An Oct. 7 deadline has been set for Texas residents to register to vote in the upcoming November elections, according to the Secretary of State – Texas website.

It also is the last day to make a change of address effective for the Nov. 5 uniform election, which features 10 statewide ballot measures.

Early voting begins Oct. 21. Residents may obtain a voter registration application from the Cherokee County Elections Office in Rusk or fill

out an application online at

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