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October 29, 2012

Five more days to vote early

GREENVILLE — Hunt County voters have five more days to cast their ballots early, ahead of the November 6 elections.

There will be extended early voting hours on two days this week, to help keep up with the demand shown so far.

Early voting for the November 6 general election, and a handful of other elections, will continue through Friday at the Hunt County Voter Administration Office, 2217 Washington Street in downtown Greenville.

Voting will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. today, Tuesday and Friday.

Early voting will be expanded to between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

The race to see who will be the President of the United States has incumbent President Barack Obama, the Democratic Party candidate, facing Republican Mitt Romney, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

The Texas Senate contest features Republican Ted Cruz facing Democrat Paul Sadler, Libertarian John Jay Myers and Green Party candidate David B. Collins.

Hunt County voters will also get to help decide who will be the next U.S. Representative from House District 4. The contest is between incumbent Republican Rep.Ralph Hall of Rockwall, Democrat VaLinda Hathcox of Sulphur Springs and Libertarian Party candidate Thomas Griffing of Dallas.

The race for Hunt County Commissioner Precinct 1 is between Republican Eric Evans and Democrat Jerry Minter.

Republican incumbent Constable for Precinct 1 Terry Jones will be facing Democrat Glenn Stone

And incumbent Constable for Precinct 2, Democrat Wayne “Doc” Pierce, is facing Republican Charles Adams.

Residents served by the Boles and Cumby Independent School Districts will be voting for their boards of trustees, and voters in West Tawakoni will be casting ballots for their city council.

Robert Cruthird, Linda Pitts, Laura Sweeney, Gary Pitts and Jason Monroe are vying for four, four-year terms on the Board ISD board. William Bacon is unopposed in seeking a two-year unexpired term on the board.

Four people are seeking two places on the Cumby Independent School District board of trustees. Angie Allen, Renee Seely, Tammy Giles and David Tremor are vying for the three-year terms.

Jack Schultz and Calvin Travers are competing for the post of Mayor of West Tawakoni, while Pete Yoho and Laura Beckett are in the race for Place 2 on the West Tawakoni City Council.

Carol Solomon’s name is listed as unopposed in seeking the Place 4 spot on the council. However, Solomon was removed from the council earlier this month after a Hunt County jury found her guilty of one count of official misconduct. Although Solomon is not legally able to hold the office, it was too late to remove her name from the ballot.

Those needing additional information can call the Voter Administration Office at 903-454-5467 or go online at www.huntcounty.net/VoterReg/voter.htm.

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