Here is your guide to Election Day voting, watching

Jennifer Lee Preyss By Jennifer Lee Preyss

May 28, 2012 at 12:28 a.m.
Updated May 29, 2012 at 12:29 a.m.

Primary elections begin at 7 a.m. Tuesday across the Crossroads and Texas.

Below is a helpful guide for voters about what you need to know on Election Day.•  Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

• The Democratic and Republican Parties do not have rides set up to transport voters to primary elections.

• To find out where you vote, call the Victoria elections office at 576-0124; Jackson elections office at 782-3563; Calhoun elections office at 553-4440; Refugio elections office at 526-2151; Goliad elections office at 645-3294; Lavaca elections office at 798-3612; Matagorda elections office at 979-244-7680.

• Candidates must receive a majority vote to advance to the general election Nov. 9.

• Federal court orders, which moved the primary election to May 29, also ordered that any necessary primary runoff election will be July 31.

• Victoria County Elections Administrator George Matthews predicts about 15 percent of registered voters will cast ballots.

• For information about all candidates, go to

• To get the latest results after the polls close, go to You also may follow Advocate reporters on Twitter at and on Facebook at /VictoriaAdvocate.



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