News Flash Home
The original item was published from 5/23/2022 6:00:13 AM to 6/10/2023 12:00:07 AM.

News Flash

City News

Posted on: May 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Election results unchanged, following Bell County, Killeen recount

Committee confirmed May 7 At-large results after recount petition filed; swearing in to occur Monday

KILLEEN, Texas (May 23, 2022) – The City of Killeen has confirmed the results of the May 7 election, making way for a swearing in of new At-large councilmembers, following a recount.

On Sunday, May 22, City of Killeen’s Mayor Debbie Nash-King managed and supervised the recount. Bell County administered the recount at the Lions Club Park Senior Center, which began at 10a.m.

 

Councilwoman Mellisa Brown filed the recount petition on May 17, delaying the swearing in ceremony for former mayor Jose Segarra, current at-large councilmember Ken Wilkerson and newcomer Ramon Alvarez, who won the three at-large seats receiving 23%, 21% and 17% of the votes respectively on May 7. Current Council member, Brown, had received 1,748 votes, which was 26 less than Alvarez at the time. All results were posted to the Bell County website.

 

“The City of Killeen worked closely with Bell County to ensure everyone followed the necessary steps in the recount process and was fair and thorough,” said Mayor Nash-King. “We will follow protocol and proceed with these results.”

 

The recount was done manually, as requested by Brown and all candidates had the right to be present at the recount, per the Texas Elections Code. Brown was present.

 

The swearing in ceremony for Segarra, Wilkerson and Alvarez is set to happen today, Monday, May 23 at 5p.m. in the City Hall Chambers. Killeen Municipal Court Judge Kris Krishna will conduct the swearing in.

 

Mayor Debbie-Nash King was sworn in as mayor during the May 17 Special Council meeting. Nash-King received 72% of the votes to remain mayor of Killeen. During the Special Council meeting, council canvassed the votes, as required by state law.

 

For more election information, visit the City’s website at KilleenTexas.gov/Election.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City News

UPDATE: W.S. Young open

Posted on: February 15, 2024

Read February City Insight

Posted on: February 14, 2024

Coach Drive closure planned

Posted on: February 14, 2024
Closed Presidents Day_Square

Killeen offices closed for Presidents Day

Posted on: February 12, 2024

Killeen election to be held May 4

Posted on: January 31, 2024

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Wagon Wheel Drive

Posted on: January 31, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 30, 2020

Developer fees collection process audit

Posted on: January 18, 2024
IMG_0537

WS Young Bridge closed due to weather

Posted on: January 15, 2024

Read the January City Insight

Posted on: January 11, 2024
2024 Save the Date Event Calendar  (JPG)

2024 Save the Date Calendar

Posted on: January 10, 2024
Closed MLK_Square

City of Killeen Offices Closed Monday

Posted on: January 9, 2024

Westwood Drive closure Jan. 2-18

Posted on: December 28, 2023

Christmas Parade Winners Announced

Posted on: December 14, 2023
HUTS Flyer

Holiday Under the Stars’ begins Friday

Posted on: November 30, 2023

East Avenue D closure planned for Monday

Posted on: November 17, 2023

November City Insight

Posted on: November 13, 2023

Part of Orchid Drive closed

Posted on: November 7, 2023
Killeen Fire Department puts out house fire

No injuries in early morning house fire

Posted on: August 24, 2023

August 2023 City Insight Newsletter

Posted on: August 11, 2023

Charolais Drive, Hereford Drive closed

Posted on: August 10, 2023
Back to School Splash Bash_Square

Back to School Bash returns Aug. 12

Posted on: July 17, 2023

Notice of Public Hearing

Posted on: July 14, 2023

8th Street lane closure June 6-7

Posted on: June 5, 2023

Gigante Drive closure June 5-7

Posted on: June 5, 2023

Slurry Seal work schedule revised

Posted on: May 26, 2023
Movies In Your Park_Square

Movies in Your Park starts June 9

Posted on: May 16, 2023

May 2023 City Insight Newsletter

Posted on: May 9, 2023

Early voting election results

Posted on: May 6, 2023

Memorial Day Ceremony May 29

Posted on: May 2, 2023

Tornado Watch issued for Bell County

Posted on: April 26, 2023
Fallen Heros 5K_Square

Fallen Heroes 5K set for May 6

Posted on: April 11, 2023

Killeen Police Chief finalists named

Posted on: April 10, 2023

City Easter Egg hunt canceled

Posted on: April 6, 2023

City offices closed on Good Friday

Posted on: April 3, 2023
Early Voting Locations (PDF)

Killeen election to be held May 6

Posted on: March 29, 2023

Public input sought on vision for Downtown

Posted on: February 28, 2023

Killeen offices closed for Presidents Day

Posted on: February 17, 2023
Stewart Park new playground

Park improvements continue

Posted on: February 15, 2023

Alta Vista Drive closure this week

Posted on: February 12, 2023

Clear Creek Road closure this week

Posted on: February 12, 2023

Crews resume roadwork on W.S. Young

Posted on: February 6, 2023