JEFFERSON COUNTY - From Tax Assessor Collector Shane Howard - J. Shane Howard, Jefferson County Voter Registrar, has announced that individuals who wish to vote in the November 6th Elections must register, or make necessary corrections to their name and/or address, on or before, Tuesday, October 9, 2012.
Jefferson County residents may register in person at the Jefferson County Courthouse at 1149 Pearl Street in Beaumont, the Mid-County Tax Office at 4605 Jerry Ware Drive in Nederland, or at the Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse, located at 525 Lakeshore Drive in Port Arthur. Several deputy voter registrars are also working throughout the community to register individuals.
The current Voter Registration Certificate is yellow and white. If you have a name or address change, or are unsure of your status, call 409-835-VOTE (8683) or 409-985-VOTE (8683). All new Voter Registration Applications and changes to your name and/or address must be postmarked on or before October 9, 2012.
Howard said, "It is vital that citizens who wish to be engaged in this most fundamental way by exercising their right to vote be properly registered and maintain accurate information. I and my staff are committed to the highest level of service in assisting residents to be promptly and properly registered."
In an effort to accommodate all residents of Jefferson County, the Beaumont Voter Registration Office will extend its hours and be open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on October 9, 2012.
Voter registration deadline October 9
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