Only 161 cast ballots early
Mauricio Julian Cuellar, Alice Echo-News Journal
Jim Wells County saw low voter turnout during early voting for Constitutional amendments, with only 161 registered voters going to the polls.
The numbers more than doubled between week one and week two, with 47 total votes the first week of early voting, and 114 vote totals the second week.
Of the 161 total early votes, 118 were cast at the Jim Wells County Courthouse.
Another 25 votes were counted at the voting site at Orange Grove City Hall, and the City Hall in Premont counted 17 votes over the last two weeks.
There was also one federal postcard application ballot turned in from a Jim Wells County service member.
For the purposes of the Constitutional Amendment Election, Jim Wells County will have eight consolidated polling locations on Tuesday.
The consolidated sites, along with the precinct voting locations that have been consolidated, are listed below.
For more information, please call the Jim Wells County Elections Department at 668-5711
Tuesday's Polling Places:
Jim Wells County Couthouse, 200 N. Almond St., Alice
Pct. 1 - JWC Courthouse
Pct. 13 - High Rise Apartment Bldg.
Pct. 15 - Noonan Elementary
Ray's Roundup, 8086 N. Highway 281, Orange Grove,
Pct. 2 - Ray's Roundup
Pct. 18 - Guzman's Place
Premont High School, 400 S. Elaine, Premont
Pct. 4 - Premont High School
Pct. 11 - Premont Elementary School
Pct. 14 - La Gloria School
Ben Bolt Middle School, Whitney St. & 2nd, Ben Bolt
Pct. 5 - Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School
Pct. 17 - Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Middle School
Saenz Elementary School, 800 S. Johnson Street, Alice
Pct. 6 - Springfield County Building
Pct. 16 - Saenz Elementary School
Pct. 22 - Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
Schallert Elementary School, 1001 Jim Wells Street, Alice
Pct. 7 - Hillcrest Elementary School
Pct. 9 - Alice High School
Pct. 12 - Schallert Elementary School
Pct. 19 - Eggemeyer Residence
Orange Grove Intermediate School, 106 Bulldog Lane, Orange Grove
Pct. 3 - Sandia Community Hall
Pct. 8 - Orange Grove Intermediate Special Projects Building
Salazar Elementary School, 1028 Pierce Street, Alice
Pct. 10 - Mary R. Garcia Elementary School
Pct. 20 - Salazar Elementary School