With less than two weeks left before the big day, early votes continue this week ahead of the Nov. 3 general election.
The early voting period continues through Oct. 30, with early voting also offered in Rockwall County on Oct. 24 and 25. Early voting in Rockwall County will be available between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Royse City City Hall, 305 N. Arch St.; the Rockwall County Library, 1215 E. Yellowjacket Lane; the Heath City Hall, 200 Laurence Drive; the Fate City Hall, 1900 CD Boren Parkway.
Early voting will also be held between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Rockwall County Library only.
Early voting for the elections in Hunt County is scheduled at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center in Greenville between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays except for Oct. 29 when it will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Oct. 24 between 8 a.m. and noon and on Oct. 25 from 1-5 p.m.
Voters will be helping determine the next president of the United States, U.S. senator and U.S. representative, along with several statewide races.
Those wanting additional information can contact the Hunt County Elections Administration Office at 903-454-5467 or online at www.huntcounty.net/page/hunt.election, the Rockwall County Elections Department at 972-204-6200 or online at www.rockwallvotes.com or visit the Texas Secretary of State elections division web site at www.votetexas.gov.
• Three people, Christina Carrion, Cindi Jobe and Eric Price are vying for the Place 2 seat on the Royse City ISD Board. Bobby Summers is unopposed for the Place 1 seat on the board.
• The contest for United States Representative District 4 has Republican Pat Fallon facing Democrat Russell Foster and Libertarian Lou Antonelli vying to fill the post which was vacated when John Ratcliffe took the position of Director of National Intelligence.
• Republican John G. Browning of Rockwall will face Democratic Party nominee Craig Smith for the post of Place 6 on the Fifth Court of Appeals.
• The contest for Texas House District 2 is pitting Republican Bryan Slaton of Royse City — who defeated incumbent Rep. Dan Flynn in the GOP runoff — against Democrat Bill Brannon.
Applications for ballots by mail are due by the close of business on Oct. 23.