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High early-voting turnout for Wilson County


High early-voting turnout for Wilson County
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR./Reprints at wilsoncountynews.com A line builds outside the Wilson County Elections Office Oct. 26 as residents wait to cast ballots on the fifth day of early voting ahead of Election Day Nov. 6.


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Wilson County News
November 5, 2012,
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Poll workers in Wilson County report a high turnout for the 11-day early-voting period that ran from Oct. 22 to Nov. 2. Those who did not cast ballots early can do so on Election Day, Nov. 6.

In addition to federal, state, and county races, voters also are being asked to cast ballots in the city of Floresville and the Floresville Independent School District Single-Member District 1. Property owners living in a significant portion of eastern Wilson County that borders Gonzales, Guadalupe, and Karnes counties are being asked to weigh in on a proposal to create the county’s third emergency services district.

Below are the totals for the amount of voters who have cast early ballots.

Wilson County (Total registered voters: 27,766)
•Oct. 22 586
•Oct. 23 600
•Oct. 24 635
•Oct. 25 698
•Oct. 26 955
•Oct. 27 669
•Oct. 29 1,106
•Oct. 30 963
•Oct. 31 856
•Nov. 1 1,304
•Nov. 2 1,250
TOTAL BALLOTS CAST: 9,622

City of Floresville (Total registered voters: 4,082)
•Oct. 22 137
•Oct. 23 103
•Oct. 24 102
•Oct. 25 71
•Oct. 26 108
•Oct. 29 93
•Oct. 30 63
•Oct. 31 71
•Nov. 1 130
•Nov. 2 128
TOTAL BALLOTS CAST: 1,008

Floresville ISD, Single-member Place 1 (Total registered voters: 2,033)
•Oct. 22 9
•Oct. 23 10
•Oct. 24 13
•Oct. 25 23
•Oct. 26 15
•Oct. 29 18
•Oct. 30 15
•Oct. 31 14
•Nov. 1 21
•Nov. 2 17
TOTAL BALLOTS CAST: 155
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
November 7, 2012 10:35am
 
Well said Publius Valerius Publicola. My thoughts also -That is the real problem with yesterday's results. From what I have read there are at least two retirements expected soon from the bench.

 
Chopin  
La Vernia  
November 7, 2012 10:16am
 
I have had enough. No more politics...I have decided to let the sheep and lazy's have it all. America is no more!

 
Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
November 7, 2012 9:49am
 
Well if there are enough real conservatives, with guts, in the House we may be able to survive another 4 years of Obama, might I say. What the real danger is, is the fact that Obama will get to appoint another 2 or 3 Supreme ... More ›

 
Chopin  
La Vernia  
November 6, 2012 6:49pm
 
I do the same, but glad we are in the same camp and mind set, this is the last chance to save our country! Think I lost another friend last night..oh well! ..I worked 38 years without a break, raised children, cared ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 6, 2012 6:31pm
 
Chopin.....Voted for Romney. Mailed ballot in last week. While living in Wilson county for about ten years, my neighbor used to try to be the the first ones to vote early. We never were first but always in the first 10 or ... More ›

 
Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
November 6, 2012 5:46pm
 
Tick tock. Quince minutos, compadres.

 
Chopin  
La Vernia  
November 6, 2012 5:16pm
 
You know what, I never paid attention.. But if you own land in WC, then I get 50% credit for the take home test. Did not vote for the person you mentioned. Did you vote for Romney?

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
November 6, 2012 5:12pm
 
So, how may actually voted in the last mayoral election?

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 6, 2012 5:08pm
 
Chopin.....In a recent post, you stated a belief that Obama was the anti Christ. In the 2008 GOP US Senate primary, Larry Kilgore, much to my surprise garnered quite a few votes in Wilson county. Mr Kilgore wanted to institute ... More ›

 
MyOpinion  
Floresville  
November 6, 2012 1:50pm
 
Chopin, you are beyond clueless... why don't you move? Shame on you.. everyone has a right to their opinion..

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