Everyone has been waiting for early voting in person to start and it did Monday with a record first day. We will hopefully see a continuance of the interest expressed by the voters and have a record turnout for the election.

Two important pieces of information. This week early voting in person is only from 8 am to 5 pm. This week until Friday you may only vote at the Main Early Voting Place located at the Elections Office at 111 N. Glass.

Not until Friday will the branch voting sites open. These two sites, Inspiring Scents in Victoria Mall and the Patti Dodson Health Center in Classroom A will open at 8 am on Friday and Saturday. They will also be open the week of October 29th from 8 am to 5 pm.

Saturday we will open a branch voting site at DaCosta Volunteer Fire Department as part of the Joint Election with the Bloomington ISD. The site will open from 8 am to 5 pm. Next week we will have an early voting branch site on Monday (10/29) and Tuesday (10/30) at the Bloomington ISD Administration Building on FM 626. The site will be open from 8 am to 4 pm. On Wednesday through Friday the joint site will move to the Bloomington Fire Station on Second Street in Bloomington and be open from 8 am to 5 pm.

Those individuals who have moved to Victoria County and their voter registration is current in their previous Texas county may vote a Limited Ballot. A Limited Ballot may only be voted at the Main Early Voting Polling location. The ballot will contain races common to both Texas counties.

Those wishing to vote by mail must submit their application to vote by mail no latter than 5 pm on Tuesday, October 30th. To vote by mail you must meet at least one of the following criteria; be 65 or over by election day, have a disability which prevents you from entering the polling location, be confined in jail but not finally convicted of a felony or be absent from the county during early voting an on election day.

If you wish to vote because you are absent we must have an address outside the county where we may mail your ballot. We must also receive your request through the mail or by electronic submission and the request must have a signature.

If you need further information contact us at; elections@vctx.org, 576-0124, 111 N. Glass.