There were more fireworks at the Dallas County Commissioners Court Tuesday when a public speaker addressing the court was forcibly removed because he went beyond his three-minute time limit.
Dallas County Commissioners continued Tuesday to try and find a way to cut a projected $33 million out of next year’s budget to cover a deficit.
The Dallas County Elections Commission met for the first time since the late 1980s Friday to decide the fate of the man who has presided over elections in the county for nearly a quarter of a century.
Elba Garcia defeated longtime Dallas County Commissioner Ken Mayfield in Tuesday’s election. Mayfield’s seat was pivotal to establish Republican control over the Commissioner’s Court. But with the additions of Democrats Garcia and Clay Jenkins, the politics of the court may change.