With Election Day Saturday and early voting now over, area residents have one chance left to cast their vote in several school board and municipal races as well as weigh-in on two proposed school bonds. Elections are in Mineral Wells, Strawn, Palo Pinto and Gordon. According to Palo Pinto County Elections Administrator Judith Evans, early voting turn out has been slow. "It may have picked up a bit on the last day of early voting, but it's hard to tell," said Evans. According to counts taken Monday, Gordon had approximately 40 votes cast and Palo Pinto had 23. Strawn saw a few more voters at the polls with 93 estimated votes cast and Mineral Wells had the highest number of 150. Mineral Wells voters will elect city council members and school district trustees. Mineral Wells City Council has only one contested race. Current Ward 4 Councilman Kevin Harrison is challenging incumbent Place 1 Councilman-at-Large Rick Bennett. Running unopposed in Place 2 is Councilman-at-Large Bill Terry. Tammy Underwood, who is also running unopposed, is seeking re-election as Ward 2 council member. Karium Carter seeks to fill the City Council Ward 4 position.

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