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Posted on: April 20, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Early Voting Begins Monday, April 23, 2018

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Polling places will be open for voting in a general election to elect a Mayor and two Councilmembers, one in District A and one in District C beginning Monday, April 23, 2018.

Kimberley Jones Yancy, challenger, and Bobby Hocking, incumbent, are running for position of La Marque Mayor.

Keith Bell in District A and Robert Michetich in District C are running unopposed.

EARLY VOTING begins Monday, April 23, 2018 and continues through Friday, April 27, 2018. Polling places will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each day.

EARLY VOTING resumes on Monday, April 30, 2018, continues through Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. both days.

ELECTION DAY is Saturday, May 5, 2018.  Polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

La Marque Community Room, 1109-B Bayou Road La Marque, Texas 77568, is a polling place. A complete list of polling places is available at



About the City of La Marque: La Marque, Texas, is strategically positioned 15 miles southeast of Houston and serves as a southern anchor for the economically strong Houston-Galveston region. La Marque is the second-fastest-growing city in the County with an estimated population of 16,000, an area of 14.25 square miles and boasting 14.3 miles of I-45 frontage—more than any other city in Galveston County. Citizens enjoy easy, breezy coastal living, abundant housing options and the security of a hurricane protection levee system. La Marque is a sportsman’s paradise and offers access to world-class medical, travel and entertainment options. Citizens and visitors enjoy Bayou Fest, an early fall concert series and BBQ Cook Off offering free family fun; Magical Winter Lights, a 52-day holiday lantern festival; and Crawfish Bash, an annual crawfish cook off that earned a Guinness World Record in 2017. For business, La Marque offers prime I-45 frontage, creative incentives, an abundance of commercial property, a budding downtown revitalization and build-to-suit opportunities. La Marque is the Gateway to the Gulf and the Hub of the Mainland. Discover the possibilities at

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