Early voting gets underway on Monday, Oct. 23 for the upcoming election at the elections office in Ballinger at 600 Strong Ave. The polls will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Early voting gets underway on Monday, Oct. 23 for the upcoming election at the elections office in Ballinger at 600 Strong Ave. The polls will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Extended hours will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 24 and Tuesday, Oct. 31. Early voting ends Friday, Nov. 3. Voters will be able to cast ballots for candidates from elections in Ballinger and Winters at the elections office location.

The ballot for the upcoming election on Nov. 7 includes candidates for three seats on the Ballinger Memorial Hospital Board, two seats on the Ballinger City Council, and Proposition A, in which voters will determine whether restaurants and retail outlets may serve wine beer and mixed drinks. There is one seat up for election for the Ballinger Independent School District and one seat on the Winters Independent School District Board of Trustees.

Five candidates will be running for two seats up for election on the Ballinger City Council. The election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 7. Two candidates have filed to run for the Ballinger City Council Single Member District 1 including Jason Gore and Anita Martinez. The seat is currently held by Phillip Arp, whose term limit is up. Three candidates have filed to run for Single Member District 2 currently held by Darlene Kelly whose term is up, including Amanda Collom, Rudy Galvan and Richard Morrish.

Five candidates have filed to run for three seats on the Ballinger Memorial Hospital District Board. Incumbent and Board President Mike Dankworth will be running along with Dr. Bradly Bundrant, Bill Hunter, Brenda Joyce Waterfill and Bryan Jennings.

There is one seat on the ballot for the Ballinger Independent School District Board of Trustees in the Nov. 7 election and two candidates have filed to run for the position in Single Member District 1. Incumbent Manual Galvan will face Chad McDuffee in the election. There was no opponent for the seat in Single Member District 6, so incumbent Dale Halfmann will retain the seat.

In Winters ISD there is one seat on the board of trustees up for election. Incumbent Jim LIncycomb will face Brandi Gray Jacob.

For more information or to see a sample ballot, go to www.co.runnels.tx.us.