Early Voting in Comal Begins Oct. 22
Early voting for the Nov. 6 midterm elections begins Monday, Oct. 22 at locations throughout Comal County, County.
Early voting for the Nov. 6 midterm elections begins Monday, Oct. 22 at locations throughout Comal County, County Elections Coordinator Cynthia Jacqua announced in a press release today.
Registered voters in Comal County can cast their ballots at any of the following six locations during the early voting period, which ends Nov. 2. Except where noted below, polling places will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22-26; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, and Monday-Friday, Oct. 29-Nov. 2; and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28.
- Garden Ridge City Hall, 9400 Municipal Parkway, Garden Ridge, where polling will close at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, and Thursday, Oct. 25;
- Comal County Elections Center, 396 N. Seguin Ave., New Braunfels;
- Comal County Bulverde Annex, 30470 Cougar Bend, Bulverde;
- Bulverde Spring Branch Fire & EMS, 353 Rodeo Drive, Spring Branch; and
- Mountain Valley Middle School, 1165 Sattler Road, Canyon Lake.
State law requires that all voters bring an approved photo ID to vote. Voters who lack an approved photo ID can still cast a ballot if they bring an alternate form of identification, such as a utility bill, and sign an affidavit at the polling place. A list of approved and alternate IDs allowed at the polls is available on the Texas Secretary of State’s website, votetexas.gov.
Contested races on the ballot include county clerk; Precinct 2 and Precinct 4 county commissioner; numerous state races including governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general; seats in the state Senate and House of Representatives; U.S. senator; and U.S. House districts 21 and 35.
By the close of the voter-registration period Oct. 9, more than 100,300 Comal County residents had registered to vote, with additional registrations trickling in via mail in subsequent days.
Sample ballots, voting-precinct maps, and Election Day polling locations can be found at the Comal County elections webpage, votecomal.com.