Commissioners discuss workshop on MSC early voting site after continued support for it
Texas A&M students and community members fill the Brazos County Commissioners Court on Tuesday morning as the five-member group discusses and hears public comment about the Texas A&M Memorial Student Center as an early voting location. The current early voting locations has the Precinct 3 location as College Station City Hall instead of the MSC.Chelsea Katz
Chelsea Katz Texas A&M students and community members continued the push for the Memorial Student Center to be an early voting location for the November 2022 election. A dozen people addressed the Brazos County Commissioners Court on Tuesday in support of the group either moving the county’s Precinct 3 early voting location from the current site of College Station City Hall to the MSC or adding the MSC. City Hall is located across Texas Avenue from the university campus. Some speakers pointed to the tens of thousands of voters who are already on campus and others pointed to the difficulty students would have to get to City Hall between their class schedules and, for some, without a car. Texas A&M senior Kristina Samuel, president and founder of the university’s MOVE Texas chapter, said she was disappointed to see the agenda item was for 2023 instead of the November 2022 election, but urged the commissioners to consider it for both.
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