Williamson County reports highest early voting turnout percentage in Texas

Nearly one third of Williamson County's registered voters have turned out in the first six days of early voting. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Nearly one third of Williamson County's registered voters have turned out in the first six days of early voting. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Nearly one third of Williamson County's registered voters have turned out in the first six days of early voting. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Williamson County had the highest percentage of early voter turnout among Texas counties in the first five days of early voting, according to Williamson County Elections Department data.

As of close of polls Oct. 18, the sixth day of early voting, 123,727 or 32.82% of ballots had been cast, data shows. This accounts for 105,404 in-person votes, 16,914 mail-in votes, 222 limited ballots and 1,187 provisional ballots, it said.

Williamson County has 376,672 registered voters.

The polling locations with the highest turnout are Williamson County Jester Annex in Round Rock, which saw 8,785 voters in the first six days of early voting, and the Brushy Creek Community Center, also in Round Rock, which saw 8,728 voters in the same time period, data shows.

The county has stepped up its safety protocols to ensure safe in-person voting, including
social distancing markers; protective shields between voters and poll workers; and writing utensil sanitizers. The county has also seen a rise in mail-in ballot applications.


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Early voting began Oct. 13 and runs until Oct. 30. Election Day is Nov. 3.


Williamson County has 19 early-voting locations. Read on to 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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