It’s time to exercise your right to vote.Early voting is underway in both Arkansas and Texas for Primary Elections later in this month of May. The Arkansas Primary is next Tuesday May 22 and the Texas Primary is the following Tuesday May 29.

There are numerous local races including Sheriff, County Clerk, County Tax Assessor and County Commissioner Races in Bowie County. Texas voters also have congressional races and a statewide Senate vote to see who will replace the retiring Kay Bailey Hutchison.

In Arkansas, County Judge, Justice of the Peace and state house and senate races are being contested and of course the 4th district  U.S. House seat currently held by Mike Ross is up for grabs. Ross is retiring from politics this year.

If you are a registered voter, please be sure and either vote early or on primary day.