County court approves early voting locations

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Wood County commissioners last week designated polling places for the upcoming November general election.

In Quitman, voters will cast ballots at Carroll Green Civic Center, Quitman Public Library and City Hall; Mineola polling stations will be City Hall and the Civic Center.

Golden residents will vote at the Harold Simmons Community Center and Alba voters can go to the Alba Community Center. Yantis voting will be at the Yantis Community Center there while. Winnsboro residents can vote at the Winnsboro City Auditorium. Hawkins voters will go to the Hawkins Community Center and in Holly Lake Ranch voter can cast their ballot at the Holly Lake Ranch Volunteer Fire Department.

Election Day locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The courthouse in Quitman will be available only for early voting – not at all on Election Day – from Oct. 22 through Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Commissioners also approved temporary early voting locations in Winnsboro, Hawkins, Mineola and Holly Lake Ranch.

Winnsboro’s location will be at the city auditorium on Oct. 23 and 24 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hawkins’ location will be at the Hawkins Community Center on Oct. 25 and 26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mineola’s location will be at the First United Methodist Ministries Center on Oct. 29 and 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Holly Lake Ranch location will be at the Holly Lake Ranch Volunteer Fire Department on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The court also approved a rental agreement with the City of Winnsboro for temporary branch early voting location, and a list of amended Republican Precinct Judges.

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