On Nationwide Voter Registration Day, the Texas Democratic Social gathering Urges Texans: Make Positive You're Registered to Vote! – Texas Democratic Social gathering
AUSTIN, Texas — After registering a whole lot of hundreds of Texans this yr alone, Texas Democrats are at the moment urging voters – the ultimate Nationwide Voter Registration Day earlier than the essential 2022 midterm elections – to make sure they’re registered to vote at their present tackle.
“The stakes could not be extra clear on this election,” stated Texas Democratic Social gathering Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa. “This election will decide whether or not Texans make a dwelling wage, have entry to well being care, and whether or not their energy stays on. That is no time to sit down out – go get registered at your present tackle so, in just some weeks, you possibly can vote for individuals who will battle for you and your family members.”
Any Texan who needs to register to vote forward of the October 11 deadline ought to go to www.RegisterTexas.com or cease by their County Elections Office. New registrants can not register to vote on-line however with www.RegisterTexas.com, they’ll request to have a prefilled, postage-paid voter registration kind mailed to them. It takes a couple of minutes to submit the request and a few week to obtain the shape, so anybody wanting to make use of this device to register by the deadline ought to plan forward. To vote within the upcoming election, mail-in vote registration purposes should be postmarked by October eleventh. After October 1st, we advocate that new registrants print their voter registration utility quite than request one be mailed to them.
“The vast majority of Texans help commonsense gun reform, entry to life-saving abortion companies, a top quality schooling for all children, and so many extra fundamental societal wants,” stated Texas Democratic Social gathering Director of Voter Registration Hannah Howell. “Our knowledge reveals that greater than sufficient Texans are fed up with Republican lawmakers to show this state blue. If we will simply get everybody who feels this fashion registered and out to the polls, we will vote these extremist Republicans out. So please – use at the moment as a second to name or textual content your family and friends members and ship them to RegisterTexas.com to ensure they’re registered to vote. Lives are actually on the road.”
Texas Democrats might be holding occasions throughout the state at the moment, in rural, suburban, and concrete areas of Texas to guarantee that each eligible Texan who desires their voice heard this November is ready to solid their poll.
As well as, the Texas Democratic Social gathering digital workforce has inspired voter registration by sharing reminders and useful info on social media platforms, amplifying teams doing voter registration work, and creating content material for supporters to share of their social circles.
We’d strongly urge all media to report now on the October 11 deadline for all Texans to be registered to vote and on the multi-step course of:
Texans who aren’t already registered to vote within the state are required to finish a paper registration kind and have it within the mail, postmarked by October 11 (or entrust a particular model of the shape to a Volunteer Deputy Registrar licensed by their county elections workplace to ship it on their behalf).
Texans who’re registered to vote in Texas however have moved can update their address online with the Secretary of State by October 11 so long as they’ve a Texas Driver’s license or DPS-issued ID card.
Too many Texans have a robust want to see change of their authorities however, partly due to our state’s by-design archaic voting legal guidelines, they aren’t empowered to solid their votes.
For any background info on how readers, listeners, or viewers can register to vote, please be happy to achieve out to the Texas Democratic Social gathering by emailing [email protected] – the Social gathering is ready to move alongside easy-to-read info or make management out there for interviews.