October 16, 2020/Media, Press

BREAKING: Within the First Two Day of Early Voting, Texas Nears 2 Million Voters

Urban and Suburban Counties Across the State Continue to See Record-breaking Turnout


AUSTIN, Texas — Enthusiastic Texans continue to break voter turnout records. Texans voted in record-breaking numbers during the first two days of early voting, topping almost 2 million voters.

Urban and Suburban counties continue to break early voter participation numbers:

  • Harris County: More than 287,000 votes in person and by mail

  • Dallas County: More than 122,000 votes in person and by mail

  • Travis County: More than 97,000 votes in person and by mail

  • Collin County: More than 77,000 in-person votes

  • El Paso County: More than 35,000 in-person votes

  • Williamson County: More than 22,000 in-person votes

  • Denton County: More than 68,000 in-person votes

  • Tarrant County: Nearly 124,000 votes in person and by mail

  • Bexar County: Nearly 120,000 votes in person and by mail

  • Hidalgo County: More than 34,000 in-person votes

  • Cameron County: More than 17,000 in-person votes

  • Galveston County: More than 31,000 in-person votes


Texas Democrats across this great state are ready to flip Texas. 


Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:

“Texas Democrats are fired up. We are breaking voting records in urban and suburban counties. In two days, Texas almost collected 2 million early votes, an all-time record.

“While the first two days of early voting were inspiring, there is still more work to be done and plenty of votes to be cast. Texans are looking for leaders who will end the coronavirus crisis, protect our healthcare, fight for racial justice, and build our economy back better.

“We are creating a movement. Make your plan to vote at MyTexasVotes.com.”