Early Voting starts Oct. 19

HARRIS COUNTY – Voters may want to start early this year, due to a very full ballot, with State Constitutional propositions, County, school and water district bond referendums, and candidates for a number of offices.

Early voting runs from Oct. 19 to Oct. 30, and the general election is on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Hours for voting are Oct. 19 to 23 from 8:00 to 4:30; Oct. 24 7:00 to 7:00; Oct. 25 1:00 to 6:00; and Oct. 26 to Oct. 30 7:00 to 7:00.

This year, in addition to the usual locations, the county has added locations: HCCS Northeast, and Riley Chambers Community Center to name two in this area. Also in this area, you may vote early at the Baytown Community Center, and at the main Harris County administration building downtown at 1001 Preston.

Of interest to local voters will be the 7 state constitutional amendments; 4 Harris County bond referendums; 24 Baytown propositions; 2 Baytown Police and Fire propositions; Harris County MUD No. 1 issuance of bonds and taxes to pay; and in Highlands Harris County WCID No. 1 issuance of $16 million in bonds and taxes to pay.

Outside of the immediate unincorporated area, there are also mayor and council races in the city of Houston, and bond and school trustee elections in surrounding community colleges and school districts.

Detailed information is available at www.harrisvotes.org.