East Texans head to polls for Election Day

Published: Nov. 8, 2022 at 9:45 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 8, 2022 at 4:06 PM CST
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EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - The 2022 midterm election is underway and polling locations across East Texas are sharing updates.

From Smith County:

“The Smith County polling places with the most voters so far this morning are First Christian Church in Tyler, Lindale Masonic Lodge, Noonday Community Center, the Hub in downtown Tyler and the Whitehouse United Methodist Church. Each of these locations have already seen more than 200 voters in the first two hours. Skip the lines and pick one of the other 35 polling locations open until 7 p.m.”

At 2:45 p.m. Smith County reports over 13,000 have voted.

The Election Day total from 2018 was 20,979.

From Gregg County:

Approximately 37% of Gregg county voters have been accounted for as of 3:30 p.m.

21,890 turned out for early voting which is 29.6%, and as of 3:30 p.m. 6,281 have voted on Election Day.

In 2018 early voting made up 33.9% with 23,534 people voting early in Gregg County.

Election Day voters in 2018 accounted for 13.7% with 9,465 people at the polls.

The total for Gregg County in 2018 was 32,999 at 47.6%.