Welcome to the Herald Banner's one-stop resource for information about candidates and issues on the 2018 General Election ballot, for residents of Hunt and Rockwall counties. Inside this section are overviews of the biggest races, links to information on every candidate in contested races, Q&As with candidates in contested races, sample ballots, recent local news about the election, and information on voting early and on Election Day, Nov. 6. Read more

After careful consideration, CASA for Hunt County has decided to postpone the July 16 “Ladies Night Out: Bachelors, Bags, and Bingo” fundraiser.

Hunt County races

Running for the position of Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3 in Hunt County are Republican Christie Roundtree and Democrat Weldon Wilson. Roundtree, who lives in the Webb Hill community of Wolfe City, is the chief court clerk for Hunt County Precinct 4 JP David McNabb. Learn more about Ro…

Running for the position of Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2 in Hunt County are Republican Kerry Crews and Independent Carol Davis. Crews is a 14-year former police chief in Commerce. Find Crews' Herald-Banner Q&A responses here.Davis is a former university professional who has also e…

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Recent Election News

As today's 5 p.m. deadline to register to vote has approached, elections administrators in the area have noticed a sizable surge in voter registrations, officials said.

On Election Day this November, voters residing in the Greenville Independent School District will be asked to decide whether to approve a so-called “swap and drop” that restructures the school property tax – billed as a safe, no-cost way for the district to get more state funds.

If voters in Greenville vote ‘No’ on the proposed school district swap and drop, their total property tax rate will still go down, the Herald-Banner has confirmed.

Democratic candidates, Mike Collier for lieutenant governor and Kendall Scudder for State Senate District 2, “campaigned with and for” one another at a town hall meeting at Texas A&M University-Commerce Thursday.