Oct. 7 is the last day to register to vote

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The last day for Georgetown residents to register to vote in the Nov. 5 election is Tuesday, Oct. 7.

To register in person, go to the Williamson County Elections office in Georgetown at Inner Loop Annex, 301 S.E. Inner Loop, Ste. 104, Georgetown, according to a news release. The elections office will be open until 7 p.m. Oct. 7, the release said.

Registration forms can also be mailed to the above address if they are postmarked by the Oct. 7 deadline. Download a registration form from the Williamson County Elections page at www.wilco.org/elections. Texas Voter Registration Application forms also are available at a number of locations, including Georgetown City Hall, 113 E. Eighth St., and at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St.

For voters in the City of Georgetown, the Nov. 5 ballot includes the Williamson County Proposition A bond for road projects and the Proposition B bond for parks and recreation projects. The road projects in Proposition A include these projects in Georgetown:

  • Southwest Bypass extension from Hwy. 29 to Wolf Ranch Parkway, which would construct a roadway and include intersection improvements at Hwy. 29.
  • SE Inner Loop extension from Hwy. 29 to Sam Houston Avenue, which would construct a roadway with a bridge over SH 130.
  • Four projects in Sun City: 1) CR 245 from north of RM 2338 to Ronald Reagan Boulevard involving reconstructing and widening to four lanes, 2) Ronald Reagan at Silver Spur Boulevard turn lanes involving constructing intersection improvements, 3) Ronald Reagan at Sun City Boulevard turn lanes involving construction of intersection improvements, and, 4) Hwy. 195 northbound off-ramp at Ronald Reagan involving construction of exit ramp.

Voters in Georgetown City Council District 1 can cast ballots to determine the vacancy created when Anna Eby resigned from the council Aug. 2, the release said. The winner of the election will complete the remainder of the term ending in May 2021. Candidates running for District 1 include Mary Calixtro, Alex Fuller and Stevie Nicole Jones, per the release.

Georgetown City Council members typically serve three-year terms representing one of seven single-member districts.

Early in-person voting is Oct. 21-Nov. 1. In the early voting period, voters may cast ballots at any early voting location in Williamson County, the release said.

On Election Day, Nov. 5, voters may cast ballots at any vote center location in Williamson County. Polling places are available below and are listed at wilco.org/elections.

 

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Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.
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