For the City of Wharton, it will be paying Wharton County to have an election later this year.

The Wharton County Elections Administrator is Cindy Richter. 

According to the city, Richter has been appointed early voting clerk and is authorized to appoint other deputies to serve as early voting clerks. 

According to the county, the election officials and clerks will be compensated in the following manner: The election judge for the May 2 General Election will be paid $9 per hour. The election judge will also be paid $25 for delivering the precinct records, keys to ballot box or other election equipment and unused election supplies after the election. 

The alternate judge for the election will be paid $8.50 per hour. The election clerk(s) will be paid $8.50 per hour. 

The early voting will be at the Wharton County Annex D, Suite 115, East Milam Street, in Wharton. 

The times for early voting will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 20-24; and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 27-28. 

Voters may send ballot applications and mailed ballots to the Wharton County Elections Administrator’s office at P.O. Box 390, Wharton, 77488. 

First day to file for Wharton City Council seats was Wednesday, Jan. 15 and the deadline to file is 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14 at Wharton City Hall, 120 East Caney Street, in Wharton.

Election day is Saturday, May 2 at the Wharton Civic Center.

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