continue to provide revenue for repair and maintenance of city streets.

The vote was 18 for, 5 against.

Kenedy

In the race for Kenedy ISD District 1 Trustee, incumbent Jaime Albiar defeated challenger Robert A. Trevino 42-35.

By a count of 197 to 141, voters approved the proposed school bond in the amount of $16.95 million for the demolition, construction and renovation of new school buildings for the district.

Falls City

In the “at large” election for Falls City ISD school board trustees, incumbents Edward Bordovsky and Patrick W. Jarzombek retained their seats, gaining the most votes cast. Bordovsky received 186 votes, Jarzombek received 163, Jason Mabe received 146 and Kelly Hons received 108.

In the special election is to fill the unexpired term vacated by Stephen Dziuk due to his resignation, Marlin Moczygemba received 155 votes winning the election. The unexpired term runs through May of 2014. Janelle Dziuk received 127 votes and Aaron Ermis received 44 votes.

Runge

Homer Lott, Jr. won the race for mayor, receiving 165 votes. Lott’s opponent, Florentino M. Martinez received 58 votes.

In the “at large” election for two city council seats, Virgil Douglas and Richard Ramos were elected to the city council as the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes. Douglas received 126 votes, Ramos received 101 and candidate Celia “Sally” Esparza received 96 votes.
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