Five file to run in House District 68 election
Five candidates filed to run for the Texas House of Representatives District 68 seat by Monday at 5 p.m. with the Texas Secretary of State. Those candidates and the order in which they will appear on the ballot according to the Texas Secretary of State are, John Berry (R), Jason Brinkley (R), Craig Carter (R), Charles D. Gregory (D) and David Spiller (R).
The seat was vacated by Drew Springer who won the special runoff election for the Texas Senate District 30 position held in December. Candidates had until 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4, to have their names placed on the special election ballot. HD68 covers the counties of Childress, Collingsworth, Cooke, Cottle, Crosby, Dickens, Fisher, Floyd, Garza, Hall, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Kent, King, Montague, Motley, Stonewall, Throckmorton, Wheeler, Wilbarger and Young.
HD68 candidates Spiller, Berry and Brinkley will be present at a forum hosted by the Young County Republicans organization Tuesday, Jan. 12. The forum will be open to the public and held at 6 p.m. at the Young County Arena located at 120 Barclay Blvd. in Graham.
For the rest of the story, see the Jan. 9 edition of The Graham Leader.