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KFYO News Coverage Plans for May 12th Municipal Elections

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KFYO News tomorrow will have complete coverage of the Municipal and School Board elections across the Lubbock area, as polls will be open from 7a-7p across the state.

Voters within the City of Lubbock will be voting for Mayor, with Mayor Tom Martin running for re-election and Glen Robertson challenging Mayor Martin. Lubbock City Council Districts 2, 4 & 6 are also up for election.

Councilman Floyd Price is running unopposed for re-election in District 2. Councilman Paul R. Beane (a KFYO contributor) is running for re-election in District 4.  His challengers are Dwight  Fullingim and Jim Gerlt.  In District 6, Randy Sanders and Latrelle Joy are running for the seat being vacated by Jim Gilbreath.

Other elections of note, include Bond Propositions in Shallowater and Abernathy ISDs.  The bond up for election in Shallowater is $19.5 million and in Abernathy it is for $12 million.

Voters in the City of Idalou will vote on a referendum concerning city streets. Specifically, on reauthorizing a local sales and use tax to fund street maintenance and repairs.

Lubbock ISD will have four different school board trustee positions up for election. Trustee Melissa Collier is running for re-election for her At-Large board position.  She is being challenged by Ruby Tanner.  Trustee Mario Ybarra is running for re-election in District 1.  His challengers are Gwen Reyna and Oralia “LaLa” Chavez. Dan Pope is running for re-election for his District 5 seat.  He is being challenged by Sara Duncan.  In a special election for District 3, Mark Blankenship is running to keep the seat he was appointed to a few months ago.  Eddie Kirkpatrick is challenging Blankenship.  Finally, Trustee Vernita Woods-Holmes is unopposed in her re-election bid for District 2.

KFYO’s election coverage starts Saturday morning with KFYO News updates beginning at 9:30a.  Then at 2 o’clock, Chad Hasty will host a special, election-intensive edition of the Chad Hasty Show.  Finally, KFYO’s Robert Snyder will host KFYO News’ Election Central program from 7p-10p.  In addition to reporting on returns from across the area, KFYO News will have reporters with both Lubbock Mayoral candidates and some of the school board races of note. Political analysts Ken Corbin and Robert Pratt will also appear on KFYO Election Central.

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