Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


February 28, 2014

Early voting set to end today

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


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.

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