AUSTIN (KXAN) — Travis, Hays and Williamson Counties are among the 10 counties in Texas that have now surpassed their overall vote totals from the last general election in 2016.
Voters in Travis County set an all-time record Wednesday for the number of votes cast in an election, and it’s only expected to increase since early voting lasts through Friday.
In a video lasting less than five minutes, Will DuPree provides an update on the numbers as well as highlights these other stories in the latest KXAN Live News Notes:
- People can now go without wearing a mask to the polls after an appeals court temporarily blocked a judge’s ruling that required voters to have on masks when they vote in-person.
- Six Austin firefighters are currently in Louisiana helping with the response to Hurricane Zeta.
- Texas reported Wednesday that another 105 people died from COVID-19, bringing the total to 17,700 deaths.
- We Are Blood will now test anyone who donates blood for coronavirus antibodies.