Important Election Dates:

First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Postcard Application (FPCA)
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Last Day to Register to Vote
Monday, June 15, 2020

First Day of Early Voting
Monday, June 29, 2020

Last Day to Apply by Mail(Received, not Postmarked)
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Last Day of Early Voting
Friday, July 10, 2020

Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, May 27, 2020 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

Engaging the electorate across generations to register voters, get out the vote and challenging the barriers that have historically and systemically blocked our access to civic participations, especially among marginalized communities.

The new majority

Houston in Action members are covering the map and pushing back against systems that hold back youth voter registration and turnout through their collective work as GenHTX.
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Engaging and expanding the Electorate

Houston in Action members are coordinating make voter registration, turnout, and access for Houston-area eligible voters fair and equitable.

Protecting the vote

Houston in Action members are making sure that every eligible voter’s vote counts and protecting the integrity of our elections.
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Divide and conquer

Working together, GenHTX members have been assessing the landscape of new eligible high school voters, forging new relationships and building lasting inroads for activating Houston-area youth.

Redistricting is coming

Houston in Action members are already laying the ground work to take on redistricting efforts in a way that does our communities justice and works toward equity.

Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar trainings, Voting events, volunteer opportunities and more are happening November 2020

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Get Involved

The civic empowerment work of Houston in Action members is supported with training and leadership development through Community in Action.

Active Members

The following Houston in Action members and partners have been funded and trained for Census activities

Mi Familia Vota Education Fund
OCA–Greater Houston:
Gulf Coast Leadership Council
Avenue CDC
Texas Gulf Coast AFL-CIO
Workers Defense Project
Boat People SOS Houston
Volunteer Houston, A Program of Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston
Empowering Communities Initiative

United We Dream
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund
Korean American Voters League
Jolt Initiative
Texas Freedom Network Education Fund
Faith and Justice Worker Center
Living Hope Wheelchair Association
Houston Area Urban League
Houston Endowment
NALEO Educational Fund

Regardless of social identity, people should have equal opportunities to participate in, and have a meaningful impact, on civic life.

HiA is the collective power of people and organizations throughout the Greater Houston area coming together to promote community leadership and break down systemic barriers to civic participation.
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United Way of Greater Houston 2020 Census Response Grant