Festival encourages local Latinos to vote

October 27, 2012 7:59:06 AM PDT
Several groups representing Latino voters are holding a voting festival today to encourage early voting in the Latino community.

Today's festival is organized by the Mi Familia Vota education fund and is being held at Bayland Park on Bissonnet in southwest Houston.

Organizers are informing voters about the importance of the Latino vote this election, as well as encouraging civic participation.