Early voting opened Nov. 23 and will continue through Nov. 25 during the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Early voting will also be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 28 and Nov. 30-Dec. 2 as well as from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 3-4. Polls will also be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on election day.
Collin County polling locations for early voting and election day will be:
• Collin College Frisco Campus, 9700 Wade Blvd.;
• Frisco Fire Station No. 8, 14700 Rolater Road; and
• The Grove at Frisco Commons, 8300 McKinney Road.
Denton County polling locations for early voting and election day will be:
• Frisco Fire Station No. 4, 4485 Cotton Gin Road;
• Frisco Fire Station No. 6, 3535 Eldorado Pkwy.; and
• Frisco Fire Station No. 7, 330 W. Stonebrook Pkwy.
The deadline for Collin County voters to apply for a ballot by mail is Nov. 27, and for Denton County residents the deadline is Nov. 25. To be eligible to vote by mail, voters must meet at least one of four requirements: being away from their county on election day and during early voting; being sick or disabled; being 65 years of age or older on election day; or being confined in jail but eligible to vote, according to the state.
Additional information on applying for a ballot by mail in Collin County is available here and in Denton County is available here.
Stricklin and Rummel received the two highest vote totals in the seven-way race for the Place 5 seat on Nov. 3. Stricklin’s nearly 27% of the votes cast and Rummel nearly 24% outpaced Ruan Meintjes, Rob Cox, Josh Meek, Ram Majji and Hava Johnston, who were the other candidates in the race.
The seat is up for election as Council Member Tim Nelson has reached his term limit for the position.
Stricklin and Rummel participated in a candidate forum hosted by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 16. Read about that forum here and watch a video of the full candidate forum here. The candidates also participated in a Q&A for all the Place 5 candidates that can be read here.