San Antonio Voter Voices: Here’s what people say is driving them to the polls

Here’s what San Antonio-area residents think about the 2020 election

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SAN ANTONIO – Voters are heading to the polls in droves to vote for the next president of the United States and now San Antonio-area voters are sounding off about what’s motivating them this election season.

KSAT asked voters to tell us what issue is driving them to the polls. (We also asked people to identify if they were a first-time voter and their county or city. )

Here are some of the responses we received:

Want to see your answer show up in the next Voter Voices article?

We want to know:

  • What is that issue for you and why?
  • What would you like the candidates to talk about when competing for your votes?
  • What do you need to know to feel confident about casting your ballot?

Let us know in the prompt below. Your answer may appear in an article on our website. Please let us know if you are a first-time voter, the city or county where you live and whether we can publish your first name (check “anonymous” if you wish to not be identified.)

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About the Author:

Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.