We've highlighted some of the exceptional Democratic candidates on the ballot for voters in the Clear Lake area in the link to the Election 2014 Democratic Reporter shown above.
Early voting begins Monday, Oct. 20 and continues until Friday, Oct. 31. We highly recommend early voting, because you can vote at any of the early voting locations within the county during that time. For Clear Lake area voters, the closest sites are the Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Ln., Houston 77062 or the IBEW Hall #66 at 4345 Allen Genoa Rd., Pasadena 77504. On Election Day, Nov. 4, voting must be at your specific precinct polling place. For details on early voting and Election Day locations, see harrisvotes.com.
Please join gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis for this week's block walk from the Clear Lake Democratic Headquarters on Saturday, Oct. 18. Let's have a great crowd of volunteers to welcome her! We'll meet at the headquarters at 12:25 p.m., and Wendy Davis is expected to join us during training 12:30 - 1 p.m. and in some block walking. The headquarters is next to the Star Cinema Grill. The shopping center sits at the intersection of NASA Parkway and I-45. Block walkers will be out in the field 1 - 4 p.m.
BAND will keep up the work of the 2014 campaign and still host watch parties for two important debates by state-wide candidates. Leticia Van de Putte and Wendy Davis are debating their Republican opponents on back-to-back nights Monday, Sept. 29 and Tuesday, Sept. 30. On Monday night, we will be phone banking from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Just prior to 7, we'll begin streaming the debate between Van de Putte, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, and Republican Dan Patrick at 7 p.m. Monday. Please arrive as close to 5:30 p.m. as possible.
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis will debate Republican Greg Abbott twice in September, and we will host debate-watching parties at the Clear Lake Democratic Headquarters at 1020 W. NASA Pkwy., Suite 204. The first debate at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19 will originate from Edinburg, and we'll gather at the headquarters at 5:30 p.m. to watch streaming video. The second debate, to be televised across the state, will be on Tuesday, Sept. 30.