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Wilson County News
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Despite four elections currently under way in the Wilson County News’ coverage area, only a minute fraction of voters have cast ballots early ahead of Election Day Nov. 5.

At the conclusion of the first week of early voting Oct. 25, Rose Pruski of the Wilson County Elections Office said just 437 of the county’s 27,808 registered voters had cast ballots by personal appearance. Voters in Wilson County are being asked to weigh in on nine proposed amendments to the state’s constitution and on the county’s proposed issuance of $8.5 million in certificates of obligation to fund projects including renovation of the historic Wilson County Courthouse.

A similar turnout was experienced in Floresville, where City Secretary Sherry Pollok -- who serves as the city’s election judge -- said the first week ended with just 104 of the city’s 3,969 registered voters casting ballots in the contest between incumbent Place 4 Councilman John W. Guerrero and challenger Paul W. Sack.

Voters in the Falls City Independent School District also have an election. They are being asked to participate in a Chapter 41 election, for which the result will determine what manner the state uses to recapture property tax proceeds. As of approximately 10:30 a.m. Oct. 28, Superintendent’s Secretary Teri Crawford said 41 of the district’s total 1,242 -- 141 of which are registered in the Wilson County portion of the district -- registered voters have cast ballots.

Early voting ends Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. For more, visit http://bit.ly/1aArWwE.
 

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