CEDAR PARK, Texas — Actress Natalie Portman will join MJ Hegar, at an early vote rally and canvass launch on Thursday.

The event is at 10:30 a.m. at 10222 Pecan Park Blvd #13 in Austin. The event is open to the public.

Hegar is the Democratic nominee for for U.S. House District 31. She’s running against Republican incumbent John Carter.  He’s held the seat since 2002.

U.S. House District 31 is a historically Republican district that covers all of Williamson County and parts of Bell.

Portman is in town for the Austin Film Festival for the screening of her new movie, Vox Lux.

Candidate Conversation: MJ Hegar
Candidate Conversation: Rep. John Carter