Midland County seeing higher early voting turnout

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MIDLAND COUNTY, Texas (YourBasin) – Early voting is in full swing, and residents in Midland are heading to the polls in record numbers.

According to Midland County election officials, more than 3,933 people have already cast their ballot so far for the March primary. That is a significant increase compared to just four years ago when only 23-hundred residents voted early. Midland County Election Administrator, Deborah Land says she’s seeing a lot of enthusiasm this time around.

If you plan on voting early, you will not need to go to your home district to vote. Midland has vote centers, which means you can cast your ballot at any early voting location or any election day voting location.

Before you head to the polls, you will need a valid form of ID.

Valid forms of ID include:

•Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)

•Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS

•Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS

•Texas Handgun License issued by DPS

•United States Military Identification Card containing the person’s photograph

•United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person’s photograph

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March 18 2021 03:00 pm