Duncanville United’s Meet The Candidates



Grady Smithey, Jr. – Renee McNeely – Louis McElroy – Steven Rutherford - David Green – Mark Cooks

Duncanville United extended an invitation to ALL CANDIDATES
on the ballot for the May 10th, 2014, Duncanville City Council & School Board Trustee General Election
 to speak with the body of Duncanville United, their guests, and the general public
at the March 30th, 2014, meeting held at First Christian Church of Duncanville.

We thank and appreciate the candidates who responded and attended – as a courtesy have provided a link to their web pages.

Candidates for Mayor


David Leon Green

Mark D. Cooks


*Deborah Hodge – Declined


Candidates for Councilmember District 2


Steven E. Rutherford


*Stephen L. Jones - Did Not Respond


Candidates for Councilmember District 4


Grady W. Smithey, Jr.


Lorraine Hood-Jack – Was Not Available
Kymberly Beard – Confirmed but Did Not Attend
Ronald Lee Dotson – Did Not Respond



Candidates for School Board Trustee Place 4


*Louis McElroy


Renee McNeely


 Candidates for School Board Trustee Place 5


Elija Granger – Did Not Respond


Patrick R. LeBlanc – Did Not Respond




Each Candidate was asked to share their vision and were given 4 minutes to speak, then an hour informal meet-and-greet following where

citizens had an opportunity to ask candidates their questions.  With over sixty people in attendance, the audience included representation from

a wide range of our community.  It was a diverse group made up of citizens ranging from 18 to 80 years old. 

Among them were homemakers, retirees, young couples, city leaders, entrepreneurs and community volunteers to name a few.   


April 10 – Last Day to Register to Vote
April 28 – Early Voting Begins

May 6 – Early Voting Ends