Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

February 28, 2014

Early voting set to end today

Jo Anne Embleton
Jacksonville Daily Progress

CHEROKEE COUNTY — Today is the final day for registered voters to cast a ballot before the March 4 primary, as early voting ends at 5 p.m.

Cherokee County chief deputy voter registrar Connie Quine said that typically, this final day of early voting tends to draw a higher number of voters than any of the other days during this

period.

Voters may cast their ballots at either the Cherokee County Elections Department, 138 W. 5th St. in Rusk; the Jacksonville Public Library, 502 S. Jackson St.; and Alto First Baptist Church at 235 E. San Antonio St.

Photo identification will be required for voting in person.

Approved forms of identification include a Texas state driver's license; a state personal identification card issued by DPS; a Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS; a state concealed handgun license issued by DPS; a U.S. military photo ID card; a U.S. citizenship certificate containing a person's photograph; or a current U.S. passport.

Election day for the primary is slated from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 4.