(Oct. 22, 2018) -- UTSA is a designated early voting site for the Nov. 6 midterm election. Any registered Bexar County voter can skip the lines and cast a ballot at UTSA Oct. 22 to Nov. 2 in the H-E-B Student Union Bexar Room (HSU 1.102) on the UTSA Main Campus. Voters at the Downtown Campus can vote early at the nearby Bexar County Elections Dept. at 1103 S. Frio St.
During this midterm election, Texas voters will be deciding on races for seats in the House of Representatives and Senate along with Governor, Lt. Governor, Comptroller, State Land Commissioner, State Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, State Agriculture Commissioner and State Railroad Commissioner. Bexar County elections include County Commissioner, District Attorney, District Clerk, County Clerk, County Judge and San Antonio charter propositions.
The UTSA Center for Civic Engagement is hosting several events to get the campus community excited to vote.
Roadrunner Voter Kickoff is from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22 on the Paseo on Main Campus.
For those at the Downtown Campus, bring a helmet and ride to the polls Monday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. Rain or shine, the entire community is encouraged to meet at Bill Miller Plaza and join City Council District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales as she leads Roadrunners on scooters to the early voting site at the Bexar County Elections Department. Participants should sign up in advance to reserve a free scooter to ride during the event.
On Monday Oct. 29, Move Texas will host a Party at the Polls from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Paseo. Guests will enjoy music, fun activities and food.
During the 2014 midterm election, 20.8 percent of UTSA registered voters cast their vote. The Center for Civic Engagement challenges more Roadrunners to vote this year to increase the number.
Early voting times at UTSA:
Monday, Oct. 22 – Friday, Oct. 26
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 28
12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 29 – Friday, Nov. 2
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Voters should be prepared to show a valid photo ID or secondary supporting ID.
Learn more about the UTSA Center for Civic Engagement.
A presentation on Mesoamerican archaeology by Juan Carlos Fernández Díaz and Jason Yaeger. Fernández Díaz’s 30-minute talk, “10 Years and 10,000 Square Kilometers: Empowering the Archaeological Geospatial Revolution in Mesoamerica,” will focus on the broader contributions of LiDAR mapping to Mesoamerican archaeology. Yaeger’s 15-minute talk, “LiDAR Survey and New Insights Into Ancient Maya Civilization in Central Belize,” will describe some of the specific archaeological discoveries that he has made in Belize, thanks to LiDAR data. Admission is free and open to the public.Biosciences Building (BSB 3.03.02), Main Campus
The Friday Nights Celestial Lights lecture series continues with a discussion on the topic of women trailblazers in the field of astronomy.Flawn Science Building, Lecture Room (FLN 2.02.02), Main Campus
Admission is free to all Alumni Association members. Nonmember adult admission is $20; children 16 and under are free. Anyone who wants to get rowdy is welcome! Giveaways, music, UTSA Cheer & Rowdy, Pep Band and more!e!Alamodome Lot C, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
Southern Miss comes to town for a gridiron battle with the Roadrunners.Alamodome, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
Mark Hayward, professor of sociology and Centennial Commission Professor in Liberal Arts at UT Austin, will speak as part of the Demography Lecture Series.Monterey Building (MNT 3.240), Downtown Campus
Admission is free to all Alumni Association members. Nonmember adult admission is $20; children 16 and under are free. Anyone who wants to get rowdy is welcome! Giveaways, music, UTSA Cheer & Rowdy, Pep Band and more!Alamodome Lot C, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
UTSA plays its last home game of the season against Florida Atlantic.Alamodome, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
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