With the close of early voting on Tuesday, voters now only have one chance left to make their voice heard in upcoming city and school elections -- Election Day, Saturday, May 14.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. You must bring either your Voter Registration Card or Driver's License.
City of McAllen polling places are:
District 1 - Gonzalez Elementary, 201 E. Martin Ave.
District 2 - Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave.
District 3 - Lincoln Middle School, 1601 N. 27th St.
District 4 - Palmview Community Center, 3401 Jordan Ave.
District 5 - McAllen High School, 2021 La Vista Ave.
District 6 - Fields Elementary School, 500 Dallas Ave.
McAllen ISD polling locations are:
Leonelo H. Gonzalez Elementary, 201 E. Martin Ave. (Precincts No. 54, 62, 73, 96, 106, 124, 135, 140);
Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. (Precincts No. 54, 65, 72, 74, 81, 97, 129);
Abraham Lincoln Middle School, 1601 N. 27th St. (Precincts No. 47, 49, 97);
Palm View Community Center, 3401 Jordan Ave. (Precincts No. 7, 8, 27, 47, 48, 95);
McAllen High School, 2021 La Vista Ave. (Precincts No. 26, 27, 37, 66, 67, 96, 134, 138, 139);
and Victor Fields Elementary, 500 Dallas Ave. (Precincts No. 7, 8, 34, 124, 135, 136).
Candidates in the McAllen School Board Election are: Place 1, Nick Garcia and Debbie Crane Aliseda; Place 2, Renee Hinojosa, Hilda Garza DeShazo and Myrna G. Garcia (i); Place 4, Erica de la Garza and Larry Esparza; Place 5, Allen Watkins and Danny Vela (i).
Candidates for McAllen City Commissioner are: District 4, Aida Ramirez and Claudia E. Rios (who has withdrawn from the race but is still listed on the ballot); District District 5, John Ingram (uncontested); and District 6, Pepe Cabeza de Vaca and Jim Darling.
Candidates for McAllen Public Utility Board of Trustees are: Place B, Tony Aguirre Jr. and Sara Winningham; Place C, Trey Pebley (uncontested); and Place D (unexpired term), Jaime Enriquez and Ernie Williams. The PUB races are citywide, so voters from all districts may vote in these races.
For voting information from other area cities and districts, visit our website www.yourvalleyvoice.com.