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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.

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