Nov. 6 Election, Sample Ballot

By Marilyn Tennissen | Oct 24, 2007

Jefferson County

Jefferson County

- Beaumont ISD
$388.6 million bond issue in single proposition for nine new elementary schools, one new middle school, a multipurpose athletic complex and other additions and improvements

- Port Arthur ISD
$189,525,000 bond issue in three propositions:

Proposition 1: $24,225,000 for additions to the new high school and additional land.

Proposition 2: $120,550,000 for additional renovations districtwide and conversion of Stilwell Technical Center to an administration building.

Proposition 3: $44,750,000 for two new elementary schools and new buses.

- City of Port Arthur

Council Position 7 (unexpired term): Willie "Bae" Lewis Jr., 63, instrument department process analyzer technician; David Albright, 46, manager; Dawana Kay Wise, 36, human resources/safety manager

$17 million bond issue in six propositions:

Proposition 1: $4 million for water facilities

Proposition 2: $3 million for public safety facilities

Proposition 3: $2 million for drainage improvements

Proposition 4: $3 million for streets (with related drainage)

Proposition 5: $3 million for EDC business park streets

Proposition 6: $2 million for parks and recreation

- City of Groves

Ward 1: Dr. Joseph Arisco (I), 77, retired dentist; Dan Bledsoe, 40, media and political consultant

Ward 3: Sidney Badon Jr., 50, bricklayer; Corey Cricchio (I), 39, registered nurse

- City of Nederland:

Splitting the half-cent sales tax revenue between the EDC and street maintenance projects

Orange County

- West-Orange Cove school district

$48.4 million bond issue in two propositions:

Proposition 1: $47.5 million would include construction of a new elementary school, additions to West Orange-Stark Middle and High schools and renovation of the Carl Godwin Auditorium.

Proposition 2: $900,000 would place an artificial surface at Dan R. Hooks Football stadium

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