About 150 voters attended and 13 candidates spoke at the Brush Country Tea Party’s Candidates’ Forum on Monday, February 13. Each candidate talked about their background, their knowledge and why they wanted to either run for (or keep their) office.
The non-partisan event lasted about two hours and a mixer was held afterwards with refreshments.
Those in attendance were: Lucinda Vickers, Atascosa County Attorney; Kathy Coronado, Pleasanton
City Council, District 3; Eliseo Perez, Atascosa County Sheriff; Johnny Salazar, Atascosa County Sheriff; David Soward, Atascosa County Sheriff; Loretta Holley, Atascosa County Tax Assessor/Collector; Bill Meadows, Atascosa County Constable, Pct. 4; Rex Newman, Atascosa County Constable, Pct. 4; Grant Rostig, Texas State Senate District 21; Dave Garrison, U.S. Congress, District 25; Marialyn Barnard (Place 2) and Phylis Speedlin (Place 7)- Fourth Court of Appeals and Michael Berlanga- Texas State Senate, District 19