Monday was the first day of early voting for the May 6 election.

Larger than average voter turnout was expected during the spring election, which will include 16 different elections in Bell County alone.

"There are several bond elections, there are liquor option elections going on, and there is the Salado de-annexation," Bell County Elections Administrator Shawn Snyder said in an April 5 interview with KCEN-TV.

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