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The BattalionMay 4, 2024

Special election to conclude Saturday, May 7

Photo by Cassie Stricker

Early voting for midterm elections lasts until Nov. 2. Election Day is Nov. 6.


As Election Day approaches, voters have one last chance to share their voice in the May 7 special election.
The special election ballot highlights two state and two county propositions with the state proposition No. 1 looking to provide a limitation on the total ad valorem taxes for elementary and secondary education on residences for elderly and diasbled individuals. State proposition No. 2 looks to increase the residence homestead exemption from $25,000 to $40,000. Local propositions for Brazos County Districts No. 3 and 4 look to limit local and used sales taxes to not exceed 1.5%.
Voters should ensure they are equipped with a valid form of identification and are registered in Brazos County to participate in Saturday’s election, with eight polling places open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Below are a list of polling locations for May 7:

  • First Baptist Church — Bryan 

  • Brazos County Election Admin Office — Ruth McLeod Training Room

  • College Station City Hall — Bush 4141 Community Room

  • Bryan Ballroom

  • College Station Meeting and Training Facility 

  • Arena Hall 

  • Wellborn Baptist Church 

  • Texas A&M College of Medicine

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