Early voting opens Monday, Oct. 22

by | Oct 18, 2018 | Latest

Early voting for the Nov. 6 General Election starts Monday, Oct. 22, and runs through Friday, Nov. 2.

The election features races for most statewide and county offices and a proposed $750 million in Collin County bonds.

Those wanting to vote in Farmersville will only be able to cast their ballots at a location inside the city from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 through Friday, Oct. 26 or Saturday, Oct. 27 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Farmersville City Hall, located at 205 S. Main St. Ballots can also be cast at any Collin County voting location. Other nearby early voting locations include Princeton City Hall at 123 W. Princeton Dr. and Collin College Central Park Campus at 2200 W. University Dr.

Times for early voting are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22-26, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28, and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 29-Nov. 22.

Collin County voters are asked to decide a $750 million bond issue primarily earmarked for transportation projects and not expected to raise the property tax rate. The bonds are divided into three parts, $600 million for the construction of non-tolled, high-speed highways and freeways throughout the county, $10 million for park and open space purposes and $140 million for the construction of roads throughout the county, including participation in joint county-state and county-city projects.

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