Some Amarillo residents took advantage of early voting today by heading to the polls to decide the fate of seven amendments to the Texas Constitution and several other local issues.
Residents in Amarillo and Potter and Randall County cast ballots today in multiple races. Residents of Amarillo voted on the fate of a $100 million bond package for the Amarillo Independent School District. If passed, the bonds would be used to promote campus improvements.
County residents also began voting today to decide a local liquor option election in Randall County and a special sales tax creation election in Potter County. If passed, the Potter sales tax will be used for fire department improvements.
While voters cast ballots today, others are waiting closer until election day.
"It's been pretty slow today. This is about the biggest group we have had yet." One poll worker at the Santa Fe Building told the Amarillo Pioneer, while motioning to a group of about five voters.
Early voting runs through November 3rd. Election day is November 7th.