Early voters in Collin County cast more than 30,000 runoff ballots

Election day is July 14. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Election day is July 14. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Election day is July 14. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)


More than 30,000 early votes were cast in Collin County heading into the July 14 primary runoff election.

This represents a nearly 68% increase from the 18,344 early votes cast in the June 2019 primary runoff.

Early voting began June 29 in Texas after Gov. Greg Abbott postponed the original May date due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the county’s elections office, 24,710 registered voters cast ballots in-person, while 6,117 voted by mail.

Races on the Democratic ballot include U.S. senator, U.S. representative for District 3, state railroad commissioner and state representative for District 67.

The only race on the Republican ballot is for 401st district judge.


The primary election runoff is July 14. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Residents can find a list of polling locations here.
By Makenzie Plusnick
Makenzie graduated from Tarleton State University in 2019 with a degree in communications. While in school, she interned at the Weatherford Democrat and was editor of Texan News Service, a news outlet at Tarleton. She enjoys true crime podcasts, riding horses, and spending time with her dog.


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