I voted

The first week of early voting resulted in 491 ballots cast, according to the Palo Pinto County Elections Office.

Through Friday, elections officials reported 431 ballots cast in the City of Mineral Wells and 60 in the county.

Early voting continues this week ahead of the Tuesday, Nov. 7 election date.

In Mineral Wells, voters will find the three separate City of Mineral Wells capital improvement bond propositions to repair a list of streets, purchase the Bank of America Building and convert it into a new City Hall, and upgrading the main water line running from about West City Park west to Indian Creek Road.

Also on Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County voters’ ballots is the Emergency Services District No. 1 referendum asking voters county-wide to approve levying a sales and use tax of up to 1.5 percent in the rural portions of the county outside Mineral Wells and ESD No. 2 to help fund rural 911 EMS service. Ballots also include seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution.

Registered and eligible voters in Mineral Wells and across Palo Pinto County can vote early through Friday at either the Palo Pinto County Elections Office, 435 Oak St. in Palo Pinto, or at the county’s annex in downtown Mineral Wells, 109 N. Oak Ave.

The remaining early voting dates and times are:

Palo Pinto County Elections Office

Tuesday-Friday – 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Extended Hours

Tuesday, Oct. 31 – 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 2 – 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Mineral Wells Annex Building

Tuesday-Friday – 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Extended Hours

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

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