TODAY is the LAST DAY of Early Voting / ACA Open Enrollment Begins Today / RECAP: Leadership & Ethics Lecture Series with Representative Coleman

The LAST DAY to vote early in the November 5th Election is TODAY, Friday, November 1st. I encourage you to vote early, as lines are typically shorter.

  • During early voting, you may go to ANY POLLING LOCATION.
    • Click here to find an early voting location near you.
  • Polls are open from 7am-7pm today

Election Day Info

Tuesday, November 5th is Election Day.

  • On Election Day, you may go to ANY POLLING LOCATION.
    • Text VOTE to 1-833-YES-0700 or click here to find an Election Day voting location near you.
  • Polls are open from 7am-7pm on Election Day (Nov. 5)

What to Bring

To vote, you must have one of the following accepted forms of identification:Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)

United States Passport (book or card)
United States Military Identification Card containing the person’s photograph
United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person’s photograph
Texas Handgun License issued by DPS
Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS

What To Expect on the Ballot:

  • Find your specific sample ballot at HarrisVotes.com.
  • The items on your ballot may vary depending on which area of the county you reside.
  • When you go vote, you can bring a marked sample ballot or a Voters Guide into the voting booth with you.

My Endorsements
  • Sylvester Turner for Mayor of Houston
  • Chris Brown for Houston City Controller
  • David Robinson for City Council Member, At-Large Position 2
  • Sallie Alcorn for City Council Member, At-Large Position 5
  • Abbie Kamin for City Council Member, District C
  • Dave Martin for Council Member, District E
  • Karla Cisneros for City Council Member, District H
  • Robert Gallegos for City Council Member, District I
  • Martha Castex-Tatum for City Council Member, District K
  • Rhonda Skillern-Jones for HCC District II

I urge you to vote FORProposition A: METRO NEXT. Click here for more info.


All voters will have 10 statewide constitutional amendments on their ballot. Please see below for my recommendations and analyses on the 10 propositions.

Support Proposition 1,2,3  
Oppose Proposition 4 
Support Proposition 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 

                   

         ACA Open Enrollment Begins Today

Texans can start buying health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace TODAY, November 1st. Open enrollment for the online marketplace, healthcare.gov, starts today, Nov. 1 and ends Dec. 15 this year.

The marketplace was created by federal health law for people who don’t get insurance through an employer, Medicaid or Medicare.

Despite what President Trump says, the ACA is still the law of the land and the federal funding is available for the millions of Texans who wouldn’t be able to afford coverage otherwise. Get enrolled today.

               Click here for more information.


RECAP: Leadership & Ethics Lecture Series with Representative Coleman

On Monday, I participated in the inaugural Leadership and Ethics Lecture Series with the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs.

It was an honor to speak on truth in politics, law making, and overcoming bias with eager students from the University of Houston. Thank you to all who came out.


What To Watch This Week:

Our video of the week is from PBS NewsHour: “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told fellow lawmakers that the nation’s democracy is at stake as they move forward with impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. “This is not any cause for any glee or comfort,” Pelosi said ahead of a vote on a resolution that outlines how the inquiry will proceed. The resolution passed 232-196, largely along party lines.”  You can watch below or click here.

 


 

Cartoon of the Week

John Darkow | Copyright 2019 Cagle Cartoons

Song of the Week

Our song of the week is “Thriller” by Michael Jackson.

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