Williamson County breaks record with more than 33,400 ballots cast on first day of early voting

Williamson County broke a record with more than 33,400 ballots cast on the first day of early voting. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County broke a record with more than 33,400 ballots cast on the first day of early voting. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Williamson County broke a record with more than 33,400 ballots cast on the first day of early voting. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Nearly 23,000 Williamson County voters turned out to the polls on the first day of early voting ahead of the Nov. 3 elections, according to county election data.

The Williamson County Elections Department reported a total of 33,412 people had cast their ballots by Oct. 13, which correlates to a 8.97% turnout, the report said.

Of those, 22,707 voted in person while the remaining 10,705 voted via mail, limited and provisional ballots, the report said.

The 22,700 individuals who voted in person constitute the highest first day of early voting turnout the county has had in any election, Williamson County Elections Administrator Chris Davis said.

The voting location at Williamson County Jester Annex in Round Rock saw the highest turnout in the county with 1,766 in-person voters Oct. 13.


Early voting began Oct. 13 and continues through Oct. 30. Election Day is Nov. 3. Voters in Williamson County can cast ballots at any polling location in the county. For more on what is on the countywide ballot,
click here.

Williamson County has 19 early-voting locations. Find an early-voting location near you:

By 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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