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Final Election Day Push

Many people in Texoma spent Monday preparing for the 2014 November Elections. Volunteers fanned out across Wichita County to get polling locations equipped and ready for Texas voters. However, there are some changes that Texoma voters need to be ready for. Voting box numbers have changed in some area precinct polling location in Wichita County. Due to the closure of the Sam Houston school polling location, area voting box numbers were forced to change. 

“Make sure you check your precinct polling numbers,” said Lori Bohannon, Wichita County Clerk. “ It's on your voter ID card, or they can call us.” 

When you head to the polls November 4th you also need to be ready for new voter ID restrictions. You must carry one of seven different government issued identification:T


    A Texas Driver's License issued by DPS
    A  Texas personal ID card issued by DPS.
    A Texas Concealed handgun license issued by DPS
    US military ID card showing your photo
    US citizenship certificate showing your photo
    US passport book or card
    Election ID Certificate (EIC) issued by DPS

Head to http://www.co.wichita.tx.us/County_Clerk/elections.html for more Election Day information and precinct maps. 


Wichita County political party's were also hard at work. Making one final push in an attempt to draw people out for Election day. The Wichita County Democratic Party spent Monday making calls, entering data, and going door-to-door to bring voters to the polls. 

“Out of the elections, of course, we see ourselves become a stronger force in the Wichita County area,” said George Senn, Wichita County Democrat. 

Meanwhile, the Wichita County Republican Headquarters members were also taking the final steps to prepare for the polling. Republican Party members spent Monday making sure every polling location was staffed and mail in ballots were confirmed.

“ We want to win, we would like to win pretty emphatically,” said Wichita County Republican Party Chairman, Dana Mills.

Polling locations are open on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. There are more than 30 different polling locations throughout the county. Make sure you check your voter ID card before you head to the polls.



Brittany Costello, Newschannel 6
 

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