Sunday, October 23, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search

Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

Lost: Black Angus bull, C.R. 417 and C.R. 422 area, Stockdale. 210-241-1844.
Lost Huawei phone, black phone case with stickers. Lost at LaVernia park 10-22-16 @ 7:00 and 7:30 pm. If found, call 830-216-0493, for Fred or Krista.
Our beloved Gracie is missing, Dachshund/Lab mix, microchipped, about 30 pounds, black with little white. Call with any information, 830-393-9999 or 419-250-9099.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Full-time backhoe operator with Class A CDL in Gillett, Texas, must have CDL, 2 years experience operating backhoe, and no more than 2 moving violations in the last 36 months.
Seeking individual to work in a local child-care center, paid holidays, etc., must be high school grad or GED. Apply in person at Cubs Country Childcare, 212 FM 1346 in La Vernia.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

Video Vault ›

Election Coverage

Early voting ends Friday

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
October 31, 2012 | 2,241 views | 2 comments

Wilson County residents have until Friday, Nov. 2, to vote early ahead of Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Officials from the Wilson County Elections Office report a steady turnout since early voting began Oct. 22, with an average of approximately 710 residents voting by personal appearance each day. As of 3:07 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 4,970 voters -- slightly less than 18 percent of the county’s 27,766 registered voters, had cast ballots, officials said.

In light of the heavy turnout, Wilson County Clerk Eva Martinez said her team has been working hard to ensure the election process runs as smoothly as possible.

“In La Vernia, we have been processing voters at a rate of one per minute,” Martinez said. “That is a fast pace; this is going very quickly. We begin voting at 9 a.m., but people will start getting here at about 8.”

Floresville City Hall -- which is the polling place for Floresville city and Floresville Independent School District (ISD) elections during early voting and on Election Day -- has seen slightly less activity. City election officials report that as of 2:36 p.m. Monday, 582 of the city’s total of 4,082 registered voters had cast ballots.

As for Floresville ISD, in which the seat for single-member District 1 is up for grabs, only 77 of the district’s 2,033 registered voters had cast ballots as of 2:36 p.m. Monday.

In addition to elections being held for federal, state, county, Floresville ISD, and the city of Floresville, the county also is in the midst of an election related to a proposal for its third emergency services district. Property owners living in a significant portion of eastern Wilson County that borders Gonzales, Guadalupe, and Karnes counties are deciding this race. Due to the vast land area of the proposed district, voters should check in advance to be sure of their correct polling location.

For a complete list of voting locations and times, see page 2A or visit

At left are the totals for the amount of voters who have cast early ballots. The Wilson County News will attempt to update these figures on a daily basis at

Below are the totals for the amount of voters who have cast early ballots prior to press time Monday, Oct. 29. For daily totals,

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 (as of 3:07 p.m.) 827

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 (as of 2:36 p.m.) 61

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 (as of 2:36 p.m.) 7

Your Opinions and Comments

Elaine K.  
November 1, 2012 7:59am
Remember, you may have to vote in more than one location if you are voting in the Floresville City Election, or for one of the ESDs or the school board. Please check your voting status.

October 31, 2012 8:06am
New post

Share your comment or opinion on this story!

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Election Coverage Archives

Election election coverage header
Election Voter registration header
Election voter reg-download ford
Election secretary of state voter info
Sample Ballots sample ballot header
Sample Ballots Wilson County
Sample Ballots ESD 1 La Vernia
Sample Ballots ESD 2 Eagle Creek
Sample Ballots Karnes county
Sample Ballots floresville
Election Coverage voters guides header
Election Coverage Christian voters
Election Coverage League Women
Election Coverage Liberty Institute
Texas State Rifle Assoc.
Election Coverage Citizen Link
Voncille Bielefeld homeAllstate & McBride RealtyFriesenhahn Custom WeldingTriple R DC ExpertsHeavenly Touch home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.