deadline for Monday to register to vote in the November elections | Elections

Election day is fast approaching for Gregg County and early voting is expected to begin on October 18.

Voters can vote on eight Texas constitutional amendments, while residents of Kilgore ISD will decide the fate of a district bond referendum. Bond Proposal A totals $ 109 million for the construction of a new high school campus and the renovation of Chandler Elementary School. Proposal B totals $ 4 million and would fund renovations to the RE St. John Stadium.

The deadline to register to vote or update voter information is Monday. The deadline to request a ballot by mail is October 22.

The provisions of a new Texas election law will not be in effect for the November vote.

To receive a mail-in ballot, residents must meet at least one of the following conditions:

65 years or older;

Sick or disabled;

Anticipated absence from county (must be absent for the entire advance poll, on polling day, and provide an out-of-county address where a ballot can be sent and include dates on which mail can be received on that day. address) ; Where

Confined to prison, but otherwise eligible.

To register to vote or request a mail ballot in Gregg County, print the forms from the Gregg County Elections website at, call the office at (903) 236-8458 for receive the forms by mail or pick up the forms in person at 101 E. Methvin, suite 112, Longview.

Early voting will take place October 18-29 at the Gregg County Courthouse and Meadowbrook Golf and Event Center, 1306 Houston St. No. 3340 in Kilgore.

For voters in Gregg County, early voting is 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. from October 18 to 22. Early voting hours will continue from October 25 to 27 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on October 28 and 29. .

Election day is November 2 and voting hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

In Gregg County, registered voters can vote at any of the following locations on polling day:

Longview Community Center, 500 E. Whaley Street, Longview;

Saint Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCann Road, Longview;

Alpine Presbyterian Church, 4102 Tryon Road, Longview;

Judson Community Center, 1129 FM 1844, Longview;

Spring Hill First Baptist Church, 4000 Gilmer Road, in the Gymnasium, Longview;

Pine Tree Community Center, 1701 Pine Tree Road, Longview;

Community Connections, 501 Pine Tree Road, Longview;

Greggton Community Center, 3211 W. Marshall Ave., Longview;

Calvary Baptist Church, 4715 Tenneryville Road, Longview;

Emmanuel Baptist Church, 501 EUS 80, White Oak;

Gladewater First Methodist Church, 217 W. Quitman Ave., Gladewater;

Old Sabine ISD Elementary Cafeteria, 5219 Old Highway 135 North, Liberty City;

Kilgore Community Center, 622 Kay Street, Kilgore;

Meadowbrook Country Club, 1306 Houston St., Kilgore;

Elderville Community Center, 10450 Texas 349, Longview;

St. Mark’s Church CME, 1100 Sapphire Street, Longview; and

Stamper Park Resource Center, 502 S. Center St., Longview.

All voters must present acceptable photo ID to vote in person. The following forms of photo identification will be accepted, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s office:

Texas Driver’s License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety;

Texas Electoral Identification Certificate issued by the DPS;

Texas Personal Identity Card issued by the DPS;

Texas Handgun License issued by the DPS;

US military ID card containing the person’s photograph;

Certificate of US citizenship containing the person’s photograph; and

US passport (book or card).

The following is a list of supporting identification that may be presented if the elector does not have one of the acceptable photo IDs and cannot reasonably obtain one:

Copy or original of a government document indicating the elector’s name and address, including the voter registration certificate;

Copy of the current or original electricity bill;

Copy or original bank statement;

Original government copy or check;

Copy or original paycheck; Where

Copy or original (a) of a certified national birth certificate (from a US state or territory) or (b) of a document confirming the eligible birth in a court that establishes the elector’s identity (which may include a foreign birth document).

After presenting one of the supporting documents listed above, the voter must sign a declaration of reasonable impediment.

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