It won't turn out this way for everyone, but my early voting experience was so quick I couldn't believe it.  Even with this record turnout so far in Texas, I was in and out in no time.  Next week will be a busy one so vote today if you want to save time.  You've got four locations in Angelina County to choose from.

From parking my car to finishing my ballot, the early voting process took me all of 8 minutes.

If you can make it to a polling location in the middle of the morning or early to mid-afternoon and it's not the final day of early voting, the lines are usually pretty short and that was the case for me.  If you go right when the polls open, or at lunch, or when they're about to close, it can take longer.  I knew exactly who and what I was voting for before I walked in, and once I was there it was just a matter of punching a couple of buttons.  Easy breezy.

Voting is important and we should do it even if it's not easy.  But if we can cast a ballot and still have time to get to the grocery store before heading back to work, it makes the process a little more rewarding.  I think the uncertainty about how long it will take keeps some people from attempting it, but just do it!  You will be fine, and it feels good to be part of the process.

As long as you're registered to vote, you can show up at any early voting location in the county where you live.  I had my voter registration postcard with me, but I didn't need it.  They just asked for my driver's license and I had to sign a sticker for the voter records.  Take your ID, and you'll be all set.

These are the Early Polling Locations in Angelina County:

MAIN LOCATION:

Angelina County Courthouse Annex
606 East Lufkin Avenue
Lufkin, TX 75901

October 22 – October 26, 2018, M-F 8:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 27, 2018  7:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 28, 201812:00 p.m. till 5:00 p.m.

October 29 – November 2, 2018, M-F 7:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.

OTHER LOCATIONS:

Diboll City Hall

October 29 – November 1, 2018, M-Th 8:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.

Huntington Civic Center

October 29 – November 1, 2018, M-Th 8:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.

Zavalla City Hall

October 29 – November 1, 2018, M-Th 8:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.

Nacogdoches County Courthouse Annex

October 22 - November 2, 2018, from 8:00 am till 5:00 pm.  And this Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm.

To find out if you're registered to vote, click HERE.  If you don't vote early, the last opportunity will be on election day Tuesday, November 6th.  Go get that sticker.