Cars were idling bumper-to-bumper in the parking lot, waiting for one of 100 spots to open. A line of more than 90 people snaked through the hallway and out the doors of the branch library, swamped by Texans eager to vote early.
But Heather Neufeld, sitting nearby, was still studying her sample ballot as her two children romped on the play structure beneath a spreading live oak.
She knows who she’s supporting for president — and it isn’t Donald Trump. But San Antonio has one of the most competitive congressional races in the country, and the conservative Republican wanted to know: What does Republican incumbent Will Hurd think of his party’s presidential nominee?