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Texas Dems urge verifying voter registration as deadline nears – Brownsville Herald


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Because the deadline approaches to register to vote within the November midterm elections, the Texas Democratic Occasion is urging potential voters to verify their registration on-line and guarantee their data is correct.

The voter registration deadline falls on Oct. 11 and Texas voters have till then to submit their registration utility by mail or to, in the event that they’re already registered to vote within the state, replace their handle on-line.

“We’re encouraging each Texan to verify that they’re registered at their present handle,” stated Rose Clouston, director of voter safety for the Texas Democratic Occasion. “We all know that Texans are cell and transfer completely different locations and so simply go browsing to RegisterTexas.com within the subsequent few days and ensure that you’re registered to vote at your present handle.”

RegisterTexas.com is run by the Texas Democratic Occasion however voters may also confirm their registration standing at VoteTexas.gov, a web site run by the Texas Secretary of State’s workplace. The Republican Occasion of Texas additionally gives their very own voter registration kind at TexasGOP.org/register-vote/.

Whereas those that are already registered in Texas can change their handle on-line, those that will not be already registered within the state can fill out an utility on-line, print it out, and mail it to their county registrar.

The voter registration utility should be postmarked by Oct. 11.

“If in case you have your utility postmarked by Oct. 11, you’ll be able to vote anytime throughout early voting or on Election Day,” Clouston stated.

When it’s time to solid their poll, voters don’t must have their voter registration card with the intention to vote.

“That’s form of an antiquated notion that we’ve, that was far more vital than it’s now,” Clouston stated, “however now you can be on an inventory that they see your title on once you go in to vote and have the ability to simply examine you off of that checklist.”

Clouston reiterated that these desirous to vote within the midterm elections ought to confirm they’re registered at their present handle by Oct. 11.

Nonetheless, she added that every one won’t be misplaced for many who miss the deadline.

“There would possibly nonetheless be choices for them and so they need to name our voter help hotline at (844) TX-Votes and we will assist them determine if there are nonetheless choices for them and if they could have the ability to vote nonetheless,” she stated.

For help from the Secretary of State’s Workplace, Texans may also name (800) 252-VOTE.


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