More than 500,000 ballots cast during early voting through Oct. 27 in Tarrant County

Tarrant County voters wait in line to cast their ballot at The Rec of Grapevine on Oct. 13. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tarrant County voters wait in line to cast their ballot at The Rec of Grapevine on Oct. 13. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Tarrant County voters wait in line to cast their ballot at The Rec of Grapevine on Oct. 13. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Week three of early voting in Texas is underway, and voters in Tarrant County continue to show up to the polls in high numbers.

As of Oct. 27, more than 42% of all registered voters in Tarrant County have cast a ballot. A total of 512,434 ballots have been cast out of the total of nearly 1.2 million registered voters in the county. So far, the highest number of ballots were cast Oct. 16 with 49,835.

With one week of early voting remaining, turnout has yet to surpass that of the 2016 presidential election, when more than 47% of voters, or 515,230, cast a ballot during the early-voting period.

Historically, the 2004 presidential election represents the most recent all-time high for early-voter turnout in Tarrant County at 54.36% of registered voters.

Registered voters can still cast their ballot at any polling location within Tarrant County. Polls are open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. during early voting and on Election Day.

For more 2020 election coverage, go to www.communityimpact.com/voter-guide.


By Sandra Sadek
Sandra Sadek covers the cities of Grapevine, Southlake and Roanoke as well as Carroll ISD for Community Impact. She graduated from Texas State University where she majored in journalism and international relations. She has experience working for several local papers including the University Star, the Katy Times, and the Fort Stockton Pioneer. When she's not on the ground reporting, she enjoys a good book and a hot drink. Follow her on social media @ssadek19.


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