Update: Nearly 54,000 Tarrant County residents voted early for May elections


Updated at 10:32 a.m. May 1

The early voting period for the May 4 elections ended April 30, and Tarrant County reports that it has received 53,879 ballots, combining those cast in person and those mailed in. This is an increase from last year’s May election, which saw a combined total of 41,457 votes during the early voting period.

This year, about 49,134 Tarrant County residents appeared at the polls in person, according to the county. A total of 8,503 voters showed up to the three polling stations located in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake.

About 1.1 million registered voters live in Tarrant County, according to 2019 elections data. Polls are open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on election day, May 4. Residents should consult their voters registration card to find their precinct number and use it to find their specific polling location.

Originally posted at 7:47 p.m. April 23

April 22 marked the first day of early voting for the May 4 elections, and 4,485 Tarrant County residents showed up to the polls, according to county elections data. The county has also received 2,673 mail-in ballots from March 27-April 22.

Voters can go to any location in the county to cast their ballots during the early voting period, but they will have to go to a polling station specific to their precincts on election day, Tarrant County Elections Administrator Stacey Behymer said in an email.

The three polling locations in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake saw a total of 925 voters by the end of the first day of early voting, according to the county.

The following interactive chart shows how many votes were cast on April 22 at three polling locations.

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Renee Yan
Renee Yan graduated May 2017 from the University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in journalism, joining Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July.
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