DATA: More than 20,000 Collin County residents cast ballots in the first week of early voting

Early voting is underway in Collin County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Early voting is underway in Collin County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Early voting is underway in Collin County. (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 Collin County Elections Office, 20,596 county residents cast ballots in the first week of early voting as of July 5. About 73% of those voters were Democrats, and about 27% 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, Collin County residents can cast ballots at any early voting center through July 10. Election day is July 14.

As of July 7, 15,423 votes had been cast in person, and 5,173 mail-in ballots were received.

Click here or visit www.collincountytx.gov/elections/election_information to find sample ballots, early voting schedules and information voters should bring to the polls.

Additional reporting by Danica Lloyd
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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