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Election day tomorrow in general, constitutional, special elections

Early voting in the May general, constitutional and special elections within Young County ended Tuesday with a low turnout. Tomorrow is election day for two constitutional amendments and two special elections with elections for Graham ISD, Graham Regional Medical Center and Olney ISD, depending on the voting district.

Election day voting will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7. Voting locations on election day will be the Graham First United Methodist Church, 700 Third St., in Graham, Loving Volunteer Fire Department, 8891 Hwy. 114, in Loving, Newcastle City Hall, 608 Broadway St., in Newcastle, North Central Texas College Graham campus, 928 Cherry St., in Graham, and Olney Community Library, 807 W. Hamilton St., in Olney.

The county had a 5% turnout during the first week of early voting, or 674 votes out of the 11,725 registered voters within the county, according to the Young County Elections office. Early voting ended Tuesday, May 3 with 1,170 votes, or a 9% turnout from the 11,725 registered voters within the county. The deadline to register to vote in the elections was Thursday, April 7.

Entities within Young County that had seats up for election were the city of Graham, Graham ISD, Graham Regional Medical Center, city of Olney, Olney ISD, Olney Hamilton Hospital, city of Newcastle and Newcastle ISD. The first day to file for a place on the general election ballot was Wednesday, Jan. 19, and the last day to file was at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, or when the entity closed. The last day to file a declaration as a write-in candidate was Tuesday, Feb. 22.

For the full story, see the Saturday, May 7 edition of The Graham Leader.

The Graham Leader

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