Atascosa County Judge’s Report

Atascosa County Judge’s Report



I write this column on election day, Tuesday, November 5, 2019. This morning I started reading the headline on the San Antonio Express – News daily paper and it headlines – “New era for Bexar voters kicking off.” Although I do not need reassurance to know our county elections is on the right path it is comforting to know that […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report



Concerning the election machines and the current election: There was an extremely regretful software issue (not a malfunction but a wrong setting by the vendor) of our voting machines that was fixed on the 4th day of early voting. This was done within hours of coming to our attention. This affected the election for the City of Jourdanton, alone. I […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report



I know the scandal at the Texas House Speaker’s office is all over the news, but I want to give you the take on it from the County Judges perspective. The big scandal is that a person named Michael Quinn O’Sullivan has launched an attack on the House Speaker (Dennis Bonnen – District 25 and Dustin Burrows – District 83) […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report



Constable Percy Medina sadly passed away a few days ago. I am grieved that I will be out of town and miss the funeral service. But, I want to write about what a fine man he was. I have known him for over 30 years. Most of those years were as a customer at Hurley Auto Parts. He would come […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report



A rumor that some Commissioners and I keep hearing is that when we considered the budget of the Juvenile is this, “They are thinking about closing it and releasing all of those errant juveniles into the community leaving the community unprotected.” Wherever that came from is a giant load of “bull.” First, we rarely have more than four to six […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report



We are getting ready for our first and only test case by the state for countywide voting. One problem we are overcoming is that the equipment manufacturer did not get their portable tablets ready in time. The Secretary of State of Texas has ordered that when a county goes to countywide voting, they are restricted from using the old paper […]


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