Travis County polls are fully staffed as early voting kicks off

Travis County, Texas (KXAN) – The Travis County Clerk’s Workplace stated it staffed lots of of ballot employees as early voting started in Texas.

County Clerk Rebecca Guerrero stated growing salaries for many who wish to assist with our native elections will assist recruit election employees.

“We had been charging $20 an hour, and that truly helped lots of people contact us and wish to work for us,” Guerrero stated. “We have now a excessive variety of recruits.

Guerrero stated it was tough to foretell voter turnout, however with greater than 800,000 folks registered to vote, his workplace opened 38 early voting places. That quantity is anticipated to rise to 167 on Election Day.

“We’re all the time up for lots of votes nowadays,” Guerrero stated. “What we’ve achieved to arrange is we’ve got sufficient folks to verify these places are up and working on time and all these essential issues.”

KXAN has created an outline of what new voters must know to vote in Texas, together with eligibility, what to carry, and key dates.

Election day is scheduled for Tuesday, November 8.

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