Bexar County was given the green light to adopt the vote center model by the Secretary of State’s office, the elections administrator said Tuesday.
Nearly 82,000 people cast ballots during the early voting period for the June runoff election, beating the 2017 runoff turnout by more than 12,000 votes.
Early voting started last Tuesday, and more than 68,000 have cast ballots so far. Early voting ends Tuesday, and polls are open 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Early voting starts Tuesday, May 28, so here’s a list of businesses offering discounts and freebies.
County commissioners approved the purchase of new voting machines, authorized the sheriff’s office to negotiate for body cameras, and more Tuesday.
Fiesta is in full swing this week. So is early voting. Bexar County Elections Administrator Jacque Callanen said she does not expect a high voter turnout.
The maelstrom surrounding the Texas voter registration manager’s exit highlights the frustrations that have emerged since the citizenship review effort launched four weeks ago.
Republicans for years have been in maniacal pursuit of widespread voter fraud. It makes fools of them, writes Rick Casey.
As of Monday morning, nearly 1.1 million Bexar County residents have registered to vote.