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Potter County Commissioners' Court
About the Commissioners' Court:

In Texas, each county is run by a five-member Commissioners' Court consisting of four commissioners elected from single-member districts (called commissioner precincts) and a county judge elected at-large. The county judge does not have authority to veto a decision of the commissioners court; the judge votes along with the commissioners (being the tie-breaker in close calls). In smaller counties, the county judge actually does perform judicial duties, but in larger counties the judge's role is limited to serving on the commissioners court and certifying elections. Certain officials, such as the sheriff and tax collector, are elected separately by the voters, but the commissioners court determines their office budgets, and sets overall county policy. All county elections are partisan, and commissioner precincts are redistricted after each ten year Census both to equalize the voting power in each and in consideration of the political party preferences of the voters in each.


Members of the Potter County Commissioners' Court:


County Judge: Nancy Tanner
Commissioner, Precinct One: H.R. Kelly
Commissioner, Precinct Two: Mercy Murguia
Commissioner, Precinct Three: Leon Church
Commissioner, Precinct Four: Alphonso Vaughn

Regular Commissioners' Court meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month at 9:00 a.m.


View Commissioners' Court Agendas and Minutes

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