Voters may vote at any of the Thirty-One Early Voting locations in Harris County
Houston, TX – Early voting starts Wednesday, Dec. 2 and runs through Tuesday, Dec. 8for the Dec. 12, 2015, Joint Runoff Election. There will be 31 Early Voting locations where City of Houston and HISD residents registered to vote in Harris County may vote. The early voting locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Sunday, Dec. 6 when polls are open from 1 to 6 p.m.
“During early voting, City of Houston and Houston Independent School District (HISD) voters may vote at any of the 31 locations in the county,” stated Stan Stanart, Harris County Clerk and Chief Election Officer.
City of Houston residents registered to vote in Ft. Bend County may vote at the location designated by the Fort Bend County election office. For more information Fort Bend County voters should visit www.fortbendcountytx.gov.
City of Houston residents registered to vote in Montgomery County may vote at one of the following three Early Voting locations:
- Kingwood Branch Library, 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood, 77345
- Hardy Senior Center, 11901 West Hardy Road, Houston, 77076
- Harris County Administration Building, 1001 Preston, 1st Floor, Houston, 77002
There are 11 contests that will be decided by the Dec. 12 Joint Runoff Election. The City of Houston will have six citywide positions on the ballot: Mayor, Controller, and City of Houston Councilmembers At-Large Position 1, 2, 4 and 5. Additionally, there are five single-member district contests, including Houston Council Member District F, District H, and District J and HISD Districts two and three. ”Only voters residing in these districts will be eligible to vote for candidates in the respective contests,” added Stanart.
“I encourage voters to do their homework on the candidates and take advantage of the 7 days of early voting. Voters can review their personal sample ballot at www.HarrisVotes.com before heading out to the nearest early voting location,” concluded Stanart.
Voters can view the early voting locations and times, view their individual sample ballot, review the list of acceptable forms of photo identification to vote at the poll, or find Election Day information, at www.HarrisVotes.com. Voters can also call the Harris County Clerk’s office at 713.755.6965, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.