Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Turnout for Mayoral Runoff Is 'Largest First Day of Early Voting in Recent Years,' Elections Officials Say

Posted By on Wed, May 29, 2019 at 10:39 AM

SANFORD NOWLIN
  • Sanford Nowlin
First-day turnout for San Antonio’s municipal runoff election was double that of the first day of early voting for the recent general election, according to numbers released by Bexar County.

"What a wonderful day..." the county's elections department posted on its Facebook page yesterday. "This makes today the largest first day of early voting in recent years in a City Election."



On Tuesday, 12,918 people cast ballots, according to the tally. That compares to 6,561 on April 22.

The runoff was scheduled because no candidate in the mayoral race or council elections for districts 2, 4 and 6 pulled in more than 50 percent of the vote. The race between Mayor Ron Nirenberg and his challenger, former District 6 councilman Greg Brockhouse, has been the most widely watched of those contests.

Early voting for the runoffs continues through Tuesday, June 4, with election day falling on Saturday, June 8.

More information about polling locations and times is available here.

Stay on top of San Antonio news and views. Sign up for our Weekly Headlines Newsletter.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 14, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation