Early voting begins Oct. 23
By 10/19/2006 00:00:00
The Ellis County Press
ELLIS COUNTY - Election session is upon us again.
Early voting was scheduled to begin Monday, Oct. 23 and last until Friday, Nov. 3.
This year's general election was scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 7
Ellis County residents could vote from 7 a.m.- 6 p.m. at the elections and voter registration office at 217 S. Rogers St in Waxahachie.
Voters could also cast baloffice at 217 S. Rogers St in Waxahachie.
Voters could also cast ballots from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Ennis Sub-courthouse at 116 W. Ennis Avenue, the Midlothian Conference Center at 1 Community Circle, or the Ovilla City Hall at 105 Cockrell Hill Road in Ovilla.
On Saturday, Oct. 28 ballots could be cast at the same locations, however the election office would be open until 7 p.m. and the three other offices would be open from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ballots could only be cast at Ovilla City Hall until Saturday, Oct. 28.
Ballots could only be cast at one location on Sunday, Oct. 29 - the elections and voter registration office in Waxahachie from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Starting Monday, Oct. 30 through Friday, Nov. 3 ballots could be cast from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the county tax office in Red Oak on the third floor of the old Red Oak Junior High School at 101 Live Oak St. suite 202.
The other voting locations in Ellis County would remain the same.
Dallas County voters can cast their ballots early at any of the 34 early voting locations which could be found online at www.dalcoe lections.org.
Voting times in Dallas were scheduled as follows: Monday through Friday Oct. 23-27 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 28 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 29 from 1-6 p.m. and Monday through Friday Oct. 30-Nov. 3 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wilmer and Hutchins could cast ballots locally at the Lancaster Independent School Board District Administration Building, 422 S. Central Avenue, Lancaster Recreation Center, 1700 Veterans Memorial Parkway or in Wilmer at the Community Center, 101 Davidson Plaza.
Glenn Heights residents could vote at the Glenn Heights City Hall, 1938 S. Hampton Road.
In Ellis County races, County Judge Republican Chad Adams faces opposition this election from Waxahachie City Councilman Chuck Beatty. Current Ellis County Assistant District Attorney Cindy Hellstern, a democrat, was looking to unseat County Court at Law No. 2 Gene Calvert, a republican.
More election coverage and candidate coverage would be featured in future articles of The Ellis County Press.