Early voting to end Friday
It’s not too late to go out and vote during early voting which ends Friday, Nov. 2.
To date, 15,652 people in Orange County have voted since early voting began on Oct. 22.
The breakdown for the 15 counties released by the state are Harris County has 2,000,011 registered voters. A total of 429,006 votes have been cast in person and by mail for a total of 24.30 percent. In Dallas County 1,177,468 voters reside casting 256,828 or 23.89 percent. Tarrant County has 974,880 registered voters. Ballots cast Monday were 238,202 totalling27.33 percent. Bexar County has 918,552 voters with 25.88 percent having already cast their ballots totalling 220,125. Travis has 632,962 registered voters and 21.74 percent has voted with a total of 127,182. Collin County has cast 30.08 percent of the votes totalling 21,035 out of 131,100. El Paso boasts 383,737 voters with 15.80 percent being cast for a total of 58,484. In Denton County 27.70 percent of the votes have been cast for a total of 101,495 out of 386,742. In Fort Bend, 99,910 out of 339,694 votes have been cast totalling 31.99 percent. Hidalgo has 304,823 voters; 65,068 have been cast for 22.30 percent. 74,999 votes have been cast in Montgomery for 31.09 percent of 264,980. Williamson County has 253,440 registered voters with 26.19 percent voting for a total of 62,044. In Nueces 35,477 people have voted out of 191,960 for a total of 20.33 percent. Galveston County tops the state with 30.34 percent of the vote in with 50424 out of 185,379 tallied. Cameron County finishes off the state total of 14.49 percent with 24,935 votes cast out of 180,389 registered voters.
Early voting runs 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., through Friday, Nov. 2. with the exception of Sunday Oct. 28. The general election is Tues. November 6.
Early voting locations are the Orange Public Library located at 220 N 5th St., Orange; Bridge City Public Works Building, 220 Nitsche, Bridge City; First Baptist Church, 11540 Hwy 12, Mauriceville; and the Raymond Gould Community Center, 385 Claiborne, Vidor.