LCS: Palo Pinto County prepares for early voting
Palo Pinto County will be hosting early voting starting in five days for the Nov. 5 Constitutional Amendment Election and some residents will also be voting on a Graford ISD bond election.
Registered voters in the Graford school district zone will have the opportunity to approve or deny the issuance of a $49,600,000 bond for a new campus by GISD and levying the tax in payment thereof. If approved, the tax rate for GISD will rise from $0.22 per $100 valuation to $1.33 per $100 valuation.
The last day to register to vote was Monday, Oct. 7. Early voting will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, through Friday, Oct. 25, and Monday, Oct. 28, through Friday, Nov. 1. On Saturday, Oct. 26, voting will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday Oct. 24 and 31, extended voting hours will run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Early voting will be at three locations in Palo Pinto County. The early voting locations are the Palo Pinto Courthouse at 425 Oak St. in Palo Pinto, the Palo Pinto Annex Building at 109 N. Oak Ave in Mineral Wells and the Graford ISD Board Room at 400 W. Division St. in Graford.
The last day to apply for ballot by mail, received not postmarked, is Friday, Oct. 25, and the last day to receive ballot by mail is Tuesday, Nov. 5 by 7 p.m.
For the rest of the story, see the Wednesday, Oct. 16 edition of The Graham Leader.