March 1 Primaries arrive; Voters to cast their ballots in Republican, Democratic races
Posted on 3/1/2016 8:10:00 AM.
(Seguin) -- Voters will be heading to the polls today. Voters must choose whether or not they want to cast their ballots in either the Democratic or the Republican primary.  The presidential race is on both ballots with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders on the Democratic ballot, while names like Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio dominate the GOP ballot. 
Local contested races will also appear on the Republican ballot. They include county tax assessor-collector; precinct 1 and precinct 3 county commissioner; precinct 1 and precinct 4 constable and District Judge, 2nd 25th Judicial District. Local voters will also seek the Republican and Democratic nominee for the U.S. Representative, District 15 seat.
Reminding voters to get out and make their voices heard is Alicia Pierce, a spokesperson for the Texas Secretary of State Office. Pierce says the office of Carlos Cascos wants people to be reminded of the various resources available to help them be ready at the polls.
"Texas voters who have questions about the process of voting or where they need to go, they can visit There is a link there to find their polling place location. If someone doesn't have internet access or it's just not handy for them, they can also call 1-800-252-VOTE and get information that way. So, there's a lot of resources for Texans to make sure that they have what they need when it comes time when they have to go to the polls," said Pierce.
Pierce says voters are reminded today to adjust their schedule accordingly to ensure proper arrival at their respective polling location.
"The polls will be opened from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and if you come in at 6:30 and you're able to get in line, but there's a line -- if you're in line by 7 p.m., you should have the opportunity to vote. So get in line by 7 p.m. Hopefully, you don't have to wait until the last minute but if it happens, get in line before 7 p.m. and you'll be able to vote. You'll need to bring one of seven approved forms of photo I.D. if you're voting in person. You can find a full list of those at It includes things like your driver's license, personal I.D. card of you issued by D.P.S. or a U.S. Passport. Those are all options for people. When they come to the polls, they will be asked to present a form of photo I.D.," said Pierce.
Residents who still aren't sure where they need to vote may also call the Guadalupe County Election’s Office at 830-303-6363 or go online to Seguin Radio KWED will begin its live election coverage beginning at 7:05 p.m. Election Coverage is being made possible thanks to Gift & Gourmet.
Republican, Democratic, primary elections

Find more about Weather in Seguin, TX
Click for weather forecast

  • Lawmaker arrested after spanking daughter
    A California lawmaker accused of child cruelty is speaking out, saying he intended to discipline his 7-year-old daughter with a spanking. State Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula was arrested but now is home with his three children. The children were briefly removed by Child Protective Services. Jericka Duncan reports.
  • Latest headlines
    CBSN is CBS News' 24/7 digital streaming news service. It's always on, always free, making CBS News' original, high-quality reporting available to you wherever and whenever you want to watch.
  • American student killed in the Netherlands
    Police say 21-year-old Sarah Papenheim, from Minnesota, was studying abroad in Rotterdam when she was stabbed to death in her apartment. A suspect is under arrest. CBSN's Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers have more.
  • Rep. Cheri Bustos on women in Congress
    A record number of women will be sworn into Congress next month. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns spoke to the incoming chairwoman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Cheri Bustos, about how women will shake things up on Capitol Hill.
  • CBSN New York
    CBSN Local New York
  • 7-year-old migrant girl dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody
    U.S. officials say they will investigate the death of a 7-year-old migrant girl from Guatemala who suffered dehydration and seizures after crossing the border. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen called the child's death a "sad example of the dangers of this journey." CBSN's Reena Ninan has more.
  • Mueller: Flynn lied to FBI voluntarily and on purpose
    In a new memo, special counsel Robert Mueller said former national security adviser Michael Flynn intentionally and voluntarily made false statements to FBi investigators.
  • Kirstjen Nielsen calls migrant girl's death a "sad example of the dangers of this journey"
    A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died while in the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol. Jackeline Caal and her father were among a group of migrants who turned themselves in at the U.S.-Mexico border to Border Patrol agents. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said on Fox News the girl's death was "a very sad example of the dangers of this journey." Reena Ninan has more.
  • Heavy backpacks hazardous to kidsí health, study finds
    New research measures how wearing a heavy backpack impacts a child's spine. Tom Hanson reports from New York.
  • Chris Christie pulls name from consideration for White House chief of staff
    Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says he told President Trump to not consider him for White House chief of staff. He's the latest in a number of potential contenders to pull their names. Politico's Gabby Orr joins CBSN to explain where the search stands.
Provided by CBS News

While using VBScript LoadPicture() function, Error calculating dimensions for: E:\www\3592\www\onlinedb\kwedam\pics\CIG logistics.pngInvalid picture

Copyright © 2014 Guadalupe Media, LTD. All Rights Reserved

This site powered by PromoSuite Interactive