DATA: More than 57,000 Tarrant County residents have cast ballots during early voting
According to Tarrant County election officials, 57,534 county residents cast ballots in the first nine days of early voting. (Courtesy Pexels)
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Early voting for the primary runoff election began June 29 in Texas after Gov. Greg Abbott postponed the original May date due to the coronavirus pandemic.
According to Tarrant County election officials, 57,534 county residents cast ballots in the first nine days of early voting as of July 9. About 69.18% of those voters were Democrats, and 28.36% were Republicans, according to county data.
Although the deadlines to register to vote in this election and to apply for an absentee ballot have passed, Tarrant County residents can cast ballots at any early voting center through July 10. Election day is July 14.
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.
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