Texas primary election on Tuesday


LIVINGSTON – With early voting concluded, the 2016 primary races are moving toward the wire as candidates in both political parties make their final push for votes in the March 1 elections.

Election Day will be Tuesday, with 21 polling places open throughout Polk County. Voting will run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Winners in the Republican and Democratic party primaries will advance to the November general election.

On the ballot this year are races that include President of the United States, U.S. representative, a number of statewide offices and local offices including 411th District judge, district clerk (two-year unexpired term), tax assessor collector, two county commissioners and all four precinct constables. In addition, each political party will be electing a county chairman.

Voters should be prepared to produce photo identification before they can cast ballots, such as a valid Texas driver’s license, Texas personal identification card, U.S. passport, Texas concealed handgun license, U.S. military identification with photo, U.S. Citizenship Certificate or Certificate of Naturalization with photo or an Election Identification Certificate (EIC).

Following is a listing of the polling locations in Polk County. Voters must vote in the election precinct or “box” in which they reside. To determine which box to use, voters should look at their voter registration certificate. On the left side is a box labeled “Prec. No.”

The number in that box corresponds to the “Voting Box” listed below.

The voting boxes listed are grouped by the county commissioner precincts in which they are located.

Precinct 1
Box 2 South Polk County Volunteer Fire Dept., FM 2610, Ace.
Box 3 Goodrich school, FM 1988, Goodrich
Box 4 Trinity Lutheran Church, Hwy. 59 South, Livingston.
Box 5 Scenic Loop Fire Dept., FM 3277, Scenic Loop
Box 19 Escapees Activity Center, 114 Blue Jay
Box 20 Escapees Care Center, 159 Care Center Dr.

Precinct 2
Box 6 Onalaska sub-courthouse, Hwy. 190 West, Onalaska.
Box 17 Blanchard Baptist Church, FM 2457 Blanchard
Box 21 St. Joseph Catholic Church Family Center, 2590 Hwy. 190 West, Livingston.

Precinct 3
Box 7 City Hall, 200 W. Church, Livingston
Box 8 Leggett School Library, East FM 942, Leggett.
Box 9 Moscow Baptist Church, Old Hwy. 35, Moscow.
Box 10 Sechrest Webster Community Center, 100 W. Front, Corrigan
Box 11 Barnum Baptist Church, Barnum Loop, Barnum.
Box 12 Alabama-Coushatta Admin. Bldg., Park Road 56.
Box 18 Dunbar Community Center, MLK Drive, Livingston

Precinct 4
Box 1 Segno VFD, FM 943, Segno
Box 13 Big Sandy ISD Admin. Bldg., FM 1276, Dallardsville.
Box 14 Indian Springs POA, Hwy. 190 E., Indian Springs
Box 15 Schwab City Baptist Church Why. 146 S., Schwab City.
Box 16 VFW Hall, Livingston, Hwy. 59 N., Livingston.