In early primaries, voters favor polling places over mail

ATLANTA (AP) — The great vote-by-mail wave appears to be receding just as quickly as it arrived. After tens of millions of people in the United States opted for mail ballots during the pandemic election of 2020, voters in early primary states are returning in droves to in-person voting this year. In Georgia, one of the mostly […]

Guest Editorial: Developer, groundwater producer Stoecker explains Conroe City Council political contributions

Mike Stoecker, Guest Editorialist to The Golden Hammer I’ve been a Conroe resident for nearly 50 years and have a long history of making political contributions. Recently, I’ve come under attack for making higher than usual political contributions through the creation of a Specific-Purpose Political Action Committee (SPAC) with Quadvest owner Simon Sequeira called the Conroe […]

Palin on serving in Congress: ‘It would be all about Alaska’

WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Sarah Palin isn’t used to sharing the spotlight. In the nearly 14 years since she burst onto the national political scene, the former Alaska governor has appeared on reality television programs, written books, spent time as a Fox News contributor, formed a political action committee in her name and been a rumored […]

Where Do I Vote?

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Montgomery County, Texas, March 1 – The Primary Elections will occur today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. After you examine your Voter Registration Card to find your Precinct Number (“Prec. No.”), you should look on this list to determine where you must vote today. You can NOT vote at […]

It’s Hammer Time to host State Board of Education candidate Hickman along with Election Special

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, February 25 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show at MCP.TV airing at 12 noon today, Friday, February 25, 2022, will host Republican candidate for State Board of Education Will Hickman and will also have an “Election Special” to cover the March 1, 2022, Republican Primary […]

Republican Primary Election: Early Voting Times, Locations, Endorsements

The Golden Hammer Staff Report Montgomery County, February 13 – Early Voting begins Monday, February 14, 2022, at 8 a.m. March 1, 2022 Primary Elections Main and Branch Early Voting Polling Places Monday, February 14 – Friday, February 18 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, February 19 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, February 20 […]

Keough’s Broken Promises and Lies, Part 1: Despite opposition from community, County Judge seeks to give other taxing authorities $4.7 million of radios to aid re-election campaign, moves to hide discussion in secret session

Keough’s Broken Promises and Lies, Part 1: Despite opposition from community, County Judge seeks to give other taxing authorities $4.7 million of radios to aid re-election campaign, moves to hide discussion in secret session

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough definitely doesn’t want the public to hear the discussion about his proposal to spend $4.7 million to buy radios for some emergency service districts, as a political favor to them, particularly since they’re flush with cash. Keough thinks it will help his re-election but he doesn’t want the public […]

Amazon workers in Alabama get a do-over in union election

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has ordered a new union election for Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama based on objections to the first vote that took place in April. The move, announced Monday, is a major blow to Amazon, which had spent about a year aggressively campaigning for warehouse workers in […]

Gadhafi’s son announces candidacy for president of Libya

CAIRO (AP) — The son and one-time heir apparent of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi announced Sunday his candidacy for the country’s presidential election next month, Libya’s election agency said. Seif al-Islam, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity related to the 2011 uprising, submitted his candidacy papers […]

2022 Montgomery County Judge electoral contest heats up with two strong challengers to damaged incumbent

2022 Montgomery County Judge electoral contest heats up with two strong challengers to damaged incumbent

Image: An advertisement promoting a website and Facebook page concerning the unfitness of Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough to continue to serve. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and New Caney, November 11 – Two strong challengers to incumbent Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough in the March 1, 2022, Republican Primary Election. There are rumors […]

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