Voters got an early start casting ballots Tuesday morning. According to the new live voter turnout tracker on the Williamson County Elections website, more than 18,000 people trekked to the polls on the first day of early voting.

At press time, 19,468 ballots had been cast with 276 provisional votes.

In Taylor, 1,126 people voted at city hall. Lines were out to the parking lot of city hall early Tuesday morning before polls opened to the public.

In Hutto, 1,279 people cast their ballots on the first day of early voting.

To keep track of early voting totals, visit https://www.livevoterturnout.com/williamson-nov-03-2020/index.html.

Early voting continues through Friday, Oct. 30. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. except on Sundays when they are open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Locations in east Williamson County are as follows:

· Taylor — Taylor City Hall at 400 Porter St.

· Hutto — Wilco Hutto Annex, 321 Ed Schmidt Boulevard, Suite 100.

On Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, polling locations are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Any Williamson County registered voter can vote at any of Williamson County’s 57 Vote Center locations. Here are Election Day locations in east Williamson County:

· Taylor — Main Street Events Center at 3101 North Main St. and Taylor City Hall at 400 Porter St.

· Thrall — St. John Lutheran Church at 409 S. Main St.

· Granger — First Baptist Church at 301 E. Mesquite Street.

· Hutto — Hutto Administration Building at 200 College St. and Wilco Hutto Annex at 321 Ed Schmidt Blvd, Suite 100.

To find other polling locations near you and to check wait times for early voting and Election Day voting, click here: https://www.wilco.org/votinglinetimes

Remember to bring one of the seven acceptable forms of photo ID with you when you go to vote. See forms of ID at https://www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/need-id.html.

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