BALLINGER - Early voting started Monday for the upcoming election at the elections office in Ballinger at 600 Strong Ave. A total of 17 ballots were cast on the first day.

BALLINGER - Early voting started Monday for the upcoming election at the elections office in Ballinger at 600 Strong Ave. A total of 17 ballots were cast on the first day.

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.

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