By Jim Oberwetter, President & CEO, Dallas Regional Chamber
I just voted early in the state and local runoff elections. We are choosing our favorite candidate for U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress in some districts and in others State Senators, Legislators, Judges, State Board of Education and even some precinct chairmen. Many of you may be out of town on vacation Election Day, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. If so you have only until this Friday, July 27th to vote. Runoff elections in the summer especially have greatly reduced participation. So your vote will be amplified tremendously if you make time to cast it, between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. through this Friday. Click here for Dallas County early voting places; click here for a list of Collin County early voting places, click here for Denton County and click here for Tarrant County early voting stations. Exercise your right to vote; remember, it counts even more in a low turnout runoff election.