October 22, 2013
Election Day is Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The Mayor, City Controller and all 16 Houston City Council Members are up for election every two years. There are also municipal offices, nine state constitutional amendments and two county bond initiatives to consider. Please don't forget to cast your votes on these important decisions that need to be made. Early voting has begun and ends Friday, November 1. Every vote counts! And remember photo identification (ID) is now required to vote.
For a list of early voting locations, visit http://www.harrisvotes.com/EarlyVoting/EarlyVotingLocationsSchedule.pdf. For information on acceptable photo IDs and election identification certificates, visit http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/DriverLicense/electionID.htm.
On election day, Tuesday, November 5, the polls are open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. To determine your voting location, visit www.harrisvotes.com/voterballotsearch.aspx?L=E or call 713.755.6965. For any other voting information visit, http://www.harrisvotes.com/.
To help the public properly dispose of unused or expired medication, the City of Houston is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to host the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10 am. - 2 p.m. All capsules, tablets and solid dosage forms of prescriptions will be collected. This service is free, anonymous and open to all.
Note: Injectables, intravenous solutions and syringes will not be accepted.
Citizens can drop off prescription drugs to Houston Police Department (HPD) personnel at the following nine locations from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Clear Lake Police Station - 2855 Bay Area Boulevard - Houston 77058
For more information, contact Sergeant K. Herndon at 713.308.3200 or DEA at 1.800.882.9539. To learn more about HPD, visit http://www.houstonpolice.org. To learn more about DEA, visit http://www.dea.gov.
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