BOWIE COUNTY, Texas -- This year's general election will decide who will be Texarkana's mayor; who will serve in Place 6 on the Pleasant Grove ISD Board of Directors; and whether Hooks ISD will issue bonds worth $11.2 million.
All Texans can also vote whether to approve eight proposed amendments to the state Constitution.
Early, Election Day and absentee voting information follows.
In-person early voting will be available Monday through Friday from Oct. 18 to Oct. 29. No early voting will be available on weekends.
On Thursday, Oct. 21, and Thursday, Oct. 28, early voting hours will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Hours all other days will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bowie County Courthouse, 710 James Bowie Drive, New Boston
Southwest Center, 3222 W. Seventh St., Texarkana
Walnut Church of Christ, 2720 Moores Lane, Texarkana
ELECTION DAY VOTING
Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 2.
Locations by precinct:
1A/4E -- Goree Academic Learning Center, 3201 Lincoln Ave., Texarkana
2A/1B -- St. Paul's Missionary Baptist Church, 2921 Norris Cooley Drive, Texarkana
2B/4D/5A -- Westlawn Elementary School, 410 Westlawn Drive, Texarkana
2C -- Theron Jones Early Literacy Center 2600 W. 15th St., Texarkana
2D/4A/5B -- Texarkana College Truman Arnold Center, 2500 N. Robison Rd., Texarkana
3A -- Collins Memorial Building, 3000 Texas Blvd., Texarkana
3B -- Texarkana City Hall, 220 Texas Blvd., Texarkana
4B -- Spring Lake Park Elementary School, 4324 Ghio-Fish Blvd., Texarkana
4C -- Texas Middle School, 2100 College Drive, Texarkana
5C -- Richmond Road Baptist Church, 5805 Richmond Road, Texarkana
6A -- First Baptist Church, 3015 Moores Ln., Texarkana
6B -- Pleasant Grove Middle School, 5605 Cooks Lane, Texarkana
7 -- Wake Village City Hall, 624 Burma Road, Texarkana
8A -- Liberty-Eylau School of Success, 766 Macedonia Road, Texarkana
8B -- Eylau Methodist Church, 5214 Hwy. 59 S, Texarkana
8C -- Buchanan Baptist Church, 3635 Buchanan Loop Road, Texarkana
9 -- Nash Elementary School, 100 Burton St., Nash
10 -- Pleasant Grove Volunteer Fire Department, 3123 FM 559, Texarkana
11 -- C5 Volunteer Fire Department, 9534 W. New Boston Road, Texarkana
12 -- Red Springs Baptist Church, 1101 FM 991, Texarkana
13/30 -- Hooks High School, 401 E Ave. A, Hooks
14 -- Bowie County Courthouse, 710 James Bowie Drive, New Boston
15 -- Malta First Baptist Church, 23 Private Road 27891, DeKalb
16 -- Redwater City Hall, 120 Redwater Blvd. W, Redwater
17 -- Maud Community Center, 135 Main St., Maud
18 -- First Baptist Church, 506 S. McCoy Blvd., New Boston
19 -- Old Salem Baptist Church, 6199 FM 1840, Simms
20 -- Masonic Lodge, 101 N. Bowie St., DeKalb
21/22 -- Oak Grove Lighthouse Church, 194 FM 1326 N, DeKalb
24 -- Hubbard ISD, 3347 Hwy. 259, DeKalb
25 -- DeKalb High School, 152 SW Maple St., DeKalb
27 -- Simms Baptist Church, 105 CR 4216, Simms
28 -- Crossroads Community Center, 10650 FM 561, Simms
29 -- Wards Creek Baptist Church, 17 CR 4239, Simms
ABSENTEE VOTING BY MAIL
To be eligible to vote early by mail in Texas, you must: be 65 years or older; be sick or disabled; be out of the county on election day and during the period for early voting by personal appearance; or be confined in jail, but otherwise eligible.
Applications for absentee mail ballots must be received by the county early voting clerk by Oct. 22.
For further instructions, call the Bowie County elections administrator at 903-628-6810 or visit the Texas secretary of state's website at sos.texas.gov/elections/.
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