Texas' ability to run accessible, efficient elections is being tested this year. Will Bexar County flunk?

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Bexar County residents voting early stand in the early morning rain outside the Julia Yates Semmes Library on Oct. 20, 2020. Credit: B. Kay Richter for The Texas Tribune

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There are two predominant theories of what Election Day election will bring in Bexar County, as a record number of voters are expected to arrive at polling places in San Antonio and surrounding communities.

One holds that Bexar County Elections Administrator Jacque Callanen, a seasoned pro considered by some to be the dean of Texas' local election officials, has crafted a measured plan for safe and orderly voting in the state's fourth most populous county.