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City Council, Woodville ISD Board Seats dominate election results

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Off-year elections usually don’t have a lot of offices up for grab, but there were still a number of important elections and propositions on the ballot this year. The City of Ivanhoe had two propositions on the ballot. Proposition 1 results were 100 for, 124 against. On Proposition 2, 129 voted for the proposition, 98 against. Ivanhoe also had three At-Large City Council member seats up for election. Dee Marie Baier drew votes, Jim Beattie 52 votes, Tommy Morris 161 votes, Joe McIntyre 145 votes, Allen Carson 23 votes, Mark Elliott 105 votes, and David Cleland 16 votes. Bill Preston ran unopposed to fill an unexpired term for a City Council seat, receiving 140 votes. In the Woodville City Council election for Place 1, Joyce Wilson came out on top, with 132 votes to Michael G Manness’ 52 votes. Caleb Spurlock ran unopposed for the City Council Place 3 seat and received 159 votes. Byron Stowe also ran unopposed for the City Council Place 3 postition and received 150 votes. There were two seats up for grabs for Woodville ISD Board of Trustees. Jimmy C Tucker ran unoppsed for Place 1. He received 472 votes. Two candidates vied for Place 2. Brett Smith won the seat with 318 votes to Alicia Scoggins’ 209 votes. Scoggins ran as a write-in candidate. Voters also voted this year on 10 state constitutional amendments, most of which related to enabling state entities to raise more money.

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