Early voting is underway for primary runoff elections

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In Texas, 30 races have runoffs.

Early-voting sites are the Brazos County Election Administrator's Office, Arena Hall and Galilee Baptist Church in Bryan and the College Station Utilities Training Facility and Memorial Student Center in College Station.

In Tom Green County, there is one race each in the Democratic Party runoff and the Republican Party runoff. Beginning Monday, San Antonians can vote from one of 38 polling locations throughout Bexar County from 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. through Friday.

The Democratic race for governor between Valdez and White is the only statewide runoff this year, however, 17 runoffs for the U.S. House and 15 for seats in the Texas Legislature have produced their own political fights around most of the state.

Democratic candidates for governor, Andrew White and Lupe Valdez, are both vying for the chance to face Governor Greg Abbott in the November election. Election day is a week from Tuesday.

Voters who took part in the March 6 primaries must vote within the same party in the runoffs. The victor of the runoff will face Republican incumbent Judge Louis Garcia in November. There are 64,717 registered voters in Tom Green County and turnout in the primary election was 9,427 which was 14.57 percent.