POSTED: Sunday, April 11, 2010 - 6:50am
UPDATED: Sunday, April 11, 2010 - 7:15pm
El Paso - Thousands of El Pasoans decided not to wait for Tuesday's runoff election.
9,176 voters cast their ballots early.
8.295 registered democrats and 881 registered republicans cast early ballots.
Early voting took place last week.
The next opportunity to vote is election day on Tuesday.
Polls are open from 7am to 7pm.