|HOUSTON – Mayor Turner kicked off the first day of early voting with students from the University of Houston (UH) and Texas Southern University (TSU).
The Mayor announced the Mayor’s Early Vote College Challenge, a challenge encouraging students from the University of Houston, Texas Southern University, and Rice University to cast their ballots during early voting. Mayor Turner will receive a daily report of the turnout on local campuses and will announce the winning school after the election.
During his visit to Texas Southern University, Mayor Turner took part in TSU’s Student March to the Polls. The Mayor joined TSU students by marching down the campus to the TSU polling location where he casted his ballot.
On the first day of early voting, Harris County smashed a record previously set in the 2016 election cycle.