DATA: More than 13,000 Denton County residents cast ballots in first week of early voting

According to the Denton County Elections Office, 13,394 county residents cast ballots in the first week early voting from June 29-July 5. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
According to the Denton County Elections Office, 13,394 county residents cast ballots in the first week early voting from June 29-July 5. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

According to the Denton County Elections Office, 13,394 county residents cast ballots in the first week early voting from June 29-July 5. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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 the Denton County Elections Office, 13,394 county residents cast ballots in the first week early voting from June 29-July 5. About 57% of those voters were Democrats, and about 43% 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, Denton County residents can cast ballots at any early voting center through July 10. Election day is July 14.


As of July 8, 11,940 votes have been cast in person, and 7,454 mail-in ballots have been received.

Click here or visit www.votedenton.com to find sample ballots, early voting schedules and information voters should bring to the polls.

Danica Lloyd contributed to this report.
By Liesbeth Powers
Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano and Richardson, including Plano City Council and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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