Mount Vernon, Texas is located in Franklin County.
During Franklin County's 2016 Presidential Election 81.9% voted Republican, 15.2% voted Democrat, and 3.0% voted for other candidates.
During the 2018 Republican Party Primary, voters had the opportunity to vote on proposition #7. This proposition gave voters the chance to voice their opinion if they were "In Favor" or "Against" this following statement: " I believe abortion should be abolished in Texas." In Franklin County, out of 1,608 votes, 1,149 voted in favor of the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas and 459 voted against the idea abolishing abortion in the state of Texas.
The population of the city of Mount Vernon, Texas is 2,753.
In the News
Mount Vernon Optic-Herald - August 16th, 2019
By Lillie Bush-Reeves
CRIT-LARGE - September 22nd, 2019
By Preston Kelly
The Daily Signal - October 23rd, 2019
By Jackson Elliott
CRIT-LARGE - November 6th, 2019
By Preston Tyler
Why Mount Vernon Residents Want To See Abortion Outlawed in Their City
"Because it is wrong." - Clint S.
"It is murder of the most innocent and vulnerable among us." - Cathy J.
"It is murder." - Larkin J.
"Because abortion kills babies!" - Mary Margaret W.
"Because abortions kill babies that are alive in his / her mother's womb." - Anna S.
"It's murder." - Mike M.
Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
Thursday, October 31st, 2019