Uvalde Municipal Court staff encourages residents to stop by next week in observance of Municipal Court week. The courtroom is located on the second floor of city hall, 101 E. Main St. On Monday, staff, including Judge Andrew Hagen, will be handing out popcorn to defendants who come in for court.
Despite what a friend of a friend may claim on social media, no complaints of electronically changed votes or voting difficulties have been logged in Uvalde County as of Thursday, when the early voting by personal appearance tally had climbed to 2,130. On Thursday, voters numbered 524; Wednesday, 488; Tuesday, 542; and Monday, 576.
Preparations are underway for area toy drives to ensure local children in Uvalde County receive a gift for Christmas. The Uvalde Police Officers’ Association is now accepting applications for the annual Operation Blue Santa toy drive.
by Meghann Garcia, managing editor During the first two days of early voting, which is being held this week and next at the Willie De Leon Civic Center, more than 1,118 people stood in line to cast a ballot.
On Monday, voters numbered 576, and on Tuesday, 542. Additionally, six provisional ballots were also submitted by residents whose voter registration could not be confirmed at the polling site.
Tax assessor/collector Maggie Del Toro, who oversees elections for Uvalde County, said these numbers indicate a good turnout.
“We anticipated that,” Del Toro said, adding that presidential elections typically generate more excitement for voting.