Houston looks to boost turnout by offering 24-hour voting


November 1, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — As rapper Bun B finished his late-night set during a drive-in concert to promote eight 24-hour polling places in and around Houston, he urged fans to go out into the night — and early morning — to vote.

"It feels good to see my people out there that are ready to vote, ready to be heard ... If you haven't voted yet, you need to drive on over. The polls are open right now," the Houston-based performer said during the livestreamed concert Thursday.

Many followed the rapper's advice as they flocked to the polling sites in Harris County — Texas' most populous county — t...

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