Early voting underway in Republican, Democratic primaries

FROM STAFF REPORTS

LLANO — Early voting in the primaries for the Republican and Democratic parties got underway Tuesday, Feb. 20, and continues through Friday, March 2.

Election day for the primaries is Tuesday, March 6.

In Texas, registered voters can cast their ballot in either the Democratic or Republican primaries.

In Llano County, early voting sites are the Llano County Library, 102 E. Haynie in Llano; the Kingsland Branch Library, 125 W. Polk St. in Kingsland; and the Horseshoe Bay Property Owners’ Association, 107 Twilight Lane in Horseshoe Bay.

The Llano County Library voting hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, Feb. 20-23; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24; and 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, Feb. 26-March 2.

The Kingsland Branch Library voting hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m Tuesday-Friday, Feb. 20-23; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24; and 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, Feb. 26-March 2.

At the Horseshoe Bay Property Owners’ Association, voting is 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, Feb. 20-23, and 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Feb. 26-March 2.

Burnet County has two locations for early voting: the Burnet County Courthouse, 220 S. Pierce St. in Burnet, and the Burnet County Courthouse South Annex, 810 Steve Hawkins Parkway in Marble Falls.

Early voting hours for both locations are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, Feb. 20-24, and Monday-Friday, Feb. 26-March 2.

When voting in person, individuals must present one of the following forms of identification:

• 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 handgun license issued by DPS

• U.S. military identification 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 four years before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place. If you are unable to obtain one of these forms of identification, fill out a declaration at the polls explaining why and bring one of the supporting documents. Go to VoteTexas.gov for more information.

Voters may also contact their county elections office. Go to co.llano.tx.us or call (325) 247-5425 for the Llano County Elections Office. Go to burnetcountytexas.org or call (512) 715-5288 for the Burnet County Elections Office.

editor@thepicayune.com

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