Be Sure to Vote in Local Elections If Eligible

Local elections on Saturday, May 1, 2021 in Kerr and Gillespie Counties are very important opportunities to exercise the right to vote and make a difference in nonpartisan contests. Early voting began on Monday, April 19 and concludes on Tuesday, April 27.

Municipalities in Kerr County are holding elections. Place 1 on the Kerrville City Council is a contested race. In Ingram, there are two positions at large that are contested.

Both the Fredericksburg City Council and the Fredericksburg ISD School Board are holding contested elections.

Bandera County does not have any elections scheduled for May 2021. They will have Bandera ISD School Board and City of Bandera elections in November 2021.

Voters can go to votetexas.gov to check their voter registration and their eligibility to vote in certain local elections. The website also provides information about polling locations, dates and times for Early Voting and Election Day Voting.

The current Texas Voter Registration card is an orange color and the right hand side of the card lists the eligible elections for the voter per their residential address.  League of Women Voters – Hill Country Texas has candidate information with League questions and candidate answers available at the League website: VOTE411.org. Voter guides to the elections listed above are also available at www.lwvhillcountrytexas.org. 

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