By Mitchell Pate
Vicki C. Dimiceli was elected as a Teague ISD school board trustee and Rhonda Jones kept her seat on the City of Teague board of aldermen following the election today, May 1.
Dimiceli defeated Stewart Rogers for Place 5 on the TISD School Board by 44 votes. Dimiceli received 166 votes (57%) as Rogers received 122 votes (42%). Dimiceli replaces Brett Myers who did not seek re-election.
“I am so thrilled to be chosen to serve on the Teague ISD board of trustees,” Dimiceli said on Saturday night. “I cannot wait to jump in and be involved with the team and hopefully help with resolutions and serve my district. Thank you to everyone who believes in me whether it was by vote or support. You are greatly appreciated.”
Jason Hullum keeps Place 6 on the Teague ISD School Board. He received 264 votes (91%).
Justin Lee will take Place 7 on the Teague ISD School Board as he ran unopposed and received 266 votes (92%). Lee replaces Mary Clary-Smith who did not seek re-election.
There are 3,621 registered voters for Teague ISD. Only 288 voters cast their votes for a 7% turnout.
In the City of Teague Board of Aldermen Place II election, incumbent Rhonda Jones kept her seat with 127 votes (68%) as her challenger Douglas Allen received 53 votes (28%).
“I am looking forward to two more years on the City of Teague Board of Aldermen,” Jones said on Saturday night. “Many positive things have taken place with more to come. Our aldermen will continue to work together for the good of our city.”
Chris Nickleberry Sr. received 162 votes (87%) to remain as Aldermen Place IV for the City of Teague.
Ryan Mathison grabbed 165 votes (89%) to remain as Aldermen Place V for the City of Teague.
The population of Teague is 3,560. There are 1,903 registered voters in the City of Teague. Only 185 voters cast their votes for a 9% turnout.
The Teague Hospital District DBA Teague EMS held an election for the imposition of annual taxes by the district for hospital purposes as a rate not to exceed 12 cents on the $100 valuation of all taxable property in the district. The proposition passed with 167 votes for (57%) and 119 votes against (41%).
There are 3,614 registered voters in the Teague Hospital District. Only 288 voters cast their votes for a 7% turnout.