5 things you need to know about voting in Travis County midterm elections

Election Day is near. Here’s a quick guide to help you prepare to make an informed decision. Plus, find voter registration events. ¡Tu voto es tu voz!

Tues. Oct. 11 is the last day to register to vote for the midterm elections. Early voting starts Mon. Oct. 24 and ends Nov. 4.

Voting goes from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Here’s a list of early voting locations in Travis County.

Election Day is Nov. 8. Travis County voters can vote at any polling place in the county. There will be five mega voting centers and on Oct. 29 and Nov. 4 they will be open until 9 p.m.

Want to see what’s on the ballot? Find a sample ballot and download it here.

Find information about voter registration, poll wait times and more on votetravis.com.

️ Head to a voter registration marathon hosted by PODER, a grassroots environmental and social justice nonprofit. Drive thru or walk up to register to vote in English or Spanish at the Mariposa Complex on 4926 E. Cesar Chavez St. from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 11. Not sure if you’re registered? PODER volunteer deputy registrars can help you check and direct you to the polling location nearest you.

️ Swing by Joe’s Bakery on Oct. 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to register to vote while getting some breakfast, lunch or pan dulce.HABLA y Vota will help folks register to vote, answer election questions, check registration status, and update name/address.

️ The 2022 mid-term elections are on the horizon. Have a voting question? Text the word ‘Austin PBS’ and your question to 855-670-1777 or go here and get your question answered directly. Austin PBS and America Amplified will be researching and answering voter questions. Austin Vida plans to share upcoming stories based on your questions.

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