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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE
September 01, 2016

Media Contact: Jessica Holloway
Office: (713) 274-8003
Jessica.Holloway@hctx.net

Less Than 30 Days to Register to Vote for Nov. Election

Mike Sullivan Releases Top 30 Reasons to Register to Vote

Time is running out, Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan is urging all citizens to register to vote.

“This year’s election will be historic as we vote on a new president, vice president, members of Congress and local elected officials,” said Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan. “I want every eligible person registered to vote. That’s why I’m releasing a Top 30 Reasons to Register to Vote.”

The Top 30 List will be posted on the Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office website and shared on social media.

Citizens can register to vote at any local library, post office or Tax Assessor-Collector’s office branch location. Voter registration applications must be received by my office or postmarked by October 11, 2016 for the applicant to be eligible to vote in the 2016 General Election. If a registered voter has moved within Harris County or changed their name, they can update their voter registration information by visiting www.hctax.net and clicking on the Name/Address Change button under the Voter Registration tab.

Currently, Harris County has more than 2.1 million registered voters. Residents may check their voter registration status at www.hctax.net or they can call (713) 274-8200 or email voters@hctx.net if they have questions.

Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan also serves as the Harris County Voter Registrar, which conducts voter registration activities and maintains a certified list of registered voters. Learn more about voter registration and the requirements by visiting www.hctax.net.

Less Than 30 Days to Register to Vote for Nov. Election

  1. It's your right.
  2. If you don't vote for your own interests, who will?
  3. Preserve the integrity of our system - VOTE.
  4. You can help elect your chosen candidate.
  5. Apathy gets us nowhere.
  6. You have views and opinions.
  7. The rest of us are depending on you.
  8. If you don't vote, you can't be counted.
  9. It's your money and others are deciding how it's spent.
  10. People have risked their lives for the right to vote.
  11. If you don't vote and a law passes you don't like, you could regret it.
  12. The election becomes more fun to watch.
  13. For the anticipation of who wins.
  14. Be part of the decisions that affect your school and your neighborhood.
  15. Let your voice be heard.
  16. Taxation without representation is tyranny.
  17. You have researched the issues and candidates and can make an informed choice.
  18. You help represent others who cannot vote.
  19. Elections belong to the people.
  20. You don't have to like politicians or even politics to vote.
  21. Every vote counts.
  22. You get a free sticker!
  23. If you don't register to vote, nothing changes.
  24. Together we can make a change.
  25. You can affect the future.
  26. Because it's easier than you think.
  27. It only takes a few minutes.
  28. The decisions have a large impact and affect your family.
  29. The decisions span time and leadership changes.
  30. The deadline is quickly approaching! GO REGISTER NOW!