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Voter and Election Information

Important Election Dates: The General Election is on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016; Register by Oct. 11; Turn in application to Vote By Mail Oct. 28; Early Vote Oct. 24 - Nov. 4.

Quick Voter Links

Vote411.org Register County: State Election Sites: Military Voters

Three Steps to Vote in Texas

ONE: Register

TWO: Be informed!

  • Read the LWV-TX Voters Guide.
  • Find Candidate information on VOTE411.org

THREE: Vote!
  • Vote by mail: Apply now!
  • Vote in Person: Find your polling location(s) at
Vote411.org or your
County Elections Office
  • Vote early: Monday, October 24, through Friday, November 4, 2016
  • Vote on Election Day! Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Congratulations! Be a Texas Voter!

Important Election Dates

First Day to Apply for Ballot by MailFriday, January 1, 2016
Last Day to Register to VoteTuesday, October 11, 2016
First Day of /Early VotingMonday, October 24, 2016
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)Friday, October 28, 2016
Last Day of Early VotingFriday, November 4, 2016
Election Day! Ballot by Mail DueTuesday, November 8, 2016

Texas Primary Election Results

Texas Constitution Amendment Election

"The way the Texas document is written makes it, perhaps paradoxically, both fairly easy to amend and highly restrictive in the powers it grants, making frequent and often highly specific changes necessary." (Chris Hooks)

Resources for the Texas Constitutional process:


The LWV-TX Fights for Your Right to Vote!

president Johnson plane President Johnson fought for your right to vote. Voting Rights Act of 1965

The LWV-TX continues to fight for your right to vote. Voting Rights and Election Laws