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Voters to the polls Saturday in local election
(05/04/17)

Local voters will go to the polls Saturday to elect three members of the Iowa Park City Council and two trustees for the Iowa Park CISD School Board.

Wichita County’s $70-million bond election for new jail facilities is also on the ballot. Only voters who live in the unincorporated areas of Wichita County can vote on a proposition to create a county assistance district (CAD).

Voting location for Precincts 307, 309, 310, and 317 is Iowa Park Friendly Door, 810 N. 3rd St., in Iowa Park. Precinct 106 voting will be at West Wichita County Cooperative, 5696 FM 1206, Kamay. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Candidates for the Iowa Park CISD School Board are incumbent Jeff Rhoades, Place 7, and incumbent Steve Fairchild is being challenged by Cherrie Bradberry for Place 6.

In the City Council election incumbent Tim Sheppard is being challenged by Larry Hayes for Place 1, Deborah Dyer is the lone candidate for Place 3, and incumbent Sherrie Williams is running unopposed for Place 5.

Early voting ended Tuesday with 375 votes being cast locally at city hall and the school administration building.