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Jack Zubik  - Jack Hawkins apparently won a seat in the Texas...
Jack Hawkins apparently won a seat in the Texas House of Representatives, defeating three other candidates in the Democratic Primary Saturday. Incomplete and unofficial returns returns from all three counties — Limestone, Freestone and Palls — shows Mr. Hawkins with 5,482 votes. Louis Patke, of Marlin, was second in the balloting with 2,621 votes, Charles Barker, of CITY BEAT By JOHN MOSS Therc weren't many people voting in the Republican primary primary election at the city hall Saturday but Miss Josie Newman, Newman, who was conducting the election, wasn't lonesome. People People just kept coming in wanting to vote but they left quickly when they discovered the only way they could vote there was Republican. They then went on to the armory and voted the Democratic Primary. in Josie Newman's name was on the ballot as candiate for Limestone Limestone County Republican chairman, chairman, and Leon Flatt was on the ballot as a candidate for precinct chairman. Two people had cast their ballots by 9 a.m. Starley Cogdell was among the guests at Friday night's banquet of the Mexia High School Chapter of the JFuture Mexia, received 1,713 votes, and W. B. Duke, of Groesbeck, polled polled 501 votes. in the Total vote for each of these election candidates in Limestone County County was as follows: Hawkins. 3,275; Barker, 1,048; Duke, 272, and Patke, 166. W. T. (Bill) Moore, of Bryan, apparently was re-elected as stale senator with the incomplete incomplete and unofficial returns giving giving him 20,595 votes to 16,648 for his opponent, Rep. Joe Cannon. Cannon. These are unofficial returns returns from the nine counties of the district, with only three counties, Limestone, Lee and Burleson, complete. In Limestone County, Cannon received 3,757 votes to 1,139 for Moore. As the voters of Limestone County turned out in large numbers, numbers, A. B. (Jep) Sims was reelected reelected as tax assessor collecting, collecting, defeating two opponents without a runoff. Mr. Sims received received 2,505 votes. Russell Richardson Richardson received 1,730 votes and John Clay received 642 votes. Sheriff Conner Spivey soundly soundly trounced his opponent to win re-election as sheriff. He received received 4,322 votes to 469 for his opponent, Jeff Russell. In Mexia Precinct 4, Marvin Wooton was re-elected to the post of constable, getting 1,233, more than the other three candidates candidates combined. Dewey La- Foy received 380 votes; L. F.j Parker, 302, and Ben Lankford, 108. The latter was a write-in candidate. Others receiving write - in votes for constable of the Mexia elected. In Kosse Precinct 1, Boyd Tillmon received 598 votes to John Nance's 475. In Groesbeck Groesbeck Precinct 3, Dick Long received received 863 votes to 491 for Elgin Elgin Cook. Congressman Olin E. Teague was re-elected and he had a big majority in Limestone County, receiving 3,623 votes to 1,096 for Jack Zubik. Incomplete returns from the district showed Congressman Congressman Teague with 25,052 votes and Zubik with 8,440. John G. White was apparently re-elected as commissioner of i agriculture but Millard Shivers!other drew the most ballots in Lime stone County. Shivers polled 2,608 votes to 2,012 for White in the county. Senator Ralph Yarborough was re-elected and also carried Limestone County. He received 2,508 votes in Limestone to 2,194 for his opponent, Gordon McLendon. Governor John Connally, who was re-elected by a wide margin margin over three other candidates, ran a great race in Limestone County. He received 3,307 votes to 1,367 for Don Yarborough, 40 for M. T. Banks and 24 for Johnnie Mae Hackworthe. In Precinct 3, Gus LaFoy was re-elected constable with 967 votes compared to 33 for F. F. Duke and three write-in votes for Ray Wimbish. .In Precinct 2, Maurice Walk- sr received 141 votes while Ballard Ballard got 133. A third candidate in that race, Kenneth Gardner, precinct were Arland Allbright with 35, W. R. Hendrick with 5, Billy Pollard, 1, and A. B. Kerzee Sr , 1. polled 87 votes. Arthur Forrester received four write-in votes. In an uncontested race, John Castleberry received 940 votes to win re-election as constable of Precinct 1. Farmers of America. Starley Kerzec br -» '• used to be a Mexia Future! Therc were two commission- Farmer and now he's vocational! 61 " races in lhe count y and bolh agriculture teacher at Frost. incumbents were apparently re- Graveside Rites

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  1. The Mexia Daily News,
  2. 03 May 1964, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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