Oct 21, 2013 6:39 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI - Despite some severe weather moving through the area on Monday, voters turned out in surprisingly high numbers on day one of the early voting period.
Almost 1,100 ballots came in on Monday, according to the latest data from the Nueces County Elections web site.
It's a fast start compared to the 2011 proposition election, when fewer than 200 early voters turned out on day one.
Officials told KRIS-6 on Monday morning that interest in the proposed, $44 million first phase of the Destination Bayfront park project, is driving people to the polls this year.
5 hours ago
Do you have a tip, information about a breaking news story, or a story idea for 6 Investigates? Contact the KRIS 6 News Desk at 361-884-6666 or send us an email.
Send us your feedback. We want to hear from you!
Look at photos and videos and share them!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Website
Get KRISTV.com on your mobile or PDA!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Apps
Get our mobile apps on your mobile or PDA!
See the latest winning numbers!
|6 News Team
Read about your favorite KRIS-TV personalities!
|FCC Online Public File
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and more