San Antonio Is On Track To Hit 100,000 In-Person Early Votes This Week
With two days of early voting completed, the Bexar County Elections Department has reported 70,003 in-person ballots as of Wednesday night. This doesn't include mail-in ballots, which as of Monday totaled about 41,000.
The AT&T Center, the John Igo Library and the Great Northwest Library have had the largest turnout respectively. Voters can vote at any of the 48 polling locations during early voting, and also at any of the 302 sites on Election Day.
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Bexar County saw long lines at many polling sites yesterday. Some people waited 5-8 hours to vote.
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Bexar County has also seen an influx in mail-in ballots in the first few days of early voting. The county's Elections Administrator Jacque Callanen said the U.S. Postal System is doing a good job of returning completed mail-in ballots and that more than half of the 100,000 mailed out forms so far have already been returned.
If voters want to drop off their ballots themselves, they can do so at the Elections Department — 1103 South Frio.
Callanen said around 200 voters a day are now delivering mail-in ballots themselves.
Voters who received a mail-in ballot, but now want to vote in person must bring their mail-in ballot with them to their polling location and sign a chain of custody form before they vote. She said 1,300 voters did so on Wednesday.
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