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Voter registration deadline approaches

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The deadline to register to vote in the November elections is Oct. 9. 

Want to register to vote but don’t know how or where? With November elections approaching, Aggies have a variety of options to make sure their registration is turned in before the Oct. 9 deadline.
On-campus resources:
The Council For Minority Student Affairs and the Young Democrats of the Brazo County are working together to help students register on campus. Located at the Memorial Student Center (MSC) every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the 12th Man Hall.
Registered voters of the Brazos County are volunteering to assist Aggies with registering. They have a table set up at the Ernest Langford Architecture Building (A), across from the Azimuth Cafe. A volunteer will be there Tuesday and Wednesday, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Off-campus resources:
Visiting the Brazos County Elections Administrators office
Don’t have time to register in person?
The website will provide all the forms that are needed to get registered to vote in the Brazos County. The service will then send an application through the mail. Once filled out, send it to the Brazos County Elections Administrator Office.
For all applications sent in, a voter’s card will be sent to the Brazos County address provided in the application.
How to get an absentee ballot:
Those who won’t be in Brazos County on Nov. 6 can apply for an absentee ballot. Either for early election or election day, a absentee ballot can be obtained by sending in an application and a written explanation. If approved, a voter will be able to send in their ballot via mail, fax or email.
Visit for more information about the absentee ballot.
Important Dates:

  • Election Day: November 6, 2018 (Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
  • Cutoff date for voter registration: October 9, 2018
  • Last date to receive application for ballot by mail: October 26 at 5 p.m.

Early voting dates:

  • October 22nd – 26th, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • October 27th, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • October 28th, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • October 29th – November 2nd, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Early voting locations:

  • Brazos County Election Administrator Office
  • Arena Hall
  • Galilee Baptist Church
  • Memorial Student Center Room L526

Election day voting locations
In College Station:

  • Parkway Baptist Church
  • Memorial Student Center Room L526
  • Prct. 4 Volunteer Fire Station (Brushy)
  • College Station ISD Administration Building

In Bryan:

  • Galilee Baptist Church
  • College Heights Assembly of God, Tx
  • Beacon Baptist Church
  • Brazos County Election Administration Office

A full list of locations and other information is available at

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