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July 29, 2012

Run-off, precinct elections are Tuesday


Three Parker County primary races will be on the ballot in the runoff election Tuesday. Voters will be asked to decide the outcome for Precinct 2 constable, Precinct 4 constable and Precinct 3 commissioner. Precinct chairs will also be on the ballot in several precincts. 

Voting hours at the precincts run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (List of precincts are attached at the end of story.)

Voters who have questions on the voting process or need help, should contact the Parker County Board of Elections office at 1112 Santa Fe, Weatherford, or by phone at 817-598-6185. Sample ballots for each precinct are available from the county online at

Voters in five precincts will also vote for precinct chairs.

• Precinct 215: Ryan Ruland, Virginia “Jennie” Little

• Precinct 345: Jim Trainor, Durrel Jones

• Precinct 350: Robin Gentry, Dwight Dick

• Precinct 400: Lynette McCracken, Marvin R. Herring

• Precinct 425: Betty L. Reinert, Kerri Rehmeyer

Precinct 3 Commissioner candidates are Larry Don Walden and Gary Carter. Walden has been a resident of the county his entire life and of the precinct for 33 years. He is a retired agriculture teacher and school administrator, a farmer, rancher and business owner who spent five terms on the Millsap ISD school board. Carter has been a resident for 50 years and has been with the Arlington Police Department as a sergeant for 17 years and spent 17 years with Exxon Oil. He is a member of a number of organizations including the Parker County Republican Party, Rotary Club and the Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators.

Precinct 2 Constable candidates are incumbent Lowell Moss and Joe Harris Jr. Moss has lived in the area for 12 years and has been constable in the precinct for seven years. He is involved in the community being a board member for Freedom House, a battered women and children’s shelter. Harris is a Parker County Sheriff’s deputy who has lived in the area for 20 years. 

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