In only the first three days of early voting more than 200 county residents marked a ballot in person for the Dec. 16 property tax rollback election of the Dawson County Hospital District.
    A total of 211 early votes by personal appearance were cast this past week in the hospital district’s Tax Ratification Election, according to Sara Del Busto, executive assistant, at Medical Arts Hospital.
    Over the first three days of early voting, Del Busto said, an average of 70 voters per day marked ballots in that election. Seventy-four voters marked ballots on Wednesday, 70 on Thursday and 67 on Friday.
    Early voting officially got underway this past Wednesday morning and will continue Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., through Dec. 12. All early voting by personal appearance is being held in the Medical Arts Hospital Community Room, which is located inside the main hospital entrance, at 2200 North Bryan Avenue in Lamesa.
    On the actual election day, Saturday, Dec. 16, voting will be held at four county precinct voting locations. Those who live in Precinct 1 will vote at Lamesa City Hall, 601 South 1st Street; those who live in Precinct 2 will vote at Northridge Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 2612 North Lubbock Highway; those who live in Precinct 3 will vote at the Medical Arts Hospital Community Room, 2200 North Bryan Avenue; and those who live in Precinct 4 will vote at the Women’s Study Club, 101 Juniper Drive.
    Voting in hospital district elections is open for all eligible voters in Dawson County.


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