Register to Vote in November Election

Residents within the College of the Mainland taxing district have until Tuesday, Oct. 9 to register to vote in order to decide on a $162.5 million bond referendum.

An opportunity to register to vote will be available on campus on Monday, Oct. 1 through Thursday, Oct. 4 as well as Monday, Oct. 8 and Tuesday, Oct. 9. A registration table will be set up in the LRC breezeway from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In order to take advantage of the voter registration on campus, individuals must be Galveston County residents and at least 17 years and 10 months of age. Individuals also must know their Texas driver’s license number or the last four digits of their Social Security number. 

The Nov. 6 ballot will contain Proposition A reading, “The issuance of a $162,500,000 bonds for the construction, renovation, acquisition and equipment of school buildings for the College of the Mainland and the purchase of the necessary sites for school buildings and the levying of a tax in payment thereof.”

Voters have a choice between “for” or “against” the measure.

Only registered voters that live within the COM taxing district - Dickinson, Hitchcock, Santa Fe and Texas City (including La Marque) school districts - are eligible to cast a ballot on the COM referendum.

When casting a ballot either during early voting or on Election Day, residents must provide a photo ID.  Acceptable forms of ID include a Texas driver’s license, Texas election identification certificate, Texas personal identification certificate, Texas concealed handgun license, U.S. military identification care containing the person’s photograph, U.S. citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph and a U.S. passport.

Early voting times and locations are as follows:

  • Monday, Oct. 22 through Friday, Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 27 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 28 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 29 through Friday, Nov. 2 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Galveston County residents can vote at any polling location within the county. The gymnasium at College of the Mainland and the COM Learning Center at 200 Parker in League City will be polling locations during early voting and on Election Day.

Other early voting locations include:

  • MUD 12 Building 2929 Highway 6, Suite 300, Bayou Vista
  • Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church 6333 Highway 6, Hitchcock
  • West County Building 11730 Highway 6, Santa Fe
  • La Marque Community Room 1109 B. Bayou Road, La Marque
  • Carver Park Community Center 6415 Park Ave., Texas City
  • Nessler Civic Center 2010 5th Ave. North, Texas City
  • Dickinson Community Center 2714 Highway 3, Dickinson
  • Old Bacliff Community Center 4503 11th St., Bacliff
  • Galveston County Justice Center 600 59th St., Galveston
  • Galveston County Court House 722 Moody Ave., Galveston
  • Joe Faggard Community Center 1750 Highway 87, Crystal Beach
  • Moody Methodist Church 2803 53rd St., Galveston
  • Seaside Baptist Church 16534 Termini-San Luis Pass Road, Jamaica Beach
  • Kemah Community Center 800 Harris Ave., Kemah
  • CCISD Administration Building 2425 E. Main St., League City
  • North County Annex 174 Calder Dr., League City
  • Friendswood ISD Administration 402 Laurel Dr., Friendswood
  • Creekside Intermediate 4320 W. Main St., League City
  • Friendswood City Hall 910 S. Friendswood Ave., Friendswood

On Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, the polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Election Day polling locations aside from the gymnasium at COM and the COM Learning Center in League City include:

  • MUD 12 Building 2929 Highway 6, Suite 300, Bayou Vista
  • Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church 6333 Highway 6, Hitchcock
  • West County Building 11730 Highway 6, Santa Fe
  • La Marque Community Room 1109 B. Bayou Road, La Marque
  • Carver Park Community Center 6415 Park Ave., Texas City
  • Nessler Civic Center 2010 5th Ave. North, Texas City
  • Dickinson Community Center 2714 Highway 3, Dickinson
  • Old Bacliff Community Center 4503 11th St., Bacliff
  • Santa Fe ISD Museum 13304 Highway 6, Santa Fe
  • Dayspring Church 2215 FM 646 Road North, Santa Fe
  • Texas City Central Fire Station 1721 25th St., Texas City
  • Calvary Baptist Church 517 18th Ave. North, Texas City
  • Mid-County Building 9850 Emmett Lowry Expressway, Texas City
  • San Leon Volunteer Fire Department 12th St. at Ave. D., San Leon
  • IBC Branch 2301 W. FM 646, Dickinson
  • Hometown Heroes Park 2105 Dickinson Ave., League City
  • Galveston County Court House 722 Moody Ave., Galveston
  • Joe Faggard Community Center 1750 Highway 87, Crystal Beach
  • Moody Methodist Church 2803 53rd St., Galveston
  • Seaside Baptist Church 16534 Termini-San Luis Pass Road, Jamaica Beach
  • Kemah Community Center 800 Harris Ave., Kemah
  • CCISD Administration Building 2425 E. Main St., League City
  • North County Annex 174 Calder Dr., League City
  • Friendswood ISD Administration 402 Laurel Dr., Friendswood
  • Creekside Intermediate 4320 W. Main St., League City
  • Friendswood City Hall 910 S. Friendswood Ave., Friendswood
  • Scott Building 4116 Ave. N ½, Friendswood
  • GISD Administration Building 3904 Ave. T, Galveston
  • Alamo School 5200 Ave. N ½, Galveston
  • Rebecca Sealy Hospital 404 8th St., Galveston
  • Regal Estates 500 Enterprise Ave., League City
  • League City Intermediate 2588 Webster St., League City
  • League City Civic Center 400 W. Walker St., League City

 

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