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BURNET — People who would like to make their voices known in the November general election need to register to vote on or by Oct. 6.

In order to vote in the Nov. 4 election, which features local and state races, a person must be a registered voter. People can pick up a voter registration application from a number of places, including government offices, libraries, city offices or online at

Texans can also check if they’re currently registered to vote at the above mentioned site.

Registering to vote doesn’t take long and allows residents to have a voice in elections and their government.

Voters have several races on the Nov. 4 ballot including Texas governor, U.S. senator, Texas lieutenant governor, U.S. representative, state representatives, judges and many other state races. Burnet Consolidated Independent School District residents also have a $26.75 million bond proposal on the ballot.

Horseshoe Bay residents have a city council election on the ballot.

Early voting for the Nov. 4 election is Oct. 20-31.

Go to or for more information on those counties election. Or go to for more information on the registration and voting process in Texas.