Hidalgo county votes out in numbers.
POSTED: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 11:52am
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 11:53am
The elections office says that 29,795 residents of Hidalgo went out to vote ranking the county number one for early voting on the Democratic side out of 254 Texas counties and ranking 15th on the Republican side.
Officials expected a big turnout on Tuesday because they have 290,000 registered voters in the county. There are some key races on the ballot, such as the County Judge race between Roman Garcia and Eloy Pulido as well as for District Attorney's Office with Alma Garza, Fidenico Guerra Jr. and Rene Guerra running for the position.