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Mark Richardson is a multimedia journalist, editor and writer who has worked in digital, print and broadcast media for three decades. He is a nationally recognized editor and reporter who has covered government, politics and the environment. A journalism graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, he was recently awarded a Foundation for Investigative Journalism grant and has three Associated Press Managing Editors awards for excellence in reporting.
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Early voting remains slow
Early voting for the Dec. 11 Council runoff election posted 3,146 ballots Monday, just 0.57 percent of registered voters. That brings early voting totals to 30,207, or 5.47 percent of registered voters. Top vote-getting sites continue to be the Randalls at Braker and Research, the Randalls at William Cannon and MoPac and the Ben Hur Shrine Temple. Low turnout sites include the County Tax Office in Pflugerville and the Parque Zaragosa Recreation Center. A mobile voter van will be stationed at Austin City Hall and the Travis County Courthouse for the rest of the week. Early voting continues through Friday. For more information, go to the Travis County Elections page.
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