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Save the Date: Oct. 9 Last Day to Register for General Election

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Don’t let your vote get left out. To vote in the Nov. 6 general election, residents must register by Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Early voting takes place from Monday, Oct. 22 to Friday, Nov. 2. You can confirm your registration status on this website by going to Am I Registered? where you will select one of three methods for conducting your search, such as providing your driver’s license number and date of birth.

If you have more questions about the voting process, go here.

Below are just a few of the candidates who will need your vote during the general election. To see the full list, go here.

U.S. Senator

Republican (Rep) – Ted Cruz
Democrat (Dem) – Beto O’Rourke
Libertarian (Lib) – Neal M. Dikeman

U.S. Representative District 20

Dem – Joaquin Castro
Lib – Jeffrey Blunt

U.S. Representative District 21

Rep – Chip Roy
Dem – Lee Santos

U.S. Representative District 23

Rep – Will Hurd
Dem – Gina Ortiz Jones
Lib – Ruben Corvalan

Governor

Rep – Greg Abbott
Dep – Lupe Valdez
Lib – Mark Jay Tippetts

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The Fight of His Life

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Not to be confused with the late Elija Cummings, United States House of Representative for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District and civil rights advocate, Georgia Congressman and Civil Rights icon John Lewis recently announced that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. 

Lewis, 79, has served in Congress since 1986, representing Georgia’ 5th Congressional District.  Celebrated for his fight for civil rights, Lewis is also recognized for joining forces and marching alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1965 to lead a voting rights march out of Selma, Alabama.

Lewis doesn’t plan on giving up now.  Realizing he will have to miss work and maybe even a few important key votes, he knows he is in the fight of his life with hopes of getting back to the front of the battle lines soon.

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Rep. Elijah Cummings Dead at 68

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