Final-day voter registrations surge in Gregg County
POSTED: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 11:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 11:14am
Longview, Texas — Voter turnout was brisk Tuesday in Longview, as Gregg County residents beat the deadline to register to cast ballots in the Nov. 6 general election.
“I just turned 18 not too long ago, and I thought it would be cool this year because I’m kind of getting independent,” newly minted voter Katie Alexander said outside the Gregg County Elections Office where she had just registered. “It was easy. I’m hearing that a lot of people will be voting. It’s important that everybody has a say-so in what happens in the U.S.”
Gregg County Elections Administrator Kathryn Nealy reported steady turnout for Tuesday’s deadline.
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