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Texas A&M outfielder Jace Laviolette (17) robs a home run from Florida infielder Cade Kurland (4) in the top of the ninth inning during Texas A&M’s game against Florida at the NCAA Men’s College World Series at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday, June 15, 2024. (Hannah Harrison/The Battalion)
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Special election to conclude Saturday, May 7

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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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