Voter registration deadline Oct. 9, 2012
Smith County, Texas — The deadline to register to vote is October 9, 2012. There are many ways to register:
Go in person to one of the following locations:
- Noonday Community Center 16662 CR 196, Tyler, TX 75703
- Lindale Masonic Lodge 200 Margaret Street, Lindale, TX 75771
- Whitehouse Municiple Court 311 E. Main, Whitehouse, TX 75791
- Heritage Building 1900 Bellwood Rd. Tyler, TX 75701
- Smith County Annex 200 E. Ferguson, Suite 500, Tyler, TX 75701
Or you can go to http://votetexas.gov, and follow the instructions to register to vote, then mail your form in to one of the locations above.
Karen Nelson, Elections Administrator for Smith Co., tells KETK, "we have registered more than 2,500 people or more since the primaries and we expect a lot more people to come in between now and next Tuesday."
It's never too late to vote, even if you're 65 years old. KETK met a man that said this was his first time to register to vote, and he's looking forward to heading to the polls this year for the first time, he says, "My wife kept saying 'you need to vote, you need to vote' and I know how important it is, and it is, so I'm excited about it."