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Election Day is here!

Teach the Vote
Teach the Vote

Date Posted: 11/04/2014 | Author: Jennifer Mitchell, CAE

Today is your last chance to influence the outcome of important races on the ballot here in Texas, from electing a new Governor and Lieutenant Governor and other statewide officials, to deciding other races further down the ballot, such as seats in the Legislature and on the State Board of Education (SBOE). Here are a few last-minute tips for Election Day voters:

  • Polls are open until 7 pm tonight.
  • Unless your county has established a Vote Center for this election, chances are you must vote in your assigned precinct on Election Day. Click here to search for your assigned polling place.
  • Unlike the primary elections held earlier this year, on Election Day you can vote for any candidate on the ballot, regardless of party affiliation. Whether or not you show up at the polls is a matter of public record. However, there is no public record of which specific candidates you choose to support or oppose on today's ballot. We encourage you to vote your profession and support candidates who will support public education.
  • Don't forget your photo ID!
  • If you're still undecided, use Teach the Vote to learn more about the candidates' stances on major public education issues. View profiles of candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor here. You can also view profiles of all legislative and SBOE candidates here.
  • Follow @TeachtheVote on Twitter for election night updates.
The education community has the power and numbers to shape the future of public education in Texas through this election.

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