Election Day for the May joint primary runoff elections will begin at 7 a.m. today.
The only local election is on the Republican ballot for Precinct 2 justice of the peace. Voters have the option to vote for either Matthew Stringer or Missi Walden.
Democrats only have the option of voting for Andrew White or Lupe Valdez to be the Democratic candidate for the November gubernatorial election against incumbent Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
Early voting took place Monday through Friday last week, seeing a total of 1,018 Republican votes and 279 Democratic votes in Ector County. There were a total of 1,297 votes cast during the early voting period, including mail ballots received by the county election office.
Polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on today. Voters have 13 different voting center locations in Odessa and one location in Gardendale to choose from:
- Crossroads Fellowship, 6901 Texas 191 Frontage Road.
- First Baptist Church, 709 N. Lee St.
- First Church of the Nazarene, 2223 Lyndale Drive.
- Gardendale Community Building, 4226 E. Larkspur Lane, Gardendale.
- Getsemani Church, 8431 S. Highway 385.
- MCH Primary Care-West, 6030 W. University Blvd.
- Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams St.
- Odessa Christian Faith Center; 180 Youth Building, 8928 Andrews Highway.
- Odessa College Sports Center, 201 W. University Blvd.
- PAL Center, 1015 N. County Road West.
- Salinas Community Building, 600 W. Clements St.
- Sherwood Church of Christ, 4900 N. Dixie Blvd.
- St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, 7601 N. Grandview Ave.
- Westlake Hardware, 4652 E. University Blvd.
Voters should bring their voter registration certificate and a photo ID, such as a driver’s license, with them when they go to cast their vote.