Early voting continues through Tuesday in most jurisdictions participating in the May 4 uniform election. Generally speaking, turnout is light across the state:

  • In Dallas Co., turnout is just north of 2% through the first four days. Turnout exceeds 5% in around three dozen of the 826 precincts participating in the election.
  • In Tarrant Co., almost 21K people have voted through the first four days, amounting to just under 2% turnout. Turnout exceeds 5% in about a dozen of the 695 precincts participating in the election. Less than a third of in-person voters live in Fort Worth, where all council members and the mayor are on the ballot.
  • In Bexar Co., not quite 27K people have voted in person through the first four days.
  • In Ellis Co., more than 3K people have voted early through four days – 3.1% of registered voters – for a countywide proposition and elections in nine municipalities and five school districts.
  • In Taylor Co., nearly 2K people have voted through four days with turnout being the largest, at 554 voters, today (Thursday).

HD45: Driftwood attorney Kent “Bud” Wymore established a campaign committee for a potential challenge of Rep. Erin Zwiener (D-Driftwood). He is a former chair of the Hays Co. Republican Party.

SEN: A new Change Research poll of “likely Democratic primary voters” shows U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) far ahead of the field of potential and theoretical candidates.

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