Deputy registrars push to register new voters as deadline approaches

October 5 is last day to register to vote in 2020 presidential election

There has been an influx of ordinary people making extraordinary efforts to get people registered to vote. Meet three of them in this KSAT-TV extra.

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As the October 5 voter registration deadline approaches for the 2020 election, there are increasing efforts to recruit first-time voters all across San Antonio.

From drive-thrus to pop up events outside of local restaurants and coffee shops, deputy registrars are working to make the registration easier, faster and more accessible.

KSAT-TV talked with three people who have been dedicating their weekends and spare time to putting on these events. They talk about what inspired them to get involved, the importance of voting and how the challenges of navigating during a pandemic. Watch the interview in the video player above.

About the Author:

Alyssa Medina is the Video-On-Demand Producer and has worked at KSAT since 2016. She creates exclusive content for the KSAT-TV streaming app. Some of her most notable contributions focus on race and culture or health and wellness. She's created the segments 'Creating Black History in S.A.' and 'New Week. New You."