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Early voting continues through Nov. 2
by Joe Baker
Nov 01, 2012 | 1548 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Early voting for the Nov. 6 general election is underway and will continue through Friday Nov. 2 at the Karnes County Offices on the Square in Karnes City. Early voting hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Local election results will be posted online at mysoutex.com on Election Night, Nov. 6, as soon as they are available, but will not be in the Nov. 7 printed newspaper due to the fact that the newspapers will have been printed before results are known.

Voters will decide many local, statewide and federal offices on the ballot.

Candidates will compete for two local positions.

Democratic candidate Herb Hancock will compete against Republican candidate Betty Yarter for the position of county attorney.

Democratic candidate Shelby Dupnik will compete against Republican candidate Gary Deskin for the position of county commissioner, precinct 1.

In addition to selection of candidates, Karnes County voters will decide a proposition issuing $7 million in bonds for the construction of a new county jail, sheriff’s office and courtroom.

Karnes City ISD voters will decide whether or not to authorize the school district to purchase attendance credits from the state and/or educate students of other school districts with local tax revenues.

Voting on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 15 different precincts at 14 different polling places across Karnes County.

Voters can only vote at the voting location (voting precinct number) in which they live. The precinct number is listed on each voter’s registration card.

Voters who do not have their card can locate their voting precinct by going to www.sos.state.tx.us and clicking on “find my polling place.”

Karnes County’s four precincts are subdivided into 15 smaller voting precincts.

Voters in Karnes County Precinct 1 will cast ballots in voting precincts 4, 9 or 11.

Voters in Karnes County Precinct 2 will cast ballots in voting precincts 2, 6, 7, 10, 12 or 13.

Voters in Karnes County Precinct 3 will cast ballots in voting precincts 1, 3, 8 or 15.

Voters in Karnes County Precinct 4 will cast ballots in voting precincts 5 or 14.

Below is a list of voting locations for each of the 15 voting precincts:

One late change for this election is that the polling location for Precinct 8 voters has been moved to the Panna Maria Hall instead of the voting location in Helena.

Precinct 1: St. Cornelius Catholic Church CCD Building. 605 E. Calvert, Karnes City.

Precinct 2: Panna Maria Hall. Panna Maria Hall. Highway 81, Panna Maria.

Precinct 3: Gillett Baptist Church. 119 County Road 280, Gillett.

Precinct 4: Kenedy City Hall. 303 W. Main, Kenedy.

Precinct 5: Runge VFW Hall. 512 E. Aransas, Runge.

Precinct 6: CCD Building. 300 FM 3191, Falls City. (Although Falls City mailing address, building actually in Cestohowa.)

Precinct 7: Falls City Diner. 207 E. Meyer St., Falls City.

Precinct 8: Panna Maria Hall. Highway 81, Panna Maria.

Precinct 9: Choate Cafeteria. 6300 Hwy. 239, Kenedy. (Although Kenedy mailing address, building actually in Choate.)

Precinct 10: Hobson Parish Hall. 358 County Road 220, Hobson.

Precinct 11: Lutheran Fellowship Hall. 590 West State Hwy. 72, Kenedy.

Precinct 12 & 13: City Hall. 314 E. Calvert, Karnes City.

Precinct 14: Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. 1 Notre Dame Plaza, Kenedy.

Precinct 15: Mexican Baptist Church. 112 W. Dailey, Kenedy.

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