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Saturday, May 10 is Election Day for the City of Cuero and Cuero ISD general election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the DeWitt County Elections Office, 115 N. Gonzales St. in Cuero.
 
Voters will be required to show proof of identification to cast a ballot in the May 10 general election. A voter will be required to show one of seven forms of photo identification at the polling location before the voter will be permitted to cast a vote. The acceptable forms of identification include: Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety; Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS; Texas personal identification card issued by DPS; Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS; U.S. military identification card containing the person’s photograph; U.S. citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph. With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 60 days before being presented at the polling place.
 
To review frequently asked questions and answers concerning Photo ID, visit www.votetexas.gov.
 
For more information, contact the Elections Office at 361-275-0859, at electionadmin@co.dewitt.tx.us, or visit the office at 115 N. Gonzales St. in Cuero.
 
The following are the candidates and positions they are seeking.
 
Cuero City Council
 
Three places on the council will face election in May.
 
The candidates are: mayor - incumbent Sara Post Meyer and challenger Russell Williams.
 
District 2 - incumbent Doyle Cruz and challengers Terry Glover and David Ruiz.
 
District 3 - incumbent Brad Hedrick is unopposed.
 
There are also 13 proposed amendments to the City of Cuero charter that registered voters will be deciding at this year’s election.
 
Cuero Medical District
 
Board member Cindy Sheppard was appointed to fill a vacancy on the board and filed for election to that seat. She is unopposed and there will be sworn-in for a three-year term at the May meeting.
 
Cuero ISD Trustees
 
Two seats on the board of trustees will face election in May. 
 
The candidates are: District 3 - Beverly ‘Blanch’ Kuecker. Incumbent Polly Laging did not file.
 
District 4 - incumbent Pat Koranek and challenger Courtney Toller Moore.
 
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