Harris County to Participate in State-Mandated Voter Roll Update right before the March Primary Election

According to the Texas Election Code, if a voter has been on the suspense list and has not voted for two federal elections or has not updated their address, they are removed from the voter roll. This action is taken every even-numbered year. This year, approximately 84,688 individuals will be removed.

Voters may check their voter registration status, update their name or address and learn how to register to vote at www.hctax.net.

Read more here: https://www.hctax.net/About/Announcements/Jan22015 

*In order to maintain the accuracy of the voter roll, voters put on suspense who have not provided the voter registrar with a new Harris County address are to be removed from the voter roll in accordance with Sec. 16.032 of the Election Code. The Election Code specifies that a suspended voter is to be removed (purged) from the voter roll on the November 30, of the even year after the voter has been on suspense for two general elections. The voter registrar maintains a list of suspended voters purged from the voter roll.

August 10, 2015 : After comparing voter registration records with the US Postal Service National Change of Address, Harris County will be sending approximately 170,000 notices to individuals whose current residential address is different from their voter registration record. The notice will include a form to update their information and a postage-paid envelope. Once received, the voter’s file will be updated.

Read more here: http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/humble/news/harris-county-finds-voters-on-the-move/article_1a65043b-1473-5ad4-b0a9-379500932c11.html

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