Beer and wine election approved
The Ellis County Press
ELLIS COUNTY- Palmer will soon have the option to vote for the legal sale of beer and wine.
Election Administrator Jane Anderson’s certification of qualified signatures on a Local Option Petition submitted for the city of Palmer pursued the Ellis County Commissioners to order an election be held in the city of Palmer "TO LEGALIZE THE SALE OF BEER AND WINE" on November 2, the next uniform election date during their rescheduled commissioners court meeting Thursday, July 15.
The city of Palmer will be responsible for the election cost.
"If they have followed all the proper channels, then we have no choice but to approve this item, said Commissioner Ron Brown, Pct. 4.
Commissioners also approved the polling locations for the Tuesday, Nov. 2, general election as well as the early voting locations and schedule.
Polling locations will be as follows:
Pct. 101 & 102, Midlothian Church of Christ
Pct. 103, First Baptist Church of Ovilla
Pct. 104 & 110, Acorn Building/Old Junior High, Red Oak
Pct. 105 & 140, Eastridge Elementary, Red Oak
Pct. 106 & 143, Ferris ISD Administration Building
Pct. 107 & 142, Midlothian Conference Center
Pct. 108, Creekside Church of Christ, Midlothian
Pct. 109, Red Oak City Hall
Pct. 111 & 136, Waxahachie Bible Church
Pct. 112 & 118, Church of Christ, Maypearl
Pct. 113 & 115, Graham Street Church of Christ, Waxahachie
Pct. 114, First Baptist Church/Epton Hall, Waxahachie
Pct. 116 & 128, Fundamental Baptist Church, Palmer
Pct. 117, Bristol Community Center
Pct. 119, Buffalo Creek Baptist Church, Waxahachie
Pct. 120 & 145, Farley Street Baptist Church, Waxahachie
Pct. 121 & 127, Refiner’s Fire Ministries, Ennis
Pct. 122, Church of Christ on Country Club Road, Ennis
Pct. 123 & 141, Bright Morning Star Baptist Church, Ennis
Pct. 124 & 126, Trinity United Methodist Church, Ennis
Pct. 125, Ellis County Sub-Courthouse in Ennis
Pct. 129 & 139, Park Meadows Baptist Church, Waxahachie
Pct. 130, Milford Community Center
Pct. 131, Italy City Council Chamber
Pct. 132, Avalon High School
Pct. 133, Bardwell Community Center
Pct. 134, First United Methodist Church, Waxahachie
Pct. 135, Ferris Heights Methodist Church, Waxahachie
Pct. 137, Longbranch Community Church, Midlothian
Pct. 138, Oak Leaf City Hall
Pct. 144, Living Hope Church of the Nazarene, Waxahachie
Early voting for both the General Election and the Local Option Election will begin on Monday, Oct. 18 and continue through Friday, Oct. 29.
Locations for early voting will be the Elections Office in Waxahachie, the Ellis County Sub-Courthouse located in Ennis, the Midlothian Conference Center, and the Acorn Building in Red Oak.
For specific hours of operation at each location, visit the county Web site at www.co.ellis.tx.us.