KBTX | Bryan & College Station, TX | Aggieland News

Voter Turnout Low at Start of Early Voting

Brazos Valley This Morning hosted the Bryan mayoral candidates for a forum Tuesday.  The entire event can be viewed by clicking here.

Thursday on BVTM, the College Station candidates will be live in studio to discuss their takes on the issues.

Through two days of early voting in the Twin Cities, less than one percent of each city's registered voters have turned out.

In Bryan, 322 voters have cast ballots at the Municipal Building during the early voting period, which runs until Tuesday. That's 0.9 percent of the 35,575 registered voters.

Last night during the city council meeting, City Manager David Watkins noted the low turnout, asking Bryan's voters to make it to the polls to decide a number of key races.

Four seats on the Bryan city council will be decided this election cycle, including the mayor. One school board race is also being contested.

The highest elected office in College Station is also up for grabs, along with another council seat. In that city, 354 of the city's 38,587 registered voters have cast ballots at City Hall and the school district's administration building in the first two days of early voting, also 0.9 percent.

Election Day is Saturday, May 8.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 92323944