A small rush on the final day of early voting as 131 voters cast ballots in the Sulphur Springs City Council election for Places 1, 2, and 3. A total of 629 registered city voters cast ballots during the early voting period. Saturday is Election Day for the municipal election.
Voting Saturday will be in the second floor Conference Room at City Hall 201 North Davis Street. A handicap ramp and elevator are available to access the voting area. Hours for voting will be from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Two names on the ballot, Justin Davidson, Place 1 and Andy Lowen, Place 3, have withdrawn from the race. Any vote cast for either candidate will be discarded according to a law passed by the state legislature in a recent session.
Candidates for Place 1 are incumbent Craig Johnson and challenger Erica Armstrong. Place 2 candidates are Sara Gibson and Jimmy Lucas. Councilman Clay Walker chose not to seek reelection. Place 3 candidates are incumbent Oscar Aguilar and challenger Norman Sanders.
Election returns will be reported on KSST radio and ksstradio.com as soon as they are available Saturday evening.