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Election Time: Early Voting For Municipal Elections Begins, Voter Registration Ends

Early voting starts today for the May 10 municipal elections in cities across Central Texas.

Voters in Bee Cave, Manor, New Braunfels, Round Rock and West Lake Hills are choosing mayors and city council members. Several school districts are also holding bond elections. 

Early voting continues through Tuesday, May 6. Election Day for the municipal elections is Saturday, May 10. A valid photo identification is required to vote in person.

Those without an accepted form of ID can obtain an Election Identification Certificate or EIC. They are available at Texas driver license offices during regular business hours and at select locations on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. A list of EIC mobile station locations is availablehere.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says about 250 EICs have been issued across the state since June 2013.

Today is also the last day to register to vote in the May 27 Primary Runoff Election. Registration can be done online, in person or by mail – ballots mailed in need to be postmarked with today's date (or an earlier date).

Here are some links for voting locations by county:

Travis County

Williamson County

Hays County

Bastrop County

Burnet County

For more 2014 election dates and information, visit the  Secretary of State website

Laura first joined the KUT team in April 2012. She now works for the statewide program Texas Standard as a reporter and producer. Laura came to KUT from the world of television news. She has worn many different hats as an anchor, reporter and producer at TV stations in Austin, Amarillo and Toledo, OH. Laura is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, a triathlete and enjoys travel, film and a good beer. She enjoys spending time with her husband and pets.
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