In the February 19 issue, the Pleasanton Express published samples of the Republican and Democratic ballots for the March 3 Primary Election on page 6A. These ballots were samples from two different voting boxes (Democrat from voting box 5 and Republican from voting box 2). The sample ballots listed candidates and propositions.
The candidates on the Republican and Democratic ballots will vary based on specific voter’s precinct/voting box. (The Republican propositions and the Democratic propositions will remain the same on all ballots.) Please visit the Atascosa County Elections Office website at www.atascosacounty.texas.gov/page/atascosa.Elections or stop by their office at 914 Main St. in Jourdanton for a sample ballot specific to your precinct/voting box. In total, there are 48 different ballots in the March Primary across Atascosa County: 24 for Republican and 24 for Democratic.
Here are the local candidates by precinct that will appear on ballots.
County Commissioner Pct. 1
Mark Gillespie (R) Incumbent
David Caballero (D)
County Commissioner Pct. 3
Eliseo Perez (D) Incumbent
Constable Pct. 1
Miguel “Mike” Mares (R) Incumbent
Joe Paez (R)
John Rothenbach (R)
Constable Pct. 2
Edward “Ed” Richter (R) Incumbent
Constable Pct. 3
Cregg Thompson (R) Incumbent
Albert Estrada Treviño (D)
Armando “Mando” Vidales (D)
Constable Pct. 4
William Meadows (R) Incumbent
David Douglas (R)
Rex Newman, Jr. (R)
Republican Party Chairman Pct. 5
Larry Bartek (R)
Early Voting runs through February 28, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Extended hours Feb. 20 and 27 are 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Atascosa County is a countywide voting county, meaning you can vote at any of the following polling locations during Early Voting:
- Atascosa County Election Administrator’s Office, 914 Main St., Jourdanton
- Justice of the Peace Pct. 2, 1567 FM 3175, Lytle
- Justice of the Peace Pct. 4, 744 Hwy. 281 South, Pleasanton
- EMS Bldg., 551 Broadway, Poteet
Polling locations for the Tuesday, March 3 Primary Election will be published in the February 26 issue of the Pleasanton Express. If you have any questions regarding the March Primary Election, your ballot or polling locations, please call the Elections Office at 830-769-1472.