First Day of Early Voting: 374 Ballots Cast

gp_primary_electionsTuesday, February 16th was the first day for early voting for the March 1st primary. On the first day, 374 Hopkins County residents cast ballots. Of that 374, 352 voted in the Republicans Primary and 22 voted in the Democratic Primary.

Early voting for all county voters both Democrats and Republicans takes place in the Sulphur Springs ISD Administration Building in the boardroom on Connally Street in Sulphur Springs. Hours for early voting are 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. each weekday until February 26. Early voting is also available on Saturday February 20th from 8 until 5 and Sunday the 21st from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.

When preparing to cast your ballot, the election worker will ask you in which party primary you wish to vote. You must choose Democrat or Republican. At that time the worker will mark you voter card and assign the appropriate ballot. Voters must cast ballots according to party divisions in this election. In the general election you may choose to cross party lines.

See sample ballots here.

Author: Staff Reporter

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