The time to vote in the runoff for the spring party primaries is just a few days away. KGNS news reporter Christian Von Preysing has the details on who's running, and what you need to know to cast your ballot. The runoff coming up is for races in the March election, where no candidate won with with more than 50% of the vote.
This time around the two leading candidates in the march elections will return to the ballot, for voters to chose. The time to vote will start this coming Monday, with early voting running till Friday. Voting will a little easier on those days. Voters are able to go of one of any five polling places and three mobile sites around the county. The week after will be election day. On that day you'll be required to vote in your particular precinct.
“On election day, which is may 27th, which is Tuesday, they will have to go to their particular precinct to go vote on election day. So we urge them to go try and vote early, get it out of the way.”
Voters can expect races in both the Republican and Democratic primaries. Depending on your party, you may see races on the federal, state and county level. For Democrats, that includes the contested local races for County Treasurer, Commissioner Precinct 4, and Justice of the Peace precinct 4.
Don't forget, in order to vote under the Texas voter ID law, voters will need to bring a Texas drivers license or U.S. Passport.