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Election Day is Saturday for schools, Bryson City

Elections for Bryson and Jacksboro ISDs Board of Trustees, Bryson City Council and the Perrin-Whitt CISD bond issue will be held Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Early voting for the elections ended Tuesday.

Jacksboro ISD had 319 early votes. Four places are up for election with Place 1 and 5 incumbents Jeff Lewis and David Spiller unopposed. Place 6 incumbent Travis Thompson is challenged by James Taylor and Place 7 incumbent Lisa Perry is challenged by Kelly Mower.

The JISD polling place for Saturday will be Jacksboro City Hall in the council chambers.

The City of Jacksboro has three places on its council up for election this year with no positions opposed. 

Place 1 incumbent Brian Isbell opted not to run for reelection. Jason Nash was the only candidate to file for the position.

Incumbents for places 3 and 5, Jeff Miller and Gary Oliver, are unopposed. The City cancelled its election.

Bryson City Secretary Frank Hefner said 21 people voted early for the two positions up for Bryson City Council between three candidates — incumbent Allen Thornburg, Joe Lake and Paul Foster.

Bryson ISD had 43 vote early between April 25 and May 3. Two places are up for election. Place 1 incumbent Frank Hefner is challenged by Latasha Valliant and Place 2 incumbent Laurie Kelley is unopposed. 

The polling place for both the BISD and City of Bryson elections Saturday will be at the Bryson Senior Citizens Center, 201 S. College St.

Perrin-Whitt CISD has a bond issue up for election Saturday. The district is looking to use $2.5 million in bonds to make several campus improvements including secured door access, canopies over sidewalks, perimeter fencing to secure outbuildings and a new elementary science lab. See more in the article same page.

Vanessa James, Jack County Clerk, reported 41 early votes cast for the election. Polling places for Election Day will be Perrin Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 105 E. Eberhart, and the Whitt Fire Station, 4312 FM 52.

The Herald-Gazette will post election results online Saturday night at jacksboronewspapers.com.

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