According to the news release, each of the new locations will be available to the public to distribute and receive voter registration forms and applications to vote by mail as well as assisting with other election-related services. The recent announcement brings the county's elections branch offices total to 10.
"I'm excited to open these additional locations to make voter registration and election services more accessible to the voters of Harris County," said Isabel Longoria, Harris County elections administrator, in a statement. "We've heard from our volunteer deputy voter registrars that additional locations will help empower them to register new voters in their communities, as they now have options around Harris County to turn in completed voter registration forms."
The 10 branch offices are located at:
- 1001 Preston, Houston (main office)
- 11525 Todd St., Ste. 100, Houston
- 6000 Chimney Rock Road, Houston
- 16715 Clay Road, Houston
- 14350 Wallisville Road, Houston
- 101 S. Richey, Ste. E, Pasadena
- 7300 N. Shepherd Drive, Houston
- 5300 Griggs Road, Houston
- 1001 Sgt. Macario Garcia, Houston
- 1721 Pech Road, Houston
According to the release, volunteer deputy voter registrars are designated by the county voter registrar to assist in registering eligible people to vote. Harris County currently has more than 2,300 people trained as volunteer deputy voter registrars, and Harris County residents who are age 18 and older can sign up for training online by clicking here. For more information about registering to vote in Harris County, click here.