Get registered to vote!

For those wanting to get registered to vote in the 2012 primary elections, time is running out!Hope Andrade, Secretary of State for the State of Texas, is reminding Texans to register to vote by Monday, April 30, so they will be able to cast their ballots in the May 29 Republican and Democratic Primary Elections.“With one week left to register to vote, there is still plenty of time for all eligible Texans to get registered so they can participate in the May 29 Primary Elections,” Secretary Andrade said. “Registering to vote is an important first step in the voting process and can be done quickly and easily.”To verify voter registration, or find out information on getting registered to vote, log on to www.votetexas.gov. Candidates for office in the Hutchinson County primary election are as follows:Sheriff: Michael Lon “Mickey” Blackmon, Donald L. “Don” Johnson, and James QuallsCounty Commissioner, Precinct #3: S.T. “Red” Isbell, Jr. and Nathan G. SargentCounty Commissioner, Precinct #1: Larry G. CoffmanConstable, Precinct #1: Kendell McWilliamsConstable, Precinct #2: Ron CromerTax Assessor/Collector: Carrie D. KimmellCounty Attorney: Michael D. MilnerDistrict Attorney, 84th Judicial District: Mark W. SniderDistrict Judge, 84th Judicial District: William D. “Bill” SmithFor more information on getting registered to vote, call the Tax Assessor/Collector’s office at 878-4005.