VOTING INFORMATION FOR THE MAY 22 ELECTIONS
If you live in Texas and you are not sure if you are properly registered, you can check your voter registration here. For photo ID requirements for this election, please click here.
in Harris County, Texas
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, May 22, in Harris County, TX?
On Tuesday, May 22, you can vote only at a specific location, based on the address at which you are registered. Click here to use your address to find where you vote. (for voting on May 22, not for early voting)
When and where can I vote early in person in Harris County, TX?
Click here for hours and locations to vote early May 14 through May 18.
How do I vote early by mail in Harris County, TX?
Click here for information and deadlines.
From May 14 - May 18, any voter registered in Harris County can vote EARLY at the times shown below. For early voting, any voter registered in Harris County can choose ANY of the locations listed below the calendar, regardless of where in Harris County you are registered.
Voting Early In Person in Harris County, TX:
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Please Click here for voting locations for Election Day, May 22.
If you've already requested your mail ballot, or already have it, you must mark it and return it so that the county receives it by 7:00 pm on Election Day, May 22, or else it will not be counted.
Voting Early By Mail in Harris County, TX:
You can vote early by mail if you are:
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 Jan. 1, 2018. The county must receive your application no later than May 11. If you are a Harris County voter, you can click here to download an application to vote by mail.
- 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 14 - May 18 and also on May 22, so you can't vote during the early voting period nor on Election Day.
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.
(For early voting before May 22, please click here.)
Voting on Election Day, May 22, in Harris County, TX:
To find your voting location,
enter the 5-digit zip code for the home address where you are registered to vote. Then click "Continue".
You must use a zip code for an actual street address. Zip codes for post office boxes will not be accepted.
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This information provided as a public service for Harris County residents
by former State Representative Scott Hochberg.
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All content copyright 2018 Scott Hochberg