See how voter turnout is unfolding in Montgomery County for the November 2018 midterm election

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At the close of the first day of early voting, Oct. 22, county records indicated that 20,158 Montgomery County residents had cast ballots either in person or by mail—about a 136 percent increase from the voter turnout of 8,538 experienced on the first day of early voting during the last midterm election in 2014, according to the Texas Secretary of State.

The South County Community Building in The Woodlands overwhelmingly saw the most voters on the first day of early voting with 3,143 voters, while the East County Courthouse Annex in New Caney saw the least with 1,157 voters, according to county records.

See how voter turnout compares at polling locations across the county here:

Voter turnout counts updated as of Nov. 2.

North Montgomery County Community Center (Willis): 10,312
Magnolia Community Building (Magnolia): 13,837
South County Community Building (The Woodlands): 38,645
East County Courthouse Annex (New Caney): 14,320
Lone Star Community Center (Montgomery): 14,027
George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library (The Woodlands): 16,838
Lee G. Alworth Building-Montgomery County Administration Building Annex (Conroe): 15,965

*Limited: 768
Ballot by mail: 13,414

Total: 138,126

*According to the Texas Secretary of State, a registered voter who has moved from the county in which he or she is registered to a new county of residence in Texas, and who will not be registered to vote in the new county on or before Election Day, may be eligible to vote a limited ballot. A limited ballot only includes statewide races and any district offices that are in common between the voter’s former and current counties of residence. For more information about limited ballots, click here.

During the last midterm election, in November 2014, Montgomery County had a total voter turnout of 105,998 out of 281,544 total registered voters—or 37.65 percent, according to county records. During the last presidential election, November 2016, Montgomery County had a total voter turnout of 208,310 out of 313,858 total registered voters—or 66.37 percent, according to county records.

To see how voter registration in Montgomery County has changed over time, click here.

Early voting runs Oct. 22-26 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 27 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Oct. 28 from noon-5 p.m. and Oct. 29-Nov. 2 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. During early voting, registered voters in Montgomery County can vote at any of the following early voting polling locations countywide.

Election Day is Nov. 6, and polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. On Election Day, registered voters must vote at their precinct’s assigned polling location. To view a list of Election Day polling locations, click here.

For more information about voting in Montgomery County, call 936-539-7843 or click here. To keep up with election coverage from Community Impact Newspaper, visit www.communityimpact.com/vote.

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Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.
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