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AARP's Tim Morstad Talks to HPPR about the Texas Primary Runoff Election


With early voting ending this Friday, and the election schedule for Tuesday, May 24th, AARP encourages Texas residents to exercise their right to vote.

AARP’s Associate State Director for Texas, Tim Morstad, spent some time with High Plains Morning today, sharing the importance of VOTING in upcoming elections. Right now, the early voting period is in full swing, ending this Friday. The election will take place on Tuesday, May 24th. This will decide who will be running in the November primary, since so many races were too close to call. Tim discussed key voting changes, voting deadlines, resources and more. Hear our full interview on the link at the top of this page.

If you have questions regarding how to find your polling place, what ID may be necessary to vote, and the different ways to vote this May, look into the following links and phone numbers:

• State Online Portal, votetexas.gov
•1.800.252.VOTE (8683)

MORE ABOUT AARP (from their website):
AARP is committed to making sure Americans age 50-plus know their options and have their voices heard in this year’s primary runoff elections. AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org, www.aarp.org/espanol or follow @AARP, @AARPenEspanol @AARPadvocates and @AliadosAdelante on social media.

Jenny Inzerillo joined HPPR in 2015 as the host of High Plains Morning, our live music program that airs weekdays at 9 am to noon CST. Broadcasting from KJJP in beautiful downtown Amarillo, she helps listeners wake up with inspired music from our region and beyond. Tune in for new voices in folk/Americana, deep cuts from your favorite artists, soulful tracks from singer/songwriters across the world, and toe-tapping classics dating as far back as the 1920s. Plus, discover underground greats that just might be your new favorite band.