Posted on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 12:29 pm
By Emily Bradford
"The Burleson family invited guests to “make themselves at home” around the television as results came in announcing their friend Chris Jones would serve his second term on City Council Place 4.The rest of the article is located here: http://star.txstate.edu/content/texas-state-alumnus-wins-city-council-place-4-0
Jones beat opponent Lisa Coppoletta by approximately 900 votes.
“I’m excited about this Nov. 4 election because the things I talked about three years ago as a student are becoming reality with Obama on the ticket,” he said.
Jones said the presidential election helped stimulate the election process at all levels.
“I was at the fish hatchery earlier and the voter turnout was a lot of students,” he said."