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If you have additional questions, call 844-TX-VOTES

Deadlines to request a mail-in ballot for the December runoff elections:

  • Tarrant County – November 27th
  • El Paso County – December 1st
  • Harris County – December 1st
  • Webb County – December 1st
  • Galveston County – December 4th
  • Kaufman County – December 4th
  • Travis County – December 4th
  • Corpus Christi – December 4th
  • Missouri City – December 4th

We recommend that you mail in your application for a mail-in ballot to your Early Voting Clerk more than two weeks before the election.

Once you’ve received your mail-in ballot, please complete it as soon as possible and either mail it to your Early Voting Clerk or hand deliver it to their office on Election Day.


 

FAQs

  • When do I have to apply for a mail ballot by?
    • The deadline to apply for a mail ballot is 11 days before Election Day, and the specific date will vary based on when your county is holding their runoff election.
  • When does my mail ballot need to be received in order to be counted?
    • Your mail ballot must be received by your county by 7pm on Election Day (if it’s not postmarked) or 5pm the day after Election Day (as long as it’s postmarked by 7pm on Election Day).
  • Can I send my ballot by FedEx or UPS?
    • We strongly recommend that you hand-deliver your ballot. If you chose to send your ballot via FedEx or UPS, keep in my that the envelope containing your ballot will not be postmarked, so it must arrive by Election Day.
  • What if I become disabled or hospitalized on or after the deadline to request a mail-in ballot?
    • You have the option of voting a late ballot. A registered voter who becomes disabled or hospitalized on or after the deadline may fill out this application, have a physician, chiropractor, or practitioner complete the affidavit section, and have a friend, family member, or other representative deliver the application and pick up a ballot from the early voting clerk. The application can be submitted until 5pm on Election Day. Then, the voter can mark the ballot, and their representative can personally deliver it back to the early voting clerk’s office before 7:00 pm on Election Day.

     

To learn more about voting by mail, you can call us at 1-844-TX-VOTES

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