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General election Tuesday

By: Dolores Hamilton
Early voting in the Nov. 6 general election continues to draw a large turnout, with 20,850 votes being cast through Tuesday in Wichita County.

At press time on Wednesday, 1,825 people had marked their ballots at the Iowa Park location. Today and tomorrow votes may be cast locally at the Wichita County Tax Office Substation, 400 N. Wall, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Polling places for precincts in the Iowa Park area on election day, Nov. 6, include the following:
Precinct 309 - First Baptist Family Center, 300 W. Bank, Iowa Park
Precinct 310 - Bradford Elementary School, 800 W. Texowa, Iowa Park
Precinct 106 - Kamay VFD, 8537 SH 258 W, Kamay
Precinct 412 - Cowboy Church, 2635 Haws Rd., Iowa Park
Precinct 307 - City View High School, 1600 City View Dr., Wichita Falls
The polls will be open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. on election day.

Many people may be voting a straight party ticket this year. When you vote, even if you choose the straight party one button approach, you still have options in your local elections.

A voter can move down the ballot and vote for a candidate in any race not matter what party and that vote will count. The rest of the ballot will remain the straight party vote.

This gives voters a quick and easy way to vote for the best candidate in the local elections, where voters have the opportunity to know the candidates and vote for the performance of the individual.


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