Early voting under way; how to find a polling place in your county

Last Updated by Mike Smith on
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Occasional lines and wait times have been reported at some polling places in Potter and Randall counties, which both have set daily turnout records as early voting continues for the Nov. 6 midterm elections.

Potter County shattered a record for the first day of early voting with 1,820 votes cast on Monday (Oct. 22). As of the end of Tuesday, more than 3,400 people in Potter County had voted early. For Potter County election information, visit the Potter County Votes webpage.

Randall County logged 3,762 voters on the first day of early voting, with more than 3,900 ballots cast on Tuesday, according to the Randall County Elections website.

Early voting can be done between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. through the early voting period, which runs through Nov. 2.

• Sample ballot for Potter County
• Sample ballots for Randall County

How to find your polling location

Whether you're voting early or waiting until Election Day, there are a couple of ways to check where you need to go to cast your ballot.

Each county has a voting clerk, usually in the county clerk's office, and here is a list of them for all 254 counties in Texas.

The Texas Secretary of State's office also maintains its "Am I Registered?" page, where voters can enter their information to verify that they are indeed registered. Clicking on the link in the "Upcoming Elections" box gives a list of polling places for early voting and Election Day itself.

 

 

Mike Smith is a digital content producer for Panhandle PBS. Contact him at mike.smith@actx.edu, on Twitter at @newsmithm and on Facebook.

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