Chief election officer encourages Texans to register before deadline October 02, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints State Capital Highlights AUSTIN — Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs invited eligible Texans to celebrate and participate in National Voter Registration Day — the fourth Tuesday in September — by ensuring they are registered to vote before the Oct. 7 registration deadline. Hughs, the state’s chief election officer, issued a final ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!