Since these are runoffs for party primary elections, there are some extra rules you need to know:
If you voted in this year's Democratic Party primary, you cannot vote in the Republican Party runoff.
If you voted in this year's Republican Party primary, you cannot vote in the Democratic Party runoff.
If you did NOT vote in either party's primary, you MAY vote in either party's runoff.
Regardless of whether or not you vote in a party primary or runoff, you may vote for any party's candidate in the general election in November.
Where do I VOTE ON ELECTION DAY in the election on May 27, 2014?
When and where can I VOTE EARLY in person for the May 27, 2014
How can I VOTE EARLY BY MAIL for the May 27, 2014
Election Day Voting Information:
If you live in Harris County, you can find where to vote on Election Day by using this page, based on the home address you listed when you registered to vote.
First, please note the following important information:
If anyone challenges your right to vote:
- You are entitled to vote without being harassed or intimidated by anyone.
- Bring personal identification with you to the polls. For this election, you ARE required to have a photo ID.
- You do NOT need your voter registration card. (Of course, you DO need to be registered.)
- Each poll will have a list of eligible voters for that location. If your name is not on that list, the election worker should call the Elections Office to see if your registration can
- If you are told that you cannot vote because your name is not on the list, or because your identification is not accepted, you must be allowed to cast a "provisional ballot". A provisional ballot is not counted until after the election, at which time election officials will determine whether you were properly registered to vote.
- If records show you have moved, you can vote by signing an address confirmation.
- You have the right to receive a demonstration of voting equipment before voting.
- If you are disabled or are over the age of 65, you have the right to an accessible polling place and help in voting.
- You may bring written materials into the voting booth to assist you as you cast your ballot.
- Ask for the name of the person who is denying you the right to vote and write it down.
- Ask to talk to a supervisor and lodge a complaint or call the Harris County Elections Office at: 713-755-6965, or, if you would rather,
you may call the Harris County Democratic Party at 713-802-0085 and report your complaint.
To find your polling place,
enter your 5-digit zip code and click "Continue". You must use a zip code for an actual street address. Zip codes for post office boxes will not be accepted.
Please note that this location is open on Election Day, May 27, only. For Early Voting, please click here.
Enter your zip code (for the home address where you are registered to vote):
How to Vote Early By Mail:
You can vote early by mail if you are: at least 65 years of age; OR,
you are sick or disabled; OR,
confined in jail, but eligible to vote, OR,
you will be out of Harris County for any reason from May 19 - May 23 and on May 27, so you can't vote in person both during the early vote period or on Election Day.
To vote by mail, you must fill out and mail an application so that you will be sent a ballot. You may apply for the ballot on or after March 28. The county must receive your application by May 16. Click here to download an application to vote by mail.
Once you receive and mark your ballot, you must mail it so that it is received by 7:00 pm on Election Day. If you apply to vote by mail, and then decide to vote in person instead, you must cancel your request in writing or bring your unmarked ballot with you to the polls for cancellation.
There are special instructions for voters who are serving in the armed forces or who are living outside the United States. For more information, please click here.
How to Vote Early In Person:
If you are a Harris County resident and are registered to vote at a Harris County
address, you can vote early for the May 27 election just by walking in to any the locations shown below during the following times.
Any voter registered in Harris County can vote EARLY ONLY at ANY of the following locations:
(Note that on Election Day, May 27, you must vote in your neighborhood polling place, not the locations shown below.)
Inside the Loop:
- 1 - Harris County Administration Building, 1001 Preston, 1st Floor
- 2 - Holy Name Catholic Church, 1912 Marion St., 77009
- 3 - Kashmere Multi-Service Center, 4802 Lockwood Dr.
- 4 - Ripley House, 4410 Navigation Blvd.
- 5 - Houston Community College Southeast, Learning Hub, 6815 Rustic
- 6 - Palm Center, 5300 Griggs Road (Enter JP/Constable Door)
- 7 - Fiesta Mart, Inc., 8130 Kirby Drive just south of O.S.T.
- 8 - Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 West Gray
- 9 - Harris County Public Health Environmental Services, 2223 West Loop South
Between the Loop and the Beltway:
- 10 - Northeast Multi-Service Center, 9720 Spaulding
- 11 - Galena Park Library, 1500 Keene St., Galena Park
- 12 - IBEW Hall, 4345 Allen Genoa Road, Pasadena
- 13 - Sunnyside Multi-Service Center, 4605 Wilmington
- 14 - Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center, 3810 W. Fuqua
- 15 - Bayland Park Community Center, 6400 Bissonnet near Hillcroft
- 16 - Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter Drive (One Block East of Beltway 8 Off Richmond)
- 17 - Trini Mendenhall Sosa Community Center, 1414 Wirt Rd.
- 18 - Lone Star College Victory Center, 4141 Victory Dr.
- 19 - Acres Homes Multi-Service Center, 6719 West Montgomery Road
- 20 - Hardy Senior Center, 11901 West Hardy Road
Outside the Beltway:
- 21 - Octavia Fields Branch Library Annex, 1503 South Houston Avenue, Humble
- 22 - Kingwood Branch Library, 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood
- 23 - Crosby ISD Administration Building, 706 Runneburg Rd, Crosby
- 24 - North Channel Library, 15741 Wallisville Road
- 25 - Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market Street, Baytown
- 26 - Harris County Courthouse Annex #25, 7330 Spencer Highway, Pasadena
- 27 - Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane, Clear Lake
- 28 - Henington-Alief Regional Library, 7979 S Kirkwood
- 29 - Glen Cheek Education Bldg., 16002 Westheimer Parkway
- 30 - Nottingham Park, 926 Country Place Drive
- 31 - Franz Road Storefront, 19818 Franz Road.
- 32 - Bear Creek Park Community Center, 3055 Bear Creek Dr.
- 33 - Jersey Village City Hall, 16327 Lakeview Dr., Jersey Village
- 34 - Cypress Top Park, 26026 Old Hempstead Highway, Cypress
- 35 - Prairie View A&M University Northwest, 9449 Grant Road
- 36 - Tomball Public Works Building, 501 B James, Tomball
- 37 - Champion Forest Baptist Church, 4840 Strack Road
- 38 - Champion Life Centre, 3031 FM 2920 Road, Spring
- 39 - Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library, 22248 Aldine Westfield Rd, Humble
This information provided as a public service for Harris County residents
by former State Representative Scott Hochberg.
Click to e-mail Scott