Canvassed county election returns easily approved

By Roxanne Thompson
Staff Writer

A summary of Limestone County commissioners court meeting of Nov. 14
Limestone County commissioners canvassed the election returns from the Nov. 7 Constitutional Amendment Election but found nothing out of the ordinary and approved the returns.
The court took this step at the Nov. 14 meeting and also opened responses to their request for qualifications from legal firms, heard some bids on a new pug mill and made decisions on a variety of other matters.
As for the canvassing of election returns, the commissioners are required by law to perform this task, which is usually routine in nature.
Elections Administrator Jennifer Johnson told the court that there was a larger turnout than expected, mainly because of heavy voting in Groesbeck, where a $5 million school bond was on the ballot – and ultimately passed.
“Groesbeck ISD had a big turnout,” Johnson said.

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