GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas Today marks the first day of early voting as 11 governmental entities hold elections. There are 49 candidates seeking office in 49 races, including for mayor in the cities of Kemah, Clear Lake Shores, Bayou Vista and Jamaica Beach.
There also are three contested school board trustee elections, one in La Marque and the other two in Clear Creek school district.
There s a three-way race for the open College of the Mainland board trustee seat as well.
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