More than 11,000 Hays County residents turned out for primary early voting

Hays County saw a higher voter turnout in the 2018 primaries than in the 2014 primaries.

Hays County saw a higher voter turnout in the 2018 primaries than in the 2014 primaries.

After two weeks of early voting, Hays County officials report 11,351 residents showed up at the polls.

In addition, 2,056 mail-in ballots were received.

More Republicans than Democrats cast ballots for their respective parties over the course of the two-week period, according to data provided by the Hays County Elections Office.

Early voting began Feb. 20 and ended March 2, and Election Day is Tuesday. If you have not voted yet, click on this link to find out who is on your ballot and where to vote on Election Day.

Correction: This story has been updated to reflect the correct number of early voting totals reported. A previous version of this story included a mix of early voting ballots and mail-in ballots.
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By Marie Albiges

Marie Albiges was the editor for the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She covered San Marcos City Council, San Marcos CISD and Hays County Commissioners Court. Marie previously reported for the Central Austin edition. Marie moved to Austin from Williamsburg, Va. in 2016 and was born in France. She has since moved on from Community Impact in May 2018.


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