Head to the polls for early voting Feb. 18-28 (and don’t forget your photo ID)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

BURNET — The polls are open for the March primaries as early voting begins Feb. 18 and continues through Feb. 28.

Early voting is just that: a chance to vote early in the upcoming March 4 Democratic and Republican party primaries. Voters get to chose which candidates head for the November general election. See a list of candidates running for office here.

In Burnet County, voters can select between two early polling locations:

  • Burnet County, 220 S. Pierce St. in Burnet
  • Marble Falls Courthouse South Annex, 810 Steve Hawkins Parkway in Marble Falls.

The early voting hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 18-Feb. 21 and Feb. 24-Feb. 28. Early voting also is 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 22, a Saturday.

In Llano County, voters can chose among three locations for early voting:

  • Llano County Library, 102 E. Haynie in Llano; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Kingsland Branch Library, 125 W. Polk in Kingsland; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Horseshoe Bay POA, 107 Twilight in Horseshoe Bay.; 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

The Llano County early-voting polls are open Monday-Friday only.

Election officials also are remind residents that photo identification is required for Texas elections. Accepted forms include:

  • Texas driver’s license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  • Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
  • Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
  • U.S. military identification card containing your photograph
  • U.S. citizenship certificate containing your photograph
  • U.S. passport

With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 60 days before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place.

Llano County residents may contact the county election office at (325) 247-5425, and Burnet County residents should call their election office at (512) 715-5288 for more information. Voters also can go to VoteTexas.gov for more.

editor@thepicayune.com