Harris County prepares for May 24 runoff election
There will probably be lots of eyes on Harris County, each for native election outcomes in addition to to see if issues will run easily.
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Texans are heading down the ultimate stretch as voters go to the polls to resolve head-to-head matchups for November.
“We feel really good about tomorrow. We know that this is another extension of the beginning of the fight heading into November,” Harris County Democrats Party Chair Odus Evbagharu mentioned.
There will probably be lots of eyes on Harris County, each for native election outcomes in addition to to see if issues will run easily Tuesday.
“We’re very excited going into this primary and into November. Voters are seeing that the Biden administration is failing the average working American,” Texas GOP Chairman Matt Rinaldi mentioned.
Democrats and Republicans are battle-ready for the first runoff and are portray the image for their voters.
“Yes, these are separate elections, nevertheless it begins now,” Evbagharu said. “You know the Republican assaults on human rights proceed to escalate throughout the board.”
“Inflation is through the roof. People can’t afford gas, they can’t find baby formula to feed the kids and Republican voters are more energized than we’ve ever been,” Rinaldi mentioned.
With considerations surrounding Harris County’s earlier operations of elections, the county mentioned it’s ready.
“Harris County is ready for the Primary Runoff Election on Tuesday, May 24. Supply handout to over 500 presiding judges over the weekend went smoothly, and the last routes delivered the larger items, such as multiple voting devices, extension cords, signage, parking cones for curbside voting, etc. today,” Nadia Hakim, with the Harris County Election’s Administrator’s Office, mentioned in an announcement to KHOU 11 News.
“Whether we’re Democrats, Republicans, Independents … we all should be confident in our electoral process. The Republicans have done a great job to sow distrust in that process but we know better,” Evbagharu mentioned.
While Democrats are assured in Tuesday’s election, some Republican leaders are nonetheless pushing for new management in Harris County.
“I’m not confident at all in the elections administrator in Harris County to have a seamless election at any time,” Rinaldi mentioned.
“Voter turnout during last week’s early voting was phenomenal as we saw a massive jump from our 2018 numbers. The numbers are comparable to the turnout of the actual Primary Election and even the 2020 Primary Runoff Election, which had a presidential race on the ballots. We look forward to keeping the momentum and seeing Harris County come out tomorrow, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at any of our 260 polling locations, which is the most polling locations Harris County has seen in this type of election. Reminder: Any voter in line before 7 p.m. will be able to vote,” Hakim mentioned.
Voters should examine in in keeping with the political occasion they voted with on March 1. If they didn’t cast a poll on March 1, then they will select whichever occasion’s poll to vote on throughout this runoff.
Voters are inspired to go to HarrisVotes.com to view their pattern ballots and see which runoff contests they’re eligible to vote for. They can even examine the web site for the polling places nearest them and regularly-updated wait instances.