Two men vying for Nacogdoches County Pct. 1 commissioner seat - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Two men vying for Nacogdoches County Pct. 1 commissioner seat

Jerry Don Williams (Source: KTRE Staff) Jerry Don Williams (Source: KTRE Staff)
Joe Allport (Source: KTRE Staff) Joe Allport (Source: KTRE Staff)
NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) -

In Nacogdoches County, incumbent Republican Jerry Don Williamson is up against Libertarian Joe Allport, a newcomer to local politics. 

"I've got right years’ experience and a lot of knowledge of the inner workings of the county, which the new candidate does not have,” Williamson said. “He does not understand how county government works. I learned the inner workings of the county, and I just try to maintain them."

"I believe that I'm a problem solver,” said Joe Allport, the Libertarian candidate for Pct. 1 commissioner. “I think some of these issues, the county roads, the funding, the jail problem, those aren't new issues. They're old issues. I'm new. I'm a problem solver and I'm ready to come to the commissioners court and be a team player and help them fix it."

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