Important 2012 election dates

Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade is reminding Texans to register to vote by Monday, April 30th so they can vote in the May 29th Republican and Democratic Primary Elections.

"With one week left to register to vote, there is still plenty of time for all eligible Texans to get registered so they can participate in the May 29 Primary Elections," said Secretary Andrade. "Registering to vote is an important first step in the voting process and can be done quickly and easily."

Early voting for the Primary Elections begins May 14th.  Click here for other important election dates.

Texans can verify their voter registration or find information on how to register to vote at the state's online, one-stop voter resource, They can also find contact information for all local elections administrators or county clerks around Texas.

Early voting in the city and school board elections begins April 30th and runs through May 8th.  The general election will be held May 12th.

Check KTRE's '2012 Your Voice, Your Vote' to find out more about candidates in contested races.

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