Where can I find more information about the 2020 Texas Primary Elections?
This is the date on which the major political parties will hold their Primary Elections. Candidates who wish to represent one of the major parties in races that will appear on the November General Election ballot must first win that party's Primary Election.
You can search by county for candidates who have filed for office on the website of the Texas Secretary of State.
The date of the Primary Runoff Election is May 26, 2020.
League of Women Voters VOTERS GUIDE information in the Primary Elections is now available on the VOTE411.org website.
To use this website, click on the link above, then:
The VOTE411 website tailors the races you see to your voting location, so you do not have to figure out which county you live in or which races will be on your ballot. VOTE411 also allows you to compare candidates' responses side-by-side.
A printed VOTERS GUIDE covering races for voters who live in Dallas County is now available at:
Printable VOTERS GUIDES for voters who live in Collin County can be found on the website of the League of Women Voters of Collin County.
Early Voting begins on February 18th and will end on February 28th.
On Election Day itself (March 3rd), regular polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Richardson residents who live in Dallas County may vote early at any early voting location in the county. Early Voting information is available on the website of the Dallas County Elections Department.
Richardson residents who live in Collin County may vote early at any Early Voting location in the county. Early voting information is available on the website of the Collin County Elections Department.
On Tuesday, March 3, 2020, polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
NOTE: Election Day polling locations for Primary Elections are not always the same as polling locations for General Elections. Be sure to check to determine where you can vote on March 3.
Richardson voters who live in Dallas County may vote on Election Day at any Election Day polling place in Dallas County. A link to those locations will be posted when it is available.
Richardson voters who live in Collin County may vote on Election Day at any Vote Center in Collin County. This page also indicates wait times at each Vote Center.
On Saturday, January 25, 2020, the League of Women Voters of Collin County sponsored a series of candidate forums for the following offices. Offices in bold will be on the ballots of Richardson residents who live in Collin County. Videos of these forums can be viewed on LWV-Collin's YouTube channel.
On Wednesday, February 19th, the League of Women Voters of Dallas and the Dallas Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a candidate forum for U.S. House District 32.
Click here for more information and to register.
To view your precinct's sample ballot, go to the Voter Lookup page and fill out your information. You will then be able to view a sample ballot containing only those races you will vote on.
Sample ballots for Collin County are now available on the Collin County Elections Department website.
To view the sample ballot containing only those races and propositions you will vote on, you need your precinct number. You can find your precinct number on your voter registration card, or you can look it up using a link on the webpage linked to in the paragraph above.
The last day to request an application for a ballot by mail in the March 6 Primary Elections is February 21, 2020. To print an application for a mail ballot or submit a request online, go to the Secretary of State's website.
Mail-in ballots must be received by election officials no later than March 3.
December 9 Last day for candidates to file January 1 First day to apply for ballot by mail February 3 Last day to register to vote in this election February 18 First day of Early Voting February 21 Last day to apply for ballot by mail February 28 Last day of Early Voting March 3 Last day for receipt of ballot by mail March 3 Election Day May 26 Runoff Election