Primary Run-off Election Day & Senate District 14 Special Election Day: Tuesday, July 14
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In-person early voting: June 29-July 10; polls closed Fri.-Sat., July 3-4*
Last day to to request a ballot by mail (received, not postmarked): Thursday, July 2**
To vote by mail, you must first apply for a ballot. The Travis County Elections Division only sends out applications or ballots on specific request from a voter. For more info, or to download a ballot application, visit the Travis County Clerk's Office elections webpage here. You may also request a ballot application online at the Texas Secretary of State's website and an application will be mailed to you.
*Editor's note: Per Governor Greg Abbott's May 11 proclamation, in-person early voting begins Mon., June 29, a week earlier than its originally scheduled start on July 6.
**Expanding Vote-By-Mail due to COVID-19 precautions is evolving in Texas; for now, voters should assume that they will have to request a mail-in ballot and must do so by July 2.
Primary Run-off Election
Several of the March 3 primary elections in Travis County and across the state will move to a run-off election. In light of COVID-19, the rescheduled primary run-off election day is Tuesday, July 14.
For the Democratic Party, races include the U.S. Senate; Congressional districts TX-10, TX-17, and TX-31; and the Texas Railroad Commission. Local Dem run-off elections will be held for County Court at Law No. 4; District Attorney; County Attorney; and the Precinct 3 seat on Commissioners Court.
For the GOP, Congressional districts TX-17 and TX-35 will move to run-offs, in addition to State Board of Education District 5 and Texas House of Representatives District 47 races.
Senate District 14 Special Election
Six candidates have filed in the race to replace retired Kirk Watson in the Texas Senate. In the order they'll appear on the ballot: Former Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt (D), former Austin City Council Member Don Zimmerman (R), physician Jeff Ridgeway (I), state Rep. Eddie Rodriguez (D), former Texas Libertarian Party Chair and Lago Vista Council Member Pat Dixon (L), and retiree Waller T. Burns II (R).