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Early voting results in large turn out of voters



May 3, 2018

Early voting ended on Tuesday and the City of Kerrville has released totals of the early voting period.

The City Secretary announced that the period for early voting by personal appearance closed Tuesday, May 1, 2018, with 2,585 ballots cast by personal appearance at the Cailloux City Center and 502 ballots cast by mail, for a total of 3,087 cast thus far.  The number of ballots cast by mail continues to rise as ballots arrive.

According to City Secretary Brenda Craig, this year’s early voting totals have exceeded previous years.  “This is the largest turnout that we have ever had for a councilmember election.  By comparison, the next highest early voting total in a councilmember election was 2,650 in 2016, and the highest number of ballots cast during early voting in any city election was 4,083 ballots during the tax freeze election in 2006.”

Election Day is this Saturday, May 5 at the Kathleen C. Cailloux City Center of the Performing Arts, 910 Main Street, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Election results will be available on the city’s website after the polls have closed and ballots have been counted. Additional information regarding the city’s election is available on the city’s website or by contacting the City Secretary’s Office at (830) 258-1117.

Rebekah has lived in Kerrville with her family for 10 years, originally from the Corpus Christi area. She has been a Texas Breaking News editor for over a year and loves bringing the community and it's surrounding areas up-to-date and unbias news.


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