The League of Women Voters Texas (LWV-TX) 2016 General Election Voters Guide is now available. Print copies in English and Spanish are accessible through many libraries and distribution by local Leagues. To download and/or print an electronic version in English or Spanish, visit www.lwvtexas.org.
The LWV-TX 2016 General Election Voters Guide lists candidates in 21 contested national and state-level races who are on the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot and provides their answers to questions on issues that affect you ranging from the economy and the environment to social issues, such as immigration reform. The races include President of the United States, Railroad Commissioner, Texas Supreme Court Justices, Court of Criminal Appeals Justices, Court of Appeals Justices and the State Board of Education.
Additional information can be accessed online at www.VOTE411.org including candidate videos and races not in the printed version of the Voters Guide, as well as local races in areas covered by local Leagues. VOTE411 allows users to enter an address and review all races specific to that address. You can make selections and print a copy of your sample ballot.
The LWV-TX 2016 General Election Voters Guide is funded and published by the League of Women Voters of Texas Education Fund. Elaine Wiant, President of LWV-TX said, “For 96 years, helping voters cast an informed vote when they go to the polls has been the primary goal of LWV-TX.” Neither the League of Women Voters of Texas nor the Education Fund supports or opposes any political party or candidate.
Early voting begins October 24 and ends November 4.
Polls are open on Election Day, November 8, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Citizens that are in line by 7 p.m. will be able to vote on Election Day.
Only Texans who vote have a voice in Texas government. VOTE and help Make Democracy Work®.
For more information about the League of Women Voters of Texas, please visit www.lwvtexas.org or call the League of Women Voters of Texas office at 512-472-1100.