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Texas Secretary of State to Hold Vote Texas Event at University

Amanda Castro-Crist

October 3, 2016

Carlos Cascos

Carlos H. Cascos will speak with Texas Tech students about the upcoming fall election.

Carlos Cascos
About Carlos Cascos
Secretary Cascos is the 110th Texas Secretary of State and a former county commissioner and judge. He was born in Mexico and became a U.S. citizen as an adolescent. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the keynote speaker for the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce's 2016 Hispanic Heritage Luncheon.

WHAT: Texas Secretary of State Carlos H. Cascos will visit Texas Tech University to meet and speak with students. The stop is part of his Vote Texas campaign.

Secretary Cascos will discuss what Texas voters need to know about the fall election and what forms of identification will be needed at the polls. Members of the Student Government Association will be in attendance.

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert L. Duncan and Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec will be in attendance at 4:15 p.m.

The event is free and open to all Texas Tech students.

WHEN: 4-5 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 5)

Media availability for Secretary Cascos will begin at 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Red Raider Ballroom, Student Union Building

Parking will be available in the lot east of the Student Union Building by McClellan Hall.

CONTACT: Alicia Pierce, communications director, Texas Secretary of State, (512) 463-6116 or APierce@sos.texas.gov

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