First week of voting draws 50 ballots for city elections

Staff Writer

Early voting for Big Spring and Coahoma city council races has been slowly increasing in numbers over the week for the Howard County Election office, however, turnout still remain low.
Out of 2,023 eligible voters, only 50 have cast their ballots as of Friday by 5 p.m.
Voting hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, the last day to vote early in the election. Election Day is Saturday, May 6.
Voters in Big Spring and Coahoma are choosing who will sit on the city council
In Big Spring , Raul Marquez Jr. and Tracy Parker are seeking the District 1 position.
Four candidates — Jay Holt, Brandy Manning, T.J. Rueda, and John Mulkey — are running for two at-large seats on the Coahoma city council.