By JACOB LOPEZ
Results for the first four days of early voting are in.
The San Benito Community Building reported 761 early voters between Monday, Oct. 20 and Thursday, Oct. 23.
Riverside Middle School saw 14 voters in those four days, all of whom showed up Thursday.
The Los Fresnos Community Building had 351 voters during that same timeframe.
Meanwhile, the Rio Hondo Cameron County Annex Building saw 213 voters.
Current numbers were not available as of presstime Friday, but as of 5:30 p.m., the Cameron County Elections Office reported “over 1,400” combined voters that day. That number includes all 21 polling locations in Cameron County.
Those wanting to cast their vote can still do so at the San Benito Community Building on 210 E. Heywood from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. The polling location will also be open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 through Friday, Oct. 31.
The Los Fresnos Community Building on 204 N. Brazil will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. This location will also be open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 through Friday, Oct. 31.
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Running for Governor are Greg Abbot, R; Wendy R. Davis, D; Kathie Glass, L; and Brandon Parmer, G.
Running for United States Representative, District 34 are Larry S. Smith, R; incumbent Filemon B. Vela, D; and Ryan Rowley, L.
Vying for Cameron County Constable, Precinct 3 are Roel Cavazos, R, son of the late constable Joe Cavazos; and Robert Lopez, D. The position is currently held by interim constable Ronald Cavazos, Roel’s brother.
In the running for Cameron County Judge are incumbent Carlos Cascos, R; and Joe G. Rivera, D.
Uncontested for State Board of Education, District 2 is Democrat Ruben Cortez Jr.
Janet L. Leal, D, is unopposed for District Judge, 103rd Judicial District.
Democrat Benjamin Euresti Jr. is unopposed for District Judge, 107th Judicial District.
Migdalia López, D, is running unopposed for District Judge, 197th Judicial District.
Running for District Judge, 197th Judicial District are Oscar X. Garcia, R; and Juan A. Magallanes, D.
Running against each other for Board Trustee No. 3 for the Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District (LFCISD) are Reynaldo Farias and Juan Sierra.
Running unopposed for Board Trustee No. 3 at LFCISD is Jesus “Toy” Amaya.
Uncontested candidates are:
- Judge, County Court at Law No. 1, Arturo “Art” McDonald, Jr., D;
- Judge, County Court at Law No. 2, Laura L. Betancourt, D;
- Judge, County Court at Law No. 3, David Gonzales III, D.
Also up for vote is Proposition 1: “The constitutional amendment providing for the use and dilation of certain money transferred to the state highway fund to assist in the completion of transportation construction, maintenance and rehabilitation projects, not to include toll roads.”