Turnout is crucial in Joe Jaworski's race for mayor of Galveston. To help out on Election Day, this Saturday, May 8, meet up at his headquarters at 2125 Church Street in Galveston at noon. The group will grab some lunch, then go knock on doors and talk to voters. If you can come earlier, that's fine. If you prefer, you can help with phone banking.
Modern-day slavery, also known as human trafficking, will be the focus of the BAND meeting in April.
Steven Goff, project director for Houston Rescue and Restore (HRRC), will speak at the BAND meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14 at the Harris County Courthouse Bay Area Annex. Goff will cover what human trafficking is, how it works, who the victims are and what is being done about it in Houston.
Early voting for the Democratic Primary runoff is Monday, April 5 through Friday, April 9th. The polls will be open from 7 AM to 7 PM. You may vote in this unless you voted in another party's primary.
The nearest early voting location to our area is the Freeman Library location. See map for other locations at:
The Democratic Primary Election Day is Tuesday, April 13th. See voting locations online at:
At the March BAND meeting, members voted to recommend the following resolution for passage at the upcoming Senate District 11 convention.
RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF ADVANCED HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT EXPLORATION COMBINING THE BEST OF PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE PROGRAMS
A NEW AGE OF APOLLO
WHEREAS President Obama submitted a significant budget increase for NASA and proposed canceling the inadequately funded Constellation Program to return humans to the moon in NASA’s 2011 budget proposal;
You can play a part in assembling the Democratic platform. Here's how. The precinct conventions begin on Tuesday, March 2 after the polls close, at about 7:15 p.m. Each convention takes place at that precinct's primary polling place. You can attend the convention with your printed resolutions on the political issues of your choice, and you can also sign up to be a delegate at the Senate District convention.