It will only be a matter of weeks before voters in Hunt County join others across the state to begin casting ballots for the November general election.
The Hunt County Commissioners Court is scheduled today to take a step in preparing for the election, by ratifying the judges and alternate judges for elections for the the next two years.
Hunt County Elections Administrator Mina Cook is presenting the item before the commissioners as part of the regular agenda, starting at 10 a.m. inside the Auxiliary Courtroom, 2700 Johnson Street in Greenville.
Tuesday’s start of early voting in Hunt County for the March 4 political party primary elections saw more than 600 ballots cast, one of the busiest first days of primary early voting ever seen locally.
The total ballots received came in a little under the total from two years ago. Given that all of the contested races in Hunt County were included under the Republican Party primary ballot, it was understandable that most of the ballots were for the GOP candidates.
Early Voting begins today for the November 8thelections. Lone Oak is having an election to decide if a local sales tax to go towards the city’s streets is approved and in Wolfe City, the sale of alcoholic beverages is on the ballot.