Smith County officials were notified this morning of Oncor
Electric Delivery’s plan to upgrade electric facilities in the downtown Tyler
area tonight. During the construction period, scheduled for 10:30 p.m. through
6 a.m. tomorrow, the area will experience a power outage.
Oncor has assured County officials that the Smith County
Election’s Office, which is conducting the Primary Run-Off Elections today,
will not be affected. The county has brought in a backup generator as a