Meyer, Glover reclaim positions in city elections
By Sonya Timpone
The Cuero Record
This past Saturday, May 7, marked the last day of voting for local school board, city council and state elections in DeWitt County. Locally 558 registered voters cast their ballot in early voting and 533 voters went to the polls on Election Day. In total, only nine percent of registered DeWitt County voters cast votes during this election.
In the Cuero election, Sara Post Meyer was able to hold on to her position as mayor with 478 votes compared to Randy Saenz’s 162 votes. In the District 2 race, Terry Glover reclaimed his position beating out challengers Doyle Cruz and Sadie Saenz. Glover received 52 votes compared to Cruz with 42 votes and Saenz with 29 votes. Although Glover had 42.28% of the vote there will not be a runoff due to the City charter stating elections are decided by plurality voting (relative majority).
The City of Cuero Propositions all passed with Proposition A (council vacancies) having 433 votes for and 104 against; Proposition B (city manager appointments) had 394 votes for compared to 131 against; Proposition C (petitions) had 388 votes for and 103 votes against; and Proposition D city budgets) had 412 votes for and 77 votes against.
The Meyersville ISD Proposition A ($5 million improvement bonds) failed with 107 votes for and 111 votes against.
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