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Interim Nacogdoches Co. election administrator: Feb. 1 is last day to register to vote

There are some important election dates approaching for voters.  (Source: KTRE Staff) There are some important election dates approaching for voters. (Source: KTRE Staff)
The deadline to register to vote is Feb. 1. (Source: KTRE Staff) The deadline to register to vote is Feb. 1. (Source: KTRE Staff)
Todd Stallings is serving as the interim election administrator. He is well experienced in conducting elections. (Source: KTRE Staff) Todd Stallings is serving as the interim election administrator. He is well experienced in conducting elections. (Source: KTRE Staff)
NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

The March Primary is fast approaching.

The election's success depends on voter participation. There are some important deadlines voters should know about.

Todd Stallings, the interim Nacogdoches County election administrator, is taking over the duties of Debra Gaston who retired at the end of last year.

"For the most part as for as making the election happen that's something I have been part of almost every aspect for many years,” Stallings said. “The first week was a bit tricky, but I think everything is moving along very well right now."

That is all thanks to Stallings’ commitment. He pulled an all-nighter finishing up at 4:00 this morning.

"We just got our ballots in and the first people we usually want to take care of, we usually like to get the mail ballots out and at the top of that list will be our military and overseas voters,” Stallings said.

About a hundred mail in ballots requested thus far should go in the mail tomorrow. Residents have until Feb. 19 to file a mail ballot application.

The deadline to register to vote comes much sooner.

"The last day to register to vote is Feb. 1,” Stallings said.

And if you're registered and haven't received your voter card check soon with the election office. You'll want to have one for the March 1 primary.

"We will have a fairly significant amount of people come vote in the primary,” Stallings said. “I think it's going to be busy."

The Nacogdoches County Democratic Party has new headquarters on East Main. It hosts voter registrar training on Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Courthouse Annex.

The Nacogdoches County Republican Party has participation growing at phone banks, block walks and registration drives.

The Nacogdoches County elections Website has lots of good information.

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