Holmgren doesn’t file, could consider Independent run

Commissioner Holmgren

Swede Holmgren

Current District 1 Ellis County Commissioner Swede Holmgren confirmed Monday night his displeasure with both the Republican and Democratic parties led him not to file for re-election.

Holmgren said he is disappointed with the bickering and lack of progress coming from both parties.

He also said he will make a decision on running as an independent later this summer.

Independent candidates have until noon Aug. 4 to file for the November general election.


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  • You gotta go

    Well Swede, we are tired of your bickering and lack of progress too!

  • gomer

    what about the punitive threats made toward Ellis for not marching to orders?