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What's on the ballot in Newton County?

Early voting for the May 1 election begins on April 19.

NEWTON COUNTY, Texas — Election Day is May 1, 2021, and there are a couple items on the ballot for some Newton County voters.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and will stay open until 7 p.m. Anyone in line by 7 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

Here's everything you need to know before you head to the polls!

What you need to bring to vote

In Texas, you need one of these to cast your vote: 

  • Your DPS driver license 
  • Personal ID issued by DPS
  • Texas Election ID certificate
  • Texas handgun license issued by DPS
  • Military ID card with photo
  • U.S. Passport with photo
  • U.S. citizenship certificate with photo

See photos of the above examples here

RELATED: What you need to bring with you to the polls in Texas

Polling locations

There are several voting box location in Newton County for you to cast your ballot on Election Day. Registered voters are only allowed to vote at their registered voting box. 

Deweville ISD Election Day polling locations

  • Newton County Sub Courthouse Annex, 42520 State Highway 87
  • Old Laurel Baptist Church, 1168 FM 253 E, Buna

Emergency Services District #2 Election Day polling locations

  • Trout Creek Volunteer Fire Department

What's on the ballot

Emergency Services District #2

For Newton County Emergency Services District No.2 a/k/a Trout Creek Volunteer Fire Department to provide fire protection/medical services and authorizing an ad valorem tax for those service, at a rate not to exceed $0.10 per $100.00 of value for the support of the district.

Deweyille ISD

Proposition A

The issuance of $7,000,000 school building bonds for the construction, acquisition and equipment of school buildings in the district (including the rehabilitation, renovation, expansion and/or improvement thereof), the purchase of new school buses and for the purpose of refunding the district’s maintenance tax notes, series 2019 and maintenance tax notes, series 2020, and levying and imposition of taxes sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds and the costs of any credit agreements.