Early voting in Williamson County has seen a steady decline in recent years, as the county reported less than 4% of registered voters cast ballots in advance of the May 4 election.

The details

During the early voting period from April 22-30, a total of 16,713 out of 430,813 registered voters cast ballots, according to Williamson County’s unofficial early voting summary.

The majority of those voters, 14,525, voted in person. Another 2,188 voters cast their ballot by mail, while 15 provisional ballots were also turned in.
However, this year's turnout percentage for the May election is down 43% from 2023 and even more from years prior.

By comparison, Travis County reported similar early voting results, with 3.98% of 895,663 registered voters having cast a ballot.

The impact

During the election, voters will decide several city council seats, school board positions and board members of the Williamson Central Appraisal District as well as cast votes on school bonds and various charter amendments.

This is the first time voters are asked to vote for positions within county appraisal districts.

Williamson County residents still have one more chance to weigh in on May 4. Polling locations will be open on election day from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., with races occurring in:

There are also several items related to municipal utility districts located throughout the county. Williamson County residents can find a comprehensive ballot here.

At the polls

The following is a list of photo ID options voters can use at the polls in Texas:
  • Texas driver’s license
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate
  • Texas personal identification card
  • Texas handgun license issued by the Department of Public Safety
  • United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
  • United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
  • United States passport (book or card)
Find additional information and follow election results on Community Impact’s voter guide website.