EP012 – Jacque Callanen: Elections Administrator

In the twelfth episode, the Bexar Facts team sits down with Election Administrator Jacque Callanen to discuss everything from voter turnout, to mail-in voting and give listeners an inside look behind the curtain of election offices.

About Jaque Callanen:

Jacque has been Elections Administrator for Bexar County since 2005 and has been a part of over 380 elections. She runs her department with passion and professionalism. Jaque has a heart for helping the voters of Bexar County, and the rest of Texas, make sure their voice is heard. 

About Bexar Facts:

At Bexar Facts, we amplify the voice of the people to shape the future of our community. We gather and share fact-based data on the issues, attitudes, and trends shaping the greater San Antonio area. With the Bexar Facts podcast we breathe life into our data. We aim to level the playing field by producing real conversations, with real people and bringing scientific data directly to your fingertips. Bexar Facts, your trusted local source for community data.


Show Notes:

(00:56) Introductions 

(06:42) Who Does The Election Administrator Report To

(07:48) How Did Jacque’s Team Handle the Presidental Election and the Rest of 2020

(17:00) Poll Regarding Voting + Actions Jaque’s Office Took To Accommodate

(20:18) Ability to Vote Anywhere, Not Just Your Precinct

(22:47) Bexar Facts Voting Poll

(26:47) Mail-In Ballots

(29:23) If You Were A Legislator, What Legislation Would You Pass?

(33:48) Voter Fraud

(40:18) Thank You + Conclusion



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