Kingwood Council discusses election changes

KINGWOOD — Kingwood is moving forward on aligning city elections with those held by the county.
At Tuesday’s council meeting, first reading was approved unanimously on changing the city’s legislative enactment (similar to a charter) to make the change. The objective is to save money — more than $5,000 per election, the mayor has estimated — by using county voting machines and poll workers.
Council agreed in March that the next council will be elected to three-year terms. After that, the terms will revert to the current two years, unless a future council takes other action.

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