There have been nearly 400 votes cast for the 2019 Special Election of constitutional amendments, according to information provided by the Wharton County Election’s Office.
The only places to vote in Wharton County are in El Campo and Wharton.
There were 375 votes cast at the polls in the first six days of early voting. El Campo has turned out 204 votes and Wharton 171. There were three days when there were more than 70 votes cast, including the high 76 on Friday, Oct. 25.
At press time, votes were not turned in for Oct. 29. There are three days left in early voting.
According to the county’s Elections Office headed by Clerk Cindy Richter, there are two locations for early voting. In Wharton, it is the Wharton County Annex D Building’s Classroom 116. In El Campo, it is the county library’s mayor’s room.
Early voting hours are Wednesday, Oct. 30 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and Thursday, Oct. 31 and Friday, Nov. 1 (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.).
There will be more voting centers during the Tuesday, Nov. 5 special election. They are in Wharton (Wharton Civic Center’s Duncan Auditorium), Boling (Boling Volunteer Fire Department station), East Bernard (county library), Hillje (St. Andrew’s Parish Hall), and El Campo (county library and St. Robert’s Catholic Church).
Voting on Nov. 5 is from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and voters may cast their ballots anywhere in the county.