Williamson County Elections officials want all registered voters to be “vote ready” for the Nov. 3 election. This means reviewing your ballot, making a plan for when and where to vote, and bringing your identification.

Sample ballots are available now on the Elections website at https://apps.wilco.org/elections/default.aspx. Voters can mark their paper sample ballot to take into the polling location. Mobile phones cannot be brought out and used to review or check information while in the polling location.

Early voting begins Tuesday, Oct.13, and runs 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.

For those who have requested Ballot by Mail, the Williamson County Elections Department has begun mailing out those ballots. The deadline to apply is Friday, October 23, 2020. To apply, go to https://www.wilco.org/Departments/Elections/Voting-By-Mail. Ballots may be returned by mail, contract carrier or voters may hand deliver only their own marked mail ballot to the Elections Department, 301 S.E. Inner Loop, Georgetown, TX 78626, during regular business hours and extended hours during early voting and on Election Day. Photo ID laws are applicable to all voters that hand deliver their ballots and voters hand delivering a mail ballot must also sign a roster. Ballots may be hand-delivered as soon as it has been received and voted. Voters can track the status of their ballot at https://www.wilco.org/BBMstatus.

Safety protocols will be followed in all voting locations. Poll workers will be required to wear a face covering, and voters are strongly encouraged to wear them as well. Distancing of equipment and those standing in line will be used to avoid people standing closer than 6 feet to one another. Hand sanitizer will be available to use. Equipment will be wiped down regularly. To watch a video on all safety precautions that will be in place, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgnhLaX8Eug

All voting information is available on the Elections website at http://www.wilco.org/elections. The Elections phone line will be answered during business hours for additional questions at 512-943-1630.

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