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LAST DAY to register to vote in 2017 Election

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Please note that Hello Woodlands is an unbiased, nonpartisan news source that does not support just one party or candidate. We believe in providing the community with educational information, credible facts, thoroughly researched topics and articles, and to be a voice for ALL members in our community.

Today October 10, 2017 is the deadline and LAST DAY to register to vote in the 2017 Election!

No matter what candidate you are voting for or not voting for, are undecided, or just want to avoid this year’s race altogether, we ask that you register to vote. Your vote is important and can make a difference in the 2017 election.

Not sure if you are registered? Check your voter registration status to see if you are eligible to vote in the November 7, 2017 election here. You will only need your first name, last name, and birth date to discover if you are registered to vote in this election plus receive early voting information, poll location, current representatives, and other voting jurisdictions.

THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP CANDIDATES

Three at-large positions on The Woodlands Township Board of Directors will be elected in the November 2017 election, designated as positions 5, 6 and 7.

Ballot positions for candidates who have filed are as follows:

Position #5
1. John P. McMullan

Position #6
1. Ann K. Snyder

Position #7
1. Laura Fillault
2. Carol Stromatt

Each office carries a two-year term and all three positions are elected at large by voters in The Woodlands in both Montgomery County and Harris County. Learn more at http://www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/novemberelection

ELIGIBILITY

To vote in The Woodlands Township election, you must be a registered voter in the county of your residence and a resident of The Woodlands Township.

To be eligible to register in Texas, you must:

  • be a U.S. citizen;
  • be a resident of the county;
  • be 18 years old (you may register at 17 years and 10 months);
  • not a convicted felon (unless a person’s sentence is completed, including any probation or parole)
  • not declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law

WHERE TO VOTE

The Township election is conducted in accordance with the county elections. Visit www.montgomeryvotes.org or www.harrisvotes.org for polling locations.

Register to vote online today at http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/reqvr.shtml

IMPORTANT VOTING DATES

  • October 10, 2017 –  Last Day to Register to Vote
  • October 23, 2017 – First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance
  • October 27 2017 – Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (received, not postmarked)
  • November 3, 2017 – Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance
  • November 7, 2017 – Election Day

Learn more about the election on the Montgomery County Texas website at http://legacy.mctx.org/election/

Leading up until the election, Hello Woodlands will provide up-to-date news and publish information as an educational resource for residents and our community. Be sure to sign up for our weekly email newsletter to not miss out on important information, news and upcoming events! Sign up here: http://bit.ly/HelloWoodlandsEmail

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