Early Voting starts Oct. 20; Governor, LSC bonds on ballot

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 Constitutional amendments, candidates for state and local offices, bond and trustee votes for Lone Star College, and several utility and water districts.

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

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

Victory Center, Lone Star College, 4141 Victory Drive, Houston 77088

Acres Homes Multi-Services Center, 6719 W. Montgomery Road, Houston 77091

Hardy Senior Center, 11901 W. Hardy Road, Houston 77076

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

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

Fairbanks Lone Star College 14955 Northwest Freeway, Houston 77040

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

Voters will be asked to authorize a $485 million bond issue for Lone Star College, to build new facilities to keep up with population growth. LSC’s president, Stephen Head, emphasized that these bonds will not require any new taxes.

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.

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