Early Voting starts Oct. 20; Governor, proposition on ballot

Photo ID required to vote

Early Voting starts on Monday, October 20 and runs through Friday, Oct. 31, prior to the General Election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4th, according to Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart. NOTE: A photo ID will be required for both types of voting.

Voters will be deciding on a Constitutional amendment, candidates for state and local offices, and school board trustees.

Hours for Early Voting are Oct. 20 to Oct. 24, 8:00am to 4:30pm; Oct. 25, 7:00am to 7:00pm; Oct. 26, 1:00pm to 6:00pm; and Oct. 27 to Oct. 31, 7:00am to 7:00pm. Any registered voter may cast an early ballot at any early voting location.

Regular Election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4 from 7:00am to 7:00pm. On that day you must vote in your assigned precinct location.

Some early voting locations in Harris County include:

Main County Clerk’s office, 1001 Preston St. Houston 77002

Crosby ISD Administration Building, 706 Runneburg Rd., Crosby 77532

Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market St., Baytown 77520

Wallisville Road, North Channel Branch Library, 15741 Wallisville Rd., Houston 77049

Galena Park Branch Library, 1500 Keene St., Galena Park 77547

Northeast Multi-Service Center, 9720 Spaulding St. Bldg. #4, Houston 77016

Humble Octavia Fields Branch Library, 1503 S. Houston Ave., Humble 77338

Atascocita Northeast Houston Baptist Church, 18000 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Humble 77346

Mercer Park Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library, 22248 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble 77338.

Candidates seeking election include U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative from several Texas Districts, Texas Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Judges, State Senators, State Representatives, Harris County District Attorney, and County Judge, Clerk, District Clerk, Treasurer, and Pct. 2 & 4 Commissioners.

Running unopposed are some incumbents, including Harris County Pct. 2 Commissioner Jack Morman, and Justice of the Peace Don Coffey.

The Constitutional Amendment asks voters to approve transfer of money from the Rainy Day fund, to the Highway fund for roads construction.

A Sample Ballot is viewable at www.HarrisVotes.com or www.LWVhouston.org.