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Texas State reports 455 new ballots cast

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San Marcos voters wait in line to vote in the general election, Thursday, Oct. 15,  2020, at Live Oak Health Partners.

With three days of early voting remaining, Texas State’s campus polling location at the Performing Arts Center reported 455 new early voters and eight provisional ballots cast Oct. 27.
As of Oct. 27, a total of 5,606 voters cast ballots at the PAC since early voting began Oct. 13. Additionally, 211 provisional ballots have been cast on campus.
Provisional ballots are ballots cast when a voter’s eligibility is in question, such as when a voter has an incorrect address due to moving near the voter registration deadline. If these ballots are later considered ineligible, they will not be counted.
Hays County, after recently surpassing its total 2016 voter turnout, reported 3,493 new in-person voters and 92 new mail-in ballots, totaling 82,535 early voters since Oct. 13.
Early voting ends Oct. 30. The PAC will be open to early voters from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 26-30 and Election Day Nov. 3.
For voting locations and times in San Marcos, visit Texas State’s voter information webpage. To view approximate wait times at early voting locations in Hays County, visit the county’s current elections website. For a detailed guide to the 2020 election including COVID-19 safety, mail-in ballots and sample ballots, visit The University Star’s voter guide.

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