October 26, 2022 714 PM
Early Voting takes place until Friday, November 4
Early voting in Presidio County will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through November 4 at the Marfa Visitors Center/USO Building and the Presidio County Annex Building C. Both locations will serve residents in precincts 1 through 7, or all Presidio County residents, for early voting. Polling locations will also be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 29.
Election Day voting on November 8 will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Marfa Visitor’s Center will serve residents from precincts 1 and 7. The Presidio Activity Center will serve Precinct 2 voters. The Presidio County Annex Building C will serve Precincts 3 and 4 voters. The American Legion in Presidio will serve Precinct 5 and 6 voters.
County Judge: Democrat Jose Portillo Jr. versus Republican Cinderela Guevara
County Commissioner Precinct 4: Democrat David Beebe versus Republican Garey Willbanks
County Treasurer: Democrat Frances Garcia versus Republican David Chavez
Uncontested Races: County Commissioner Precinct 2 Democrat Margarito Hernandez, Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Democrat Dina Jo Marquez, Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Democrat Juanita Urias Bishop, District/County Clerk Democrat Florcita Zubia
Marfa Independent School District bond
Voters within the boundaries of the Marfa Independent School District will also see a school bond initiative on the ballot, a $57 million proposal for a new K-12 school, career and technology addition to the high school and other district-wide improvements. The district will raise school property taxes to pay off the bond within a period of 30 years.
Early voting in Brewster County will take place at the Judge Val Clark Beard Office Complex (Old Library) 203 N 7th St., Alpine. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, October 31, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, October 27, Friday, October 28, and Tuesday, November 1, through Friday, November 4.
Remote early voting will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. November 2 and 3 at the Marathon Community Center for Precinct 3 residents, the Panther Junction Visitor Center, Big Bend National Park, for Precinct 5 residents and J.W. “Red” Pattillo Community Center, Terlingua, for Precinct 6 and 7 residents.
Election Day voting on November 8 will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Precinct 1 voters can cast their ballots at the Assembly of God Fellowship Hall, across from Alpine High School, 1802 N Hwy 118, Alpine. Precinct 2 voters can cast their ballots at the Judge Val Clark Beard Office Complex (Old Library), 203 N 7th St., Alpine. Precinct 3 voters can cast their ballots at the Marathon Community Center, 2nd and Ave E, Marathon. Precinct 4 voters can cast their ballots at the Alpine Civic Center-Council Chambers, 803 W Holland, Alpine. Precinct 5 voters can cast their ballots at the Panther Junction Visitor Center, Big Bend National Park. Precinct 6 and 7 voters can cast their ballots at the J.W. “Red” Pattillo Community Center, Terlingua. And Precinct 8 voters can cast their ballots at the Food Pantry of Alpine, 933 East Gallego Ave., Alpine.
County Judge: Democrat Oscar Cobos versus Republican Greg Hennington
County Commissioner Precinct 2: Democrat Sara Colando versus Republican Mark Chiles Justice of the Peace Precinct 2: Democrat Tim Relleva versus Republican Paul Rashott
There are also Marathon ISD School Board members up for election. All other races in Brewster County are uncontested. To view a sample ballot, visit brewstercountytx.com/vote/
Jeff Davis County
Early voting in Jeff Davis County will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until November 4 at the Jeff Davis County District and County Clerk’s office located in the county courthouse on 111 N. Front St., Fort Davis.
Election Day voting on November 8 will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Precinct 1, 2 and 3 voters will cast their ballots at the Jeff Davis County Community Center, 601 E Cemetery Road, Fort Davis, Precinct 4 voters at the Valentine Community Building, North Main and Eighth Street, Valentine, and Precinct 5 voters at the Davis Mountains Resort Baptist Church, 101 Broken Arrow Trail, Fort Davis.
County Commissioner Precinct 2: Democrat Todd Jagger versus Republican Roy Hurley
County Commissioner Precinct 4: Democrat Albert Miller versus Republican Royce Laskoskie
All other races in Jeff Davis County are uncontested, including that of Jeff Davis County Judge in which Curtis Evans, a Republican, is running to continue his role. To view a sample ballot, visit co.jeff-davis.tx.us/page/jeffdavis.Elections
This Sunday, October 30 the Jeff Davis County Democrats are hosting a “True Blue Election Countdown Party” with music, food and beverages for the public from 4 to 7 p.m. at Mountainside Inn, 400 W 4th Street, Fort Davis.