, Port Arthur, Texas

April 30, 2013

Early voting underway in city, school elections

The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR — Early voting began Monday in hotly contest mayoral, city council and school board races in Port Arthur.

Voting will be contucted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at city hall, 444 Fourth St., the Port Arthur Library, 4615 Ninth Ave., and the R.L. Eldridge Community Center, 5262 S. Gulfway Dr. in Sabine Pass. Eligible voters may vote in both city and school elections and any of the locations.

Early voting for the Sabine Pass ISD election will also be conducted at the R.L. Eldridge Community Center to elect three trustees, two for full three-year terms. One unexpired term of one year is uncontested.

Voters in the Jefferson County Water Control and Improvement District 10 will decide the fate of a $1.3 million bond proposition to  fund improvements including electrical and instrumentation upgrades and new clarification equipment. Early voting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 29 through May 3 and on May 6 and May 7 at the Water District main office, 3707 Central.

Sample ballot (contested positions)

Port Arthur Mayor

• Harold Doucet

• Deloris “Bobbie” Prince, incumbent

• Lowra Reado-Harrison

Port Arthur City Council Dist. 4

• Rosalind Linden-Queen

• Robert Troy

Port Arthur ISD trustee

(vote for two)

Regina Drake

Anthony McDaniel

Robert Reid

Julia Samuels

Tracy Thomas

Theodore “Theo” Victor

Sabine Pass ISD trustee

(vote for two)

Kirk Blood

Maureen Plaunche

Jeff Williams