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Voter registration deadline is Oct. 5
Sep 23, 2009 | 723 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
AUSTIN – Secretary of State Hope Andrade is reminding Texans that the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 3 Constitutional Amendment election is Monday, Oct. 5.

“The deadline is approaching, but there is still time to register if you have not already done so,” said Andrade. “It only takes a few minutes to fill out a voter registration application – or to update information if you have moved – to be eligible to cast a ballot in November.”

Voters will decide on 11 proposed amendments put forth by the 81st Legislature.

Texans can review ballot language, explanatory statements regarding each proposed amendment and a sample ballot for the Nov. 3 election at the Secretary of State’s Web site: www.sos.state.tx.us.

Individuals who have yet to register may obtain an application from many county offices, post offices and libraries or may download an application from the VOTEXAS Website: www.votexas.org. A person may also check one’s registration status on the Web site or by calling the Secretary of State’s voter hotline at 1-800-252-VOTE (8683).

Texas residents are eligible to vote if they are a United States citizen, at least 18 years old on Election Day, not a convicted felon (unless sentence, probation, and/or parole have been completed), and not declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law.
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