GUIDE: 5 things Cedar Park, Leander voters should know before early voting

Early voting runs April 19-27. Election day is May 1. (Courtesy Unsplash)
Early voting runs April 19-27. Election day is May 1. (Courtesy Unsplash)

Early voting runs April 19-27. Election day is May 1. (Courtesy Unsplash)

Early voting runs April 19-27. Here are five things voters in Cedar Park and Leander need to know before heading to the polls.

1. What is on the ballot

Several seats on the Cedar Park City Council and Leander City Council will be on the May 1 ballot.

Cedar Park voters will also see five propositions related to the city charter on their ballot. Read more about the city charter amendments here, and read ballot language here.

Williamson County voters can find their personal ballot here. Travis County voters can find their personal ballot here.

Cedar Park City Council

  • Place 1: Jim Penniman-Morin, Dorian Chavez

  • Place 3: Anne K. Duffy (incumbent), Claudia Chavez

  • Place 5: Kevin Harris, Collin Klein

Leander City Council

  • Mayor: Troy Hill (incumbent), Christine Sederquist

  • Place 2: Annette Sponseller (incumbent), Esmeralda Traube, Mike Sanders

  • Place 4: Donnie Mahan, Nacole Thompson

  • Place 6: Marci Cannon (incumbent), Becki Ross

2. Early-voting locations

Cedar Park voters can vote at any polling location within their county of residence. All Leander voters, including Travis County residents, will vote at Williamson County polls. There are 15 early-voting sites in Williamson County and 18 early-voting locations in Travis County.

3. Mail-in voting information

April 20 is the last day to register to vote by mail. Eligible voters can return their ballots by mail or at the Williamson County drop-off location at 301 SE Inner Loop, Georgetown, and at the Travis County drop-off location at 5501 Airport Blvd., Austin. Mailed ballots must be postmarked by May 1.

4. Dates and times for early voting

Williamson County polls will be open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. April 19-24 and 7 a.m.-7 p.m. April 26-27.

Travis County polls will be open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. April 19-24 and 26-27 and from noon-6 p.m. April 25.

5. Election day information

Are you planning to vote on May 1? Polling locations change from early voting to election day in both counties. Polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on election day.

Find Williamson County election day sites here and Travis County sites here.

Note: This article has been updated to clarify that all Leander voters will vote in Williamson County regardless of county residence.
By Taylor Girtman
After interning with Community Impact Newspaper in 2019, Taylor Girtman became a reporter for the Cedar Park and Leander edition in February 2020.


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