1% of Williamson County registered voters cast ballots on first day of early voting in May 7 election

About 1% of registered voters in Williamson County cast ballots on the first day of early voting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
About 1% of registered voters in Williamson County cast ballots on the first day of early voting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

About 1% of registered voters in Williamson County cast ballots on the first day of early voting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

On April 25—the first day of early voting in the May 7 election—1,527 voters in Williamson County cast ballots in person, according to data released by the county.

An additional 2,863 mail-in ballots were received as well as seven provisional ballots, for a total of 4,397 total votes cast as of April 25—representing 1.09% of the registered voters in Williamson County.

Early voting in Williamson County for the May 7 election runs April 25-30 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and May 2-3 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Residents are able to cast ballots in a number of races, including those for some area city councils and local school districts’ boards of trustees.

Williamson County has 14 full-time early voting locations and five part-time early voting locations. Part-time early voting locations are only open April 29-30 and May 2-3.

Of the polling locations open April 25, the Cowan Creek Amenity Center in Georgetown saw the highest number of voters with 279.



By Claire Shoop

Reporter, Northwest Austin

Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition and in December 2021 moved to Austin to become the reporter for the Northwest Austin edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.