KETR Local
6:38 am
Fri October 24, 2008

Nearly 400 cast votes early in Commerce

Residents have been showing up in large numbers across Hunt County during the first week of early voting.

In Commerce, 368 individuals cast ballots Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church, the first of several mobile voting locations available for the November 4 General Election. According to Hunt County Elections Administrator Mina Cook, a total of 4,600 people, or 9% of registered voters in Hunt County have cast their vote so far.

Saturday, Brookshires in Quinlan will serve as a mobile voting station, from 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Additional stations will be set up next week at the Wolfe City Fire Station and Crossroads Mall in Greenville.

Early voting will continue at the Hunt County Voter Administration Office, 2217 Washington Street, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays through Oct. 31. Polls will be open between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Election Day. More information is available through the Hunt County Voter Administration office at 903-454-5467.

KETR will provide live election coverage on Tuesday, November 4, beginning at 7 p.m.