Coryell County early voting sees brisk turnout in first four days
By LYNETTE SOWELL
During the first four days of early voting in Coryell County, a total of 2,371 turned out to the polls at the Copperas Cove Early Voting Center in Cove Terrace Shopping Center.
Altogether in Coryell County, 4,675 voters have cast ballots, with 1,735 being cast in Gatesville and 569 mail-in ballots being received through Oct. 26.
The winner of the Copperas Cove city council Place 4 election in November will fill the place currently occupied by Jay Manning. Manning has served two terms. The candidates are John Hale and Edith Natividad.
For Copperas Cove city council Place 3, incumbent Shawn Alzona is running unopposed and thus will get to serve his first full three-year term of office.
For Place 5, current councilmember Dianne Yoho Campbell withdrew from the race and will continue to serve until her term ends in November. The other candidate, Copperas Cove veteran and restauranteur Manuel “Monty” Montanez, will step into the position in November.
Early voting for the Nov. 8 election goes through Friday, Nov. 4 at the Copperas Cove Early Voting Center, 508B Cove Terrace Shopping Center. This election, there are also Saturday and Sunday dates for the polls on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30.