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Mark Richardson is a multimedia journalist, editor and writer who has worked in digital, print and broadcast media for three decades. He is a nationally recognized editor and reporter who has covered government, politics and the environment. A journalism graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, he was recently awarded a Foundation for Investigative Journalism grant and has three Associated Press Managing Editors awards for excellence in reporting.
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Last day for voter registration for Nov. 4
Today is the last day for voters to register in order to be eligible to cast ballots in the Nov. 4 General Election, which includes the Austin City Council election. You must register today to be able to vote either in the early voting period, Oct. 20-31, or on Election Day. To register, you must complete a voter registration form and mail it to the Travis County Tax Office postmarked by the end of the day. There are a number of places where you can obtain a registration form, including online, at local post offices and at the Travis County tax office on Airport Boulevard. Volunteers will also be registering voters today at all Thundercloud Subs locations from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. For more information, go to the Travis County Voter Information page.
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