The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

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October 5, 2012

Tuesday is last day to register to vote

PALESTINE — Tuesday is the deadline for qualified persons to register to vote in next month’s general election.

New registrants, as well as persons needing to make name or address changes, are required to do so by Tuesday, according to Casey Brown, elections administrator for Anderson County.

The Nov. 6 general election ballot features the presidential race, in addition to key national, state and precinct races.

Early voting starts Oct. 22 and continues each day through Nov. 2.

All early voting in Anderson County takes place at the Anderson County Courthouse Annex at 703 N. Mallard St.

Early voting hours in Anderson County are as follows:

Monday, Oct. 22 — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 23 — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 24 — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 25 — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 26 — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 27 — 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 28 — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 29 — 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 30 — 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 31 — 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 1 — 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 2 — 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Brown noted that her office will jointly be conducting the Neches Independent School District’s board of trustees election. Like the general election, all early voting in the Neches ISD election will take place at the Anderson County Courthouse Annex in Palestine.

All Anderson County residents waiting until the Nov. 6 Election Day to cast their ballot should do so at their usual polling place.

Precinct 1 voters in Anderson County will be electing a commissioner and constable this cycle, while precinct 2 voters will be picking a constable.

There are no countywide races in Anderson County this fall.

Paul Stone may be contacted via e-mail at

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