Early voting for the May 4 local city and school elections doesn’t begin until April 22 but, if you aren’t registered, time is running out.
Thursday, April 4 is the deadline to register.
A spokesperson for the Austin County Elections Office confirmed that voter registration ballots postmarked with Thursday’s date will be processed and valid for the May election.
If you are unsure about your registration status, you can check online on the Austin County website or on the Texas Secretary of State’s website. If you discover you are not registered, you can download a registration application there.
Voter registration cards are also available in Sealy at the Gordon Memorial Library, 917 N. Circle Dr.
You cannot register to vote online; you must mail the application to the Austin County Elections office, 804 E. Wendt, Bellville, Texas 77418, postmarked no later than Thursday.
Voter registrations are good for two years and are renewed each even-numbered year so, if you cast a vote in last November’s General Election, your registration is valid for the local elections.
Area communities and Sealy ISD will hold elections on May 4. Early voting begins April 22 and runs through April 30.
Kristen Nelson Novicke
Bradley A. Miller
Brian Owen (I)
Ryan Reichardt – unopposed (I)
City of Sealy
Sharon Smith (unopposed)
Bobby Owen Byars (I)
Cynthia L. Kelly
Alderman (top two vote-getters win)
Derrick Dwain Dabney (I)
John Jeffrey Zeigler (I)
Malcom John Upfield
Michael Joe Skrivanek