February 04, 2008
Last day to register is today

Today is the deadline to register to vote in the March 4 primary. I think it goes without saying that this is the biggest and most important primary we've seen in a generation in Texas, and that's regardless of the status of the Presidential races, so I'm going to rerun this post from Saturday. If you haven't registered yet, or recently moved and need to re-register, here's an announcement from HoustonVotes.org:

Houston Votes, a collaborative partnership of organizations and individuals strengthening the voice of Houston through voter registration, will be registering voters at more than a dozen locations across Houston on Saturday Feb. 2nd and Monday Feb. 4th. List of locations and times is attached and can be found at Houstonvotes.org.

Houstonians who plan to vote in Texas' historical Presidential primary on March 4th in either the Republican or Democratic Party must register by February 4th. Harris County residents can register by visiting any of the Houston Votes community registration sites.

The full list of registration sites and participating organizations is beneath the fold. Get registered and have a voice in who we'll be voting for in November. Here's more from the Chron:

  • Those with active voter registrations do not have to register again. Updated registration cards were mailed to voters in early January.

  • To register, fill out a voter registration card at state agency buildings, county court annexes, public libraries and marriage license offices. Or download a registration form at the Harris County Tax Office Web site -- www.tax.co.harris.tx.us -- and mail it postage-free by Monday.

  • Not sure if you are registered? Use the Web site to see if your name is already on the voter rolls.

  • Information required on a registration card is name, address and an identifying number such as a driver's license number or the last four digits of a Social Security number. Applications are available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

  • In Harris County, call the Voter Registration Department at 713-368-VOTE (8683) for more information.

  • Texas does not register voters by party affiliation. Voters can participate in a major party primary of their choice regardless of how or whether they voted in the past.

  • In-person early voting starts Feb. 19.

There you have it. Check to make sure you're registered, and get registered by Monday if you're not. It's important. Thanks very much.

Participating Organizations:

* ACLU - Texas
* Black Youth Vote!
* Equality Texas
* Houston GLBT Political Caucus
* League of Women Voters - Houston
* NARAL Pro-Choice Texas
* People for the American Way
* Planned Parenthood Houston
* Texas Freedom Network
* Texans Together

Houston Votes Voter Registration Sites

Saturday and Monday

Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market (Sat. & Mon. 10am - 6pm)
11242 S. Gessner @ Belfort

Wal-Mart Neighbourhood Mkt #3578 (Sat. & Mon. 10am - 6pm)
7960 [email protected] Wirt Rd.

Wal-Mart Spr Ctr. (Sat. & Mon. 10am - 6pm)
2700 S. Kirkwood Drive

Wal-Mart Spr Ctr.#3302 (Sat. & Mon. 10am - 6pm)
9460 W. Sam Houston Toll
Between Beechnut & Bissonnet

Wal-Mart Super Center (Sat. & Mon. 10am - 6pm)
10750 Westview @ Beltway 8

Foodarama (Sat. & Mon. 10am - 6pm)
11502 Wilcrest Dr.

Work Source (Sat. & Mon. 10am - 6pm)
1550 Foxlake

Wal-Mart Super Center.# 1279 (Sat. & Mon. 10am - 6pm)
10411 N Fwy, 45

Alief Community Park (Sat. 10am - 6pm; Mon. 10am - 9pm)
11903 Bellaire Blvd.

Hong Kong City Market (Sat. & Mon. 10am - 6pm)
11205 Bellaire Blvd

Monday Only

Breakfast Klub (Monday 7am-7pm)
3711 Travis

Houston Community College -Alief (Monday 11 - 6pm)
13303 Bissonnet

University of Houston
Butler Plaza, Located just outside the M.D. Anderson Memorial Library @ University Drive
Time TBD, check HoustonVotes.org for update

Prairie View A&M
MSC Building (Monday 8am - 5pm)

Posted by Charles Kuffner on February 04, 2008 to Election 2008
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