Bond elections for Arlington schools, city of Fort Worth draw early voters

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Key election dates

Here are important election dates and deadlines for May elections.

May 6 — Last day of early voting for the May 10 local election

May 10 — Local election

May 19 — First day of early voting for May 27 primary runoff election

May 23 — Last day of early voting for May 27 primary runoff election

May 27 — Primary runoff election

Early voting in Tarrant County

Early voting for the May 10 municipal election runs until May 6; from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 30-May 2; 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on May 3; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on May 4 and from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. May 5-6.

•  Main early voting site: Tarrant County Election Center, 2700 Premier St., Fort Worth

•  Bob Duncan Center, 2800 S. Center St., Arlington

•  Elzie Odom Athletic Center, 1601 N.E. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington

•  Center for Community Service Junior League of Arlington, 4002 W. Pioneer Parkway

•  South Service Center, 1100 S.W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington

•  Tarrant County Subcourthouse in Arlington, 700 E. Abram St.

•  B. J. Clark Annex Room 4, 603 Southeast Parkway, Azle

•  Bedford Public Library, 2424 Forest Ridge Drive

•  Colleyville City Hall, 100 Main St.

•  Crowley Community Center, 900 E. Glendale St.

•  Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector Drive

•  Forest Hill Civic and Convention Center, 6901 Wichita St.

•  All Saints Catholic Church parish hall , 200 N.W. 20th St., Fort Worth

•  Diamond Hill/Jarvis Library, 1300 N.E. 35th St., Fort Worth

•  Griffin Subcourthouse, 3212 Miller Ave., Fort Worth

•  Handley-Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St., Fort Worth

•  James Avenue Service Center, 5001 James Ave., Fort Worth

•  JPS Health Center Viola M. Pitts/Como, lower level, Suite 100, 4701 Bryant Irvin Road North, Fort Worth

•  Northwest Branch Library, 6228 Crystal Lake Drive, Fort Worth

•  Riverside Community Center, 3700 E. Belknap St., Fort Worth

•  Sendera Ranch Elementary School, 1216 Diamond Back Lane, Fort Worth

•  Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale St., Fort Worth

•  Southwest Subcourthouse, 6551 Granbury Road, Fort Worth

•  Summerglen Branch Library, 4205 Basswood Blvd., Fort Worth

•  Tarrant County Plaza Building, 201 Burnett St., Fort Worth

•  Villages of Woodland Springs Amenity Center, 12209 Timberland Blvd., Fort Worth

•  Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave., Fort Worth

•  Asia Times Square, 2615 W. Pioneer Parkway, Grand Prairie

•  Lake Park Operations Center, 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway, Grand Prairie

•  Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine

•  Haltom City Northeast Center, 3201 Friendly Lane, Haltom City

•  Haslet Public Library, 100 Gammil St., Haslet

•  Hurst Recreation Center, 700 Mary Drive, Hurst

•  Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller

•  Mansfield Subcourthouse, 1100 E. Broad St., Mansfield

•  Richland Hills Community Center, 3204 Diana Drive, Richland Hills

•  River Oaks City Hall, 4900 River Oaks Blvd., River Oaks

•  John M. Tidwell Middle School, 3937 Haslet‐Roanoke Road, Roanoke

•  Eagle Mountain‐Saginaw School Administration Building 6, training room, 1200 Old Decatur Road, Saginaw

•  Sansom Park City Hall, 5705 Azle Ave.

•  Southlake Town Hall, 1400 Main St.

•  Watauga City Hall, 7105 Whitley Road, Watauga

Source: Tarrant County Elections

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The historic $663.1 million, all-or-nothing bond package for Arlington schools and a contested Arlington school trustee race drew 1,668 people to vote in person on the first three days of early voting in the May 10 municipal elections.

In Fort Worth, 1,361 people voted by the end of Wednesday in a ballot that includes the $292 million bond package in seven proposals and renewal of the Crime Control and Prevention tax.

Arlington’s school bond package includes two new elementary schools, four districtwide centers, multipurpose activity centers for each high school and upgrades for transportation and security.

Fort Worth’s bond package is focused primarily on infrastructure and transportation, but also commits money to parks and community services, libraries and other needs. There is no tax increase planned for the Fort Worth bond.

In the race for Fort Worth City Council District 9, 209 people had voted through Wednesday.

In total, 6,911 voted in-person in elections run by the Tarrant County elections office through Wednesday.

Caty Hirst, 817-390-7984 Twitter: @catyhirst

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