Voters speak out about their issues as they cast their ballots
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:53am
MCLENNAN CO. -- The future of the Democratic Congress was one big decision for voters this election. We took a look at what issues voters were thinking about as they cast their ballots. Congressman Edwards was one of those voters today. He said getting people out to vote was crucial in this election, and people did just that.
They began showing up to vote at 7 a.m. to decide the fate for candidates, all for different reasons. One resident, Angela Jackson says, "Some of my big issues are with the V.A., education, of course, being some of my concern with the schools and the way the school districts are going." Robert Casarez his main concern is the V.A. "What really brought me out is the concern of the veterans, and I want to make sure that people that believe in us stay in office," says Casarez. The most common concern we heard was with the economy and getting spending under control.