On Thursday, the Senate District 29 Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) announced that their nonpartisan voter guide for three school districts having elections during the May 2019 Uniform Election had been published.
“The voter guide is meant to serve as a tool to educate community members and voters on candidates for the El Paso, Socorro, and Ysleta Independent School District Board of Trustees and promote informed voting habits,” State Senator José Rodríguez’s office shared via a news release.
The YAC’s mission statement is to be “an all-inclusive, nonpartisan organization that informs youth through legislation, education and civic participation.”
The YAC is one of seven committees that are set up to work with the office of Senator Rodríguez to:
- Effectively represent our community and the state on priority issues.
- Inform and engage the Paso del Norte and Trans-Pecos communities in decision-making at the highest levels of state government.
- Inform constituents and increase civic participation.
Early voting runs from Monday, April 22, 2019 through Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Election Day is on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Regular YAC meetings are at 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of every month at 100 North Ochoa Street, Suite A.