THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (Thursday, October 21, 2021) – The Woodlands Township reminds residents that early voting for the November 2021 election is under way and concludes on Friday, October 29, 2021. Election Day is Tuesday, November 2, 2021.
Early voting in Montgomery County is open this Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the South Montgomery County Community Center, and early voting in Harris County is open this Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and this Sunday, October 24, 2021, from noon to 7 p.m.
To vote in The Woodlands Township election, you must be a registered voter in the county of your residence and a resident of The Woodlands Township. The Woodlands Township contracts with Montgomery County and Harris County to manage elections in their respective areas of the Township.
Montgomery County residents can view the full list of voting dates, polling hours, polling sites or check voter registration by visiting www.MontgomeryVotes.org or calling the Montgomery County Elections Office at 936-539-7843.
Harris County residents can view the full list of voting dates, polling hours, polling sites or check voter registration by visiting www.HarrisVotes.org or calling the Harris County Election Information Line at 713-755-6965.
More information about polling sites is also available on the Township website.
The Woodlands Township Board of Directors has called for an incorporation election on November 2, 2021. During early voting, residents of The Woodlands can vote "for" or "against" the propositions shown below:
THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP – PROPOSITION AAuthorizing the Type-A city incorporation of The Woodlands Township District and the adoption of an initial property tax rate of not more than $0.2231 per one hundred dollars ($100) valuation of taxable property
THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP – PROPOSITION B Upon incorporation of The Woodlands Township District into a Type-A General Law City to be called the City of The Woodlands, the transfer of the rights, powers, privileges, duties, purposes, functions, responsibilities, the authority to issue bonds, and the authority to impose taxes from The Woodlands Township District to the City of The Woodlands.
More information regarding the incorporation election can be found at www.thewoodlandsincorporationstudy.com.
Additionally, three at-large positions on The Woodlands Township Board of Directors will be elected in the November 2021 election, designated as positions 5, 6 and 7.
Ballot positions for candidates who have filed are as follows:
Each office carries a two-year term, and all three positions are elected at large by voters in The Woodlands Township in both Montgomery and Harris County. Per the Township’s enabling legislation, a Director is not entitled to compensation for service on the Board.
To learn more about The Woodlands Township election, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/novemberelection.