Voter Turnout Extremely Light for May 1 Election


SAN ANGELO, TX – Officials confirmed Friday that so far only one percent of registered voters in San Angelo have cast their ballots during early voting.

According to the Tom Green County Elections Administrator, as of 9:30 a.m. on Apr. 23, only 988 ballots had been cast during early voting for the May 1 election.

During the presidential election in November 2021, the elections office reported that there were 70,055 registered voters in Tom Green County. At the end of early voting last November, there had been 27,372 ballots cast. During the presidential election, 39.07% of registered voters made it to the polls during early voting. So far during this election only 1.41% of citizens have voted.

In this election there are a number of seats up for grabs including the Mayor of San Angelo, a number of school board member seats, and two city council seats.

Early voting for the May 1 election ends on Tuesday, Apr. 27. That means there are only a few days left to vote early.

To early vote visit the elections office inside of the Keyes building in Downtown San Angelo from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, and 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. 

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Who gives a rat-a$$ about elections and voting in America anymore..... They're rigged, they cheat, they steal votes, they add bogus votes, anybody that wants to vote can vote...... The system is pure bull$hit anymore, nobody cares, whoever has the most money and most criminal will be the winners of any race..........

Why bother voting anymore?  If we learned anything last November, it's that our criminal ruling class will go to any lengths to win.

Cancel your voter registration like I did. The law allows it, and it's one less way you can get called in for jury duty.

From the Texas Elections Code:

Sec. 16.0331. CANCELLATION ON REQUEST BY VOTER. (a) A voter desiring to cancel the voter's registration must submit to the registrar a written, signed request for the cancellation. A request may not be submitted by an agent.

(b) The registrar shall cancel a voter's registration immediately on receipt of a request under Subsection (a).

(c) The registrar shall retain the request on file with the voter's registration application.

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