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First Day of Early Voting Sees Good Turnout

After the first day of early voting yesterday, 117 Shelby County voters cast their ballots for the March 4 Party Primary Election. Of those, 106 voted Republican. Early Voting in Shelby County is taking place at the county clerk’s office on the south-side of the Center Square. You can vote from 8 to 4:30, today through Friday, and weekend voting from 10 to 2, Sat., Feb. 22, and 12-4 on Sun Feb. 23. Next week, Feb. 24-28, the hours are 8 to 4:30.


In San Augustine County, a total of 40 voters cast their ballot yesterday. Those included 15 at election administrator Deborah Wood’s office in San Augustine. She said 4 of those were Republican, and 25 voted yesterday at the Broaddus Community Center, 22 of which were Republican. In San Augustine County, you can vote early at Ms. Woods’ office in the El Camino Justice Center from 8 to 4 today thru Friday, and 10-3 Sat. Feb. 22. Next week, Mon-Fri, voting is from 8 to 4. At the Broaddus Community Center, early voting is going on from 9 to 4 today thru Fri, and from 10-3 Sat, Feb. 22. Next week, voting will take place in Broaddus from 9 to 4, Feb. 24-28.


Early voting continues through Feb. 28.


The last day to submit an application for ballot by mail is Friday.


You're reminded you must have a photo ID in order to vote. If you don’t have a Drivers’ License or other form of photo ID, the Texas Dept. of Public Safety is issuing free Election Identification Certificates. In San Augustine County, Election Administrator Deborah Woods is also providing the free IDs.

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