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Free Election Guide deadline approaches

Sue Brown


There are several local elections set for Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

The City of Jourdanton, and City of Christine will elect council members and the City of Charlotte is holding a mayoral and council election. Lytle ISD is holding a $6,500,000 bond election.

The City of Jourdanton has three spots up for council seats. All incumbents are seeking re-election – Jack Harrison, Karen Pesek and Johnetta “Johnnie” Goetzel. “Patsy” Patricia J. Elizabeth Tymrak-Daughtrey is challenging for a place.

The City of Christine has five candidates vying for three spots. The incumbents seeking their seats once again are Jackie Jerkins, Patti Bowen and MaryAlice Monse. David Vrana and Stephen Martinez are also on the ballot.

In Charlotte, Mayor Anna De Leon-Estrada drew Buddy Daughtry as an opponent for mayor. Norma C. Zuniga and Matthew E. Mayberry are seeking the Place #1 counciman seat. John E. Heiligman and Rickardo E. Garcia both had no opponents for Place #4 and #5.

Free service offered

The Pleasanton Express invites candidates for the upcoming elections to participate in their Election Guide which will be printed on October 25, 2017.

his is a free service that requires a 150 word statement and a photo.

andidates may submit their statement and photo to Robbie Hamby via email at rhamby@pleasantonexpress, mail to Pleasanton Express, P.O. Box 880, Pleasanton, TX 78064 or drop by our office at 114 E. Goodwin in Pleasanton. There is no charge if a photograph needs to be taken.

eadline for submitting is October 16 at 5 p.m.

Advertising options

e also welcome each candidate to advertise in the weeks prior to the election.

There is a  wide variety of ad sizes – with or without color – to assist in advertising. Two new features include an online button ad and an “Atascosa Political Hats in the Ring” print ad.

Please contact Sue Brown at or 830-570-7543 for sizes and rates.

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