Voter Registration Deadline For City Council SMD 6 Runoff Election Is TomorrowPress Release
SAN ANGELO, TEXAS -- It has been a month since the May 6 City Council elections, however, no candidate won 50 percent plus one vote in the District 6 race. The voting results showed that Steve Hampton received 39.27 percent of the vote while Billie DeWitt garnered 37.14 percent. The runoff election for the City Council’s District 6 seat is scheduled for July 8, and the winner will serve a four-year term.
For those living in District 6 who may have not voted in the initial election have a chance to cast their vote this time around. The deadline to register to vote in the runoff is tomorrow, June 7. All registered voters in District 6 will be eligible to vote in the runoff regardless of whether they participated in the May 6 election. Voters can access a map of City Council districts at cosatx.us/council. To determine which district one lives in, click the GIS map viewer on the same page.
Voter registration and ballot by mail applications are available at VoteTomGreenCounty.org or in the Tom Green County Elections Office on the first floor of the Keyes Building, 113 W. Beauregard Ave. Applications can also be obtained by mail or by calling 325-659-6541. Completed voter registration applications can be returned in person or by mail; mailed applications must be postmarked by June 7.
Citizens can also register to vote when renewing their driver’s license in person at a Texas Department of Public Safety office.
To determine if you’re eligible to vote or if you’re already registered, visit votetexas.gov/register-to-vote. Voter registration applications are also available through the link.
Early voting will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 26-30 and from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. July 3 in the Tom Green County Elections Office. Voters will have a choice of voting by paper or electronic ballot during early voting.
Completed ballot by mail applications may be mailed, scanned and e-mailed to [email protected], faxed to 325-657-9226, or delivered in person. Applications delivered in person must be received by the office no later than June 23. Applications delivered by any other manner must be received (rather than simply postmarked) by June 27. Voters who have completed an application for an annual ballot by mail need not reapply at this time. If they are unsure whether they will be mailed a ballot, they are advised to call the elections office. Only voters in SMD 6 will be mailed a ballot for the runoff election.
On Election Day, only electronic ballots will be available. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. July 8 at six locations: Southland Baptist Church, 4300 Meadow Creek Trail; Angelo Bible Church, 3506 Sherwood Way; the Texas Department of Transportation, 4502 Knickerbocker Road, Building E; San Angelo Community Medical Center, 3501 Knickerbocker Road; the West Texas Rehabilitation Center, 1925 University Drive; MHMR Services for the Concho Valley, 1501 W. Beauregard Ave.