The early voting period for the May 4 elections in Commerce is now over, and only election day looms in the near future.
Early voting was held on weekdays from April 22 to 30 at City Hall in Commerce. According to City Secretary Molly Jacobsen, 205 total ballots were cast early during the voting period.
The position of Mayor and a seat on the Commerce Independent School District’s Board of Trustees are up for grabs. Two Trustee seats on the ballot saw only incumbents file for the position.
For Commerce Mayor, incumbent Wyman Williams will go up against challenger Glenn Davis. In the lone contested race for the CISD Board, incumbent Gabe Wittkopf will face Elva Resendez for Place 2.
Kathleen Hooten and Dr. Ray Green ran unopposed as incumbents for Place 1 and Place 3 on the board, respectively.
Voters will also be casting ballots on a new bond issue from the Hunt Regional memorial Hospital District.
Election day is May 4, and polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The lone polling place for local elections is at City Hall, located at 1119 Alamo Street in Commerce.