UPDATED: July 14 runoff election early voting period ends July 10

Early voting for the 2020 primary runoff and special elections begins June 29. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Early voting for the 2020 primary runoff and special elections begins June 29. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Early voting for the 2020 primary runoff and special elections begins June 29. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Updated July 10 10:08 a.m.

July 10 is the final day that registered Montgomery County voters can participate in early voting for the July 14 runoff election.

Several voting sites remain open throughout the county today, with polls set to close at 7 p.m.



Through the first nine days of early voting, more than 13,500 Republican and 4,700 Democratic ballots have been cast in the county. The proportion of Democratic voters who voted in person through July 9 is roughly equal to the number of Democratic absentee ballots cast, while more than two-thirds of Republicans have voted in person and one-third voted via absentee ballots.


On election day July 14, polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at dozens of voting sites throughout the county. More election day information may be found online through the county elections administration website, or by calling the office of Elections Administrator Suzie Harvey at 936-539-7843.

Posted June 29 11:06 a.m.

Early voting for the July 14 runoff election began June 29 in Montgomery County.

Eight early voting polling locations will remain open for all registered county voters through July 10, excluding July 3 and 4, according to the office of Elections Administrator Suzie Harvey. Harvey's office also serves as an early polling place for those with limited ballots, special forms of voting and ballot by mail.

Early voting hours will run from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. June 29-July 2, from noon-5 p.m. July 5 and from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. July 6-10.

Republican voters in Montgomery County will be able to cast votes in runoff contests for chief justice of the 9th Court of Appeals, district judge of the new 457th Judicial District, Precinct 2 constable and several precinct chairs. Democratic voters will be able to vote in runoff elections for U.S. senator and Texas railroad commissioner.

More information on early or election day voting in the runoff election for Montgomery County residents may be found here.
By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2019 and is a reporter for The Woodlands edition.


MOST RECENT

Tomball ISD board members unanimously approved the decision at a Jan. 12 board meeting. (Adriana Rezal/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tomball ISD board approves extended sick leave for district employees for COVID-19

The approval comes after certain sick leave benefits provided by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act expired Dec. 31, 2020.

The estimated number of active COVID-19 cases in Harris County has surpassed 50,000, reaching 51,362 as of the most recent data Jan. 20, according to the Harris County Public Health Department. (Community Impact staff)
Harris County coronavirus count: Active cases top 50,000

See the latest trends on COVID-19 in Harris County.

The Conroe ISD board of trustees met Jan. 19 for its regular monthly meeting. (Screenshot via Conroe ISD YouTube)
Conroe ISD board approves Caney Creek attendance boundary changes, 2021-22 calendar

Board members also approved spending for 20 replacement school buses and annual safety and security projects.




Courtesy Baja Sur Fresh-Mex and Tequila Bar
40 restaurants that opened in 2020 or are coming in 2021 in The Woodlands area

Restaurants that opened in The Woodlands area in 2020 include locations that offer a variety of cuisines from casual to fine dining.

The barbecue eatery is the second Killen's Restaurant Group venture to launch in The Woodlands area. (Courtesy Killen's Barbecue)
Killen's Barbecue opens in The Woodlands and more Houston-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.

Magnolia ISD board members approved additional paid sick leave and a $500 bonus payment to district employees in a Jan. 19 board meeting. (Adriana Rezal/Community Impact Newspaper)
Magnolia ISD staff to receive $500 COVID-19 bonus, additional paid sick leave

Magnolia ISD employees will receive additional paid sick leave and a one-time $500 bonus due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Montgomery County continues to see new daily highs in active COVID-19 case counts as hospitalizations rise. (Community Impact staff)
Montgomery County COVID-19 total case count increases to over 34,000; active case count decreases by 1,500

The total COVID-19 case count across Montgomery County has surpassed 34,000.

Zanti offers its take on carbonara pasta. ($16) (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Zanti Cucina Italiana brings authentic Italian taste to The Woodlands area in a casual environment

After taking about 2 1/2 years to select a location and design a concept, Santiago Pelaez opened Zanti Cucina Italiana to bring authentic Italian cuisine to The Woodlands area in June 2019 on Research Forest Drive.

The city of Shenandoah outlined several projects for the upcoming year. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Shenandoah announces 2021 projects including David Memorial Drive extension, water line replacement

One of the primary projects the city of Shenandoah will pursue this year will be the extension of David Memorial Drive to Hwy. 242.

Feeding Texas hosted a Jan. 19 webinar to discuss legislative highlights for the 87th Texas Legislature. (Screenshot courtesy Feeding Texas)
Food insecurity in Texas' 87th Legislature: Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas to propose legislation addressing hunger

Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas hosted a webinar Jan. 19 to discuss increasing funding and accessibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the 87th legislative session.

13 new businesses that opened in 2020 or early 2021 to check out in The Woodlands area

Tommy Bahama Home opened in January, and stores including an Amazon 4-star opened in 2020 in The Woodlands area.