As many as half of Tarrant County residents who will vote in the Nov. 4 election are expected to cast ballots during the early voting period, Oct. 20-31. Still, even with a race for governor on the ballot, the county’s total voter turnout in mid-term elections has not been above 40 percent since 1994. What can be done to encourage more people to vote? Allow Election Day voting at any polling place? Make Election Day a holiday?
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